Near-fine first edition, with slight bruising to top and bottom of spine and several small spots of discoloration to boards. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with wear to corners and edges, and some tears to both back and front cover.
In the cool, historic sanctuary of Nemi rests the spirit of Diana, the Benevolent-Malign Goddess whose priests once stalked the sacred grove. Now Hubert Mallindaine, self-styled descendent of the Italian huntress, has claimed spiritual rights to a villa at Nemi - a villa with a view to kill. But his protector, the indestructible millionaire Maggie Radcliffe, has withdrawn her patronage - and the supplicant sets out to appease his ancestress. With gruesome results . . .