New York: Bantam Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 8vo, red quarter cloth with silver lettering on spine over off-white boards, an archival quality clear plastic cover protects the pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a faint Chinese/Thai foo dog, preliminary map of Southeast Asia by David Lindroth, 405 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3979
Francine Barron Mathews (born 1963) is an American writer of mystery and spy fiction who also writes historical mysteries under the name Stephanie Barron. THE SECRET AGENT is based on the life of American expatriot and secret agent Jim Thompson. The novel is "at once a murder mystery, a touching love story, and a lavishly atmospheric journey through the exotic landscape of love and history--an historical thriller of the first rank."-jacket
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION: tight, bright, clean. No remainder markings.