From the Publisher:
Luane Devore is about to be murdered. Among the suspects are various people whose reputations have been blighted by Luane's malicious gossip, including her young, servile husband and a doctor with an ugly secret in his past. A crime novel from the author of THE GETAWAY, THE GRIFTERS and A HELL OF A WOMAN.
Jim Thompson: The Kill-off. Vintage, ISBN: 0375700358 (July, 1999), 215 S., $15.00