Murder. Multiplied by Seven... equals supercharged action and breath-taking suspense in this carnivol of crime from the blood-dipped pen of Paul Cain, creator of close-lipped men whose rods did all their talking, and sultry women whose eyes were full of promises. A woman’s lips, a red-hot ruby necklace, and danger unlimited give us a scarlet motif for PIGEON BLOOD In PARLOR TRICK, there is conjured up a master slaying to prove to you that the knife is quicker than the eye, while a swarm of ruthless killers who settle their arguments with dynamite furnish the core for the blood-chilling tale, PINEAPPLE. These are but a few of the action-packed stories you will find between these covers. Paul Cain is a connoisseur of crime who writes in the best homicidal tradition of Dashiel Hammett and Raymond Chandler. This is one collection of spine-tingling murder yarns that you won’t read with your back to the door.