The sixth Luis Mendoza mystery
First US edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. 19.5 × 13cm, 278pp
A Luis Mendoza mystery. "Lieutenant Mendoza seems to be beset on all sides: at home, his wife Alison is convinced she is having twins; at the office his worry is a man called Francis Ingram, prime suspect for a murder Mendoza does not think he has committed. Yet the fact remains that someone has murdered Ingram's wife, Arabella, and the evidence points straight at him. But as the case progresses it becomes clear that everyone has a grudge against her and a consuming interest in her will."
The book is in good plus condition, with some tanning to the page edges. The dustwrapper is dulled and a little grubby but has not been price-clipped.