Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. 214 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1992. ISBN: 0553295152. Somebody's doing a tango with a venomous reptile called death. Sexy, savvy Laura Ireland was a West Coast beauty with a major in anthropology and volleyball, and a minor in murder. He recent past was ancient history, but her future was anybody's guess.