And Left For Dead Author:Frances and Richard Lockridge Mary Smith was her name, and ordinary though the name might be, the girl was extraordinary indeed, and recently someone had very nearly succeeded in killing her. — Now, returning to her Greenwich Villlage apartment after a month in the hospital, she finds that every trace of her own existence there has vanished. A new tenant has moved in, a youn... more »g man who carefully explains: "Mary Smith is dead, lady. Dead a month now. You see---somebody murdered her."
Then because he feels sorry for the appealing and confused girl who insists on calling herself Mary Smith, the young man decides to help, and discovers that Mary has a past, one that seems relevant to the increasingly dangerous present.
Meanwhile, the calm and methodical killer closes in again. What does he want? And why? This chiling novel of flight and pursuit, hunter and hunted, kidnapping and multiple murder keeps the reader guessing all the way to a breathtaking climax.« less