1984, 1st edition; Book Club Edition; G.P. Putnam's Sons publishers, New York; smaller hardbound with wheat brown boards and black lettering along spine; very good condition; dust jacket good with a short tear (repaired), see pic.
Sgt. Norah Mulcahaney of the NYPD, whom Ms. magazine calls "the very best...of the women sleuths," is back in this continuing series that the New York Times Book Review describes as "one of the best of its kind."
When a young girl is brutally murdered in Central Park, her throat cruelly slashed, Sgt. Mulcahaney is assigned to the case. Disheartened by the number of violent crimes left unsolved, Norah vows to find the killer. After three more women are butchered in the same heartless manner, Norah's vow becomes on obsession...