Henry Kuttner, The Murder of Ann Avery
Permabooks, New York 1956.
First edition. Jacket Design by J. Meese.
A number of people wanted Ann dead. Psychoanalyst Dr. Michael Gray investigates the key suspects: a jealous husband, a drug addict, a lush, a gang leader, a tough kid with a violent reputation, a big spender (with a small wallet) and a reluctant witness who hides explosive evidence.