New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Most people left Campbell's Cove with alacrity, but Hannah Blake not only stayed, she became active in community affairs. Her main rival in town was her childhood friend Maria Verlaine, who was the power in town---until the moment she was strangled. Light wear and rubbing to dust jacket which also shows a sunned spine. $45.00.