Loren Mensing--a with-it law professor and former deputy legal adviser to the police department--is engaged to clear...

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Loren Mensing--a with-it law professor and former deputy legal adviser to the police department--is engaged to clear authoress Hope Foxworth Dillaway after her novelist husband and a black companion are burned to death in a mountain cabin. First, the evidence points to a fire-bombing despite an apparent police coverup. Then the black man turns out to have been a government spy with a penchant for blackmail. Loren has to contend with a ""clan of demented pen people"" as well as his old flame Lucy. Unsolvably right-on--a forensic find.

Pub Date: Oct. 28, 1975

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Page Count: -

Publisher: Putnam

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1, 1975