IN A PLACE DARK AND SECRET.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first suspense novel written under his own name by this journalist and author of many non-fiction books, as well as a member of an alpine search-and-rescue team and an experienced cave diver. Set in Annapolis, Maryland, this is the story of a young girl who is abducted by a fanatical grieving father - while the police detective Howard Warner must piece together the clues that link three girls, Sarah has to fight for her survival. Can she fool this deranged man who wants to love her like a father, but who could kill her at any time? INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late noted collector Larry Owens. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-531097056.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.