Murder at the Blue Owl was published by St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, Copyright 1988 by Lee Martin. It is a stated first edition. It is a hard cover in good condition. It measures approximately 9 ½" tall by 5 ½" wide. It retains its original dust jacket in fairly good condition. There is a rip on the top left front that measures approximately ½" long. It has blue cloth covers with gold gilt text on the spine.
This is a Deb Ralston murder mystery. Detective Deb Ralston is invited by her good friend to a weekend birthday party for former movie star Margali Bowman Lang. Deb has finally conceived her first child at the age of 42 and is looking forward to enjoying a relaxing, enjoyable weekend. Unfortunately anything but relaxing is on the agenda. Margali's daughter, Fara, confides to Deb that she worries that her mother is either drinking herself to death or going crazy. Tensions run high as Margali is hysterical and paranoid insisting that someone is trying to kill her. When Margali is later found murdered, Deb is already on the case. The print is a good size, making it an easy read.
It has 198 pages.