Signed first edition of Karen Kijewski's first novel, following private eye Kat Colorado as she takes down criminals and a "somehow ominous" real estate company.
Near fine in like dust jacket.
"There was one flaw, one out-of-place detail – the body on the floor. The blood did not go well with the pink marble."
KATWALK won the Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel contest. It recieved mixed reviews at the time, Kirkus Book Reviews noting that it contained "the sort of schmaltz usually associated with romance novels." A ringing endorsement if there ever was one.
Read more: Kirkus Book Reviews, July 15 1989.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1989). 8.25'' x 5.5''. Original black boards with gilt lettering to spine. Original unclipped ($16.95) color pictorial dust jacket illustrated by John Nickle. 232 pages.Signed by Kijewski and dated November 1989 to title page. Jacket with mild edgewear. Binding spine ends a touch bumped. Bright.
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