New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book / FORGE, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. SIGNED by the Author on the title page, 8vo, black boards with bright scarlet lettering on spine, archival mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped), 319 page. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #5317
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Hubert “Hugh” Holton (1947 - 2001) was the only son of a police officer, who-- after 26-years on the Chicago Police Force--Lt. Holton turned to crime novels. His most popular books include: Chicago Blues, Windy City, Red Lightning (A Larry Cole Mystery), The Devil's Shadow, and Criminal Element (A Larry Cole Mystery).
This is the fourth book in the Commander Larry Cole crime series. It involves the ghastly murder of a columnist, the trial of a vicious criminal, and danger facing a nun.