"Master mystery writer Block is at the top of his form."--Library Journal(starred review)
A man named Nicholas Edwards lives in New Orleans and renovates houses, making decent money at it. Between his family and his stamps, all of Nicholas's spare time is happily accounted for. Sometimes it's hard to remember that he used to kill people for a living.
But when the nation's economy tanks, taking the construction business with it, just one phone call drags him back into the game. His driver's license may say Nicholas Edwards, but he's back to being the man he always was: Keller.
Keller's work takes him to New York, on a West Indies cruise, and more. But the real high drama when a widow in Cheyenne introduces Keller to her deceased husband's stamp collection...