First Edition. Mystery author's very scarce first book. Novel intended to wake up feminists to those of the female sex who trade on their womanhood to get their way and subdue weak men. A portrayal of a woman who only wants to be considered to have done everything for the best and for what was correct no matter the consequences to those around her, including her children. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips, lower half of front spine edge split, dime sized chip at top rear panel.