Some minor splitting to spine at front cover, and some minor staining to the inside of the back cover. Slight bruising to bottom of spine. In a very good priceclipped dust jacket with a small tear to the rear top corner, and a watermark to the rear bottom corner.
May Forbes, forty plus and single, came four nights a week to feed the wild cats on Broomstick Common. That was how she happened to glimpse a masked man with a spade. Fearful for her own life, she lands up at the Mettlesome Horse, where that remarkable lawyer, Arthur Crook, is drinking at the bar.
So when the body of pretty eighteen-year-old Linda Myers is found buried on the Common, Crook discovers a number of people who might want the girl dead.Then May Forbes leaves for work one lunchtime and does not reappear . . .