Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 1997. Paperback. 232p., author's note, very light dampstain at fore-edge else good first Alyson trade paperback edition and first printing in red wraps. Alyson Mystery.
McDowell was best-known as the author of the horror series "Blackwater." Both authors died of AIDS-related illnesses and lived near Boston. Gunn page 118-119. Dan Valentine & Clarisse Lovelace mysteries.