This is a copy of Keziah Dane by bestselling mystery writer Sue Grafton. It is a gently used paperback copy. 1975 publication. Very Hard to find book. Great item for collectors.
Since her husband died in the flood that drowned their town Keziah Dane has lived on the brink of poverty with her sons and daughters. Into their tightly-knit family comes Web, a crafty, lusting vagrant who insinuates himself into Keziah's confidence. He uses her trust to disguise his crude attempts to hurt her elder daughter, who defends herself by smashing his skull.
Web's body is dumped in the murky depths of Drowntown, but his death brings unexpected benefits to the Danes.
This book is in "very good" condition. No writing, rips, tears, loose or missing pages, stamps, stickers, creases, stains, etc. There is very slight yellowing with age and some light cover wear.