First American edition hardcover is in good condition and shows modest signs of wear to covers. Book appears un-read. DJ is protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library copy with the usual marks and attachments. 224 pages. Hardcover binding. Year: 1974 ISBN: 0002218860 John Grayson was born under the sign of Scorpion. A solitary man, he thought of himself as detached and uninvolved until Trumper discovered that he had one dangerous and exceptional skill. Trumper needed that skill, and from that first telephone call on a summer morning in Marseilles Grayson found himself involved in the dangerous and desperate game which was being played out in England.