First Edition. "Pretty Mrs. Crofton's husband had died from poison - self administered, the coroner decided - and though but three months had passed it was quite apparent that she had come to Beechfield on a fresh romantic quest. Little Timmy by some uncanny second sight was the first to see that something was wrong. At her heels a shadow man and behind him a phantom dog!" Uncommon. Near Fine in Good but edge chipped and soiled dustjacket.