THE BEE'S KISS.
Edition: First printing.
London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth Joe Sandilands novel. "It's 1926 and Joe Sandilands is back from India, enjoying the frantic pleasures of Jazz Age London. Yet there is a darkness behind all that post-war gaiety. A woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her suite at the Ritz. A broken window and a missing emerald necklace suggest that it is a burglary gone wrong. But the corpse is that of a much-respected member of the British establishment, Dame Beatrice Jagow-Joliffe, one of the founders of the Wrens, and so Scotland Yard send Joe to conduct a swift inquiry." SIGNED by the author on the title page underneat the words 'The moth's kiss first!' with the date 28 August 2005, in the year of publication. Laid in is a promotional postcard, also SIGNED by the author. 285 pp. ISBN: 1-845290496.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.