From the Publisher:
Ominous things are taking place in the town of Skaket. A young couple is confronted with the threat of violence by the locals. A nationally wanted kills may be loose on the Cape. America's favorite radio personality, Rosalie Ray, is found dead in her bed, done in with a whale lance. And this is only the beginning of what may be Asey Mayo's wildest adventure.
Phoebe Atwood Taylor: The Crimson Patch. An Asey Mayo Cape Cod Mystery. Countryman Press, ISBN: 088150064X (January, 1986), 240 p., $7.95