(From the publisher):
From the publisher
Help me for gods sake
Later the doctors would use these words to decipher the riddle of a demented killer. Right now, the lipstick scrawl signaled the start of New York's greatest manhunt.
And in the city room of the fabulous Kyne News empire, four big-time newsmen went into action. All four knew that an exclusive beat on the killings would mean the top job at Kyne - and they were all hungry for that job. Hungry enough to buck the police, sell out their mistresses, and commit blackmail. Four decent men - corrupted by the bloody spur of ambition.
Original title: The Bloody Spur
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense
- Re-issued in 1956 as "While the City Sleeps" to tie-in with the film adaptation by Fritz Lang that starred George Sanders and Dana Andrews.