London: Collins, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel involving the Harper family of New England (the first was "A Trial of Ashes."), narrated by Nancy Harper. In this book, the Harper family has swapped houses with a woman whose husband was killed in an automobile accident, only to discover that England and Londonare not quite what they expected (it seems to rain all the time) and that the husband, Arnold, is a target of several attempts on his life.. SIGNED by the author on the title page - she has lined out the title and written "A Cold Trail" underneath, presumably her preferred title for this book. As a transplanted New Englander herself, Babson can write knowledgeably about both points of view. 159 pp. ISBN: 0-002319497.