A story of terror tuned to the relentless ticking of the clock
PAN BOOKS G458
FIRST PRINTING 1961
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN HARDBACK BY ANDRE DEUTSCH 1959
COVER ART BY "PEFF"
'She's a pretty doll, Mr. Elgin.
You don't want nothing to happen to her...'
Then the phone went dead.
This new Joseph Hayes thriller races on with ever-mounting tension through minutes and hours of a single night. Flashing from parents tortured by fear for their daughter, to the girl herself alone with a devil obsessed, this is a novel of almost unbearable suspense.