Prather, Richard S. PATTERN FOR PANIC
New York: Abelard-Schuman, Inc., (1954). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in papercovered grey boards, spine titles in black; in a very good plus, illustrated dust jacket showing minor edge wear, a short closed tear, and slight nicking to the crown of the spine.
Cliff Morgan, a California detective, while vacationing in Mexico City becomes involved in a violent fist fight, lands in jail, visits a whorehouse (on a job for a General's wife), and finally ends up in a carefully hidden Communist headquarters.