Robert Bloch – The Scarf (Nel, 1972: originally Dial, USA, 1947)
Fame – of sorts – came early to Dan Morley.
So did temptation.
So did the easy money and the glittering women who thrust it on him, begging him to accept.
And so did murder.
All he needed was a soft maroon scarf, looped lightly around both wrists: and it was not just one victim or even two ….
Thanks to Justin Marriott of Paperback Fanatic for the cover scan.