First Edition. Cosgrave II dustjacket art. Murder mystery solved by an ex-British Secret Service Agent. "John Monarch, United States Senator, aristocrat in party politics, who had ruined a hundred thousand investors over night, who wrote erotic books, who was a paradox and a mystery, lay dead in the haunted sentry box of an old Spanish castle in Porto Rico." Near Fine in dustjacket chipped at spine ends and flap corners, edges with wear, small chip at mid-spine, general soiling.