"IT WAS A DAY, LIKE MOST DAYS, TO DRESS AS A LAWYER": FIRST EDITION OF NORTH OF THE BORDER, SIGNED BY AUTHOR JUDITH VAN GIESON
VAN GIESON, Judith. North of the Border. New York: Walker, (1988). Octavo, original blue paper boards, original dust jacket. $350.
First edition of the first novel in the Neil Hamel mystery series, signed on the title page by author Judith Van Gieson.
In North of the Border, attorney Neil Hamel is dragged into a mystery when her former boss, lover, and partner Carl Roberts and his wife, Celina, begin receiving threatening notes after they pay to adopt a Mexican infant. "Neil Hamel is the best thing to happen to criminal investigation since Father Brown… Van Gieson is a classy writer" (Tony Hillerman). This is the first novel in Judith Van Gieson's popular mystery series featuring Neil Hamel, lawyer and sleuth.
A fine signed copy.