Garden City, Doubleday/Crime Club, 1946. Stated first edition. Abbie Harris' nephew is recuperating from traumatic combat action, and when his army buddy is shot to death, he finds himself the prime suspect. Detective Max Johnson lends a hand after a second victim is found. Light browning to endpapers with very slight wear to extremities and bumping of lower corners.DJ shows wear and chipping with small open tears to spine ends. $17.50.