A SEASON FOR THE DEAD.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Delacorte, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller introducing police detective Nic Costa, "the son of an infamous Italian Communist, and a cop who barely looks his 27 years of age . . In a hushed Vatican reading room, the scene was shocking: a crazed professor shot dead after brandishing evidence of a grisly crime. Moments later, two bodies are found in a nearby church, each with a gruesome calling card from the killer. . . Set amidst a bizarre killing spree in modern Rome, it is a bewitching blend of history and drama, sensuality and suspense. SIGNED on the half title page. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-385337221.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.