The Mysterious Bookshop

Fenisong, Ruth - Bite the Hand

Garden City, Doubleday/Crime Club, 1956. First edition. Captain Nelson of the NYPD homicide squad has a lovely neighbor, Alix Hildebrand.  When Alix comes to Nelson with a sordid tale of blackmail, little does he know that he and his family will soon be drawn into the sinister plot along with a suspicious hit and run accident.  Name to front endpaper, corners slightly bumped. DJ shows wear to extremities with small open tears to spine ends and panels. $15.00.


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