London, Mystery Book Guild, 1960. Pen name of John Creasey, one of the most prolific writers in mystery fiction. One of the Patrick Dawlish series, a criminal that the police/intelligence officer put away several years ago is free, and has threatened Dawlish and his wife. When a booby trap meant for the Dawlishes kills the wife of a close friend, the situation becomes even more complex when the victim's husband vows revenge! Near fine in near fine DJ which shows faint blue line from Brodart cover. $10.00.