Hardcover US first edition, , the first thriller by Peter Straub, perhaps best known ( at that point) as a horror writer. The first book of what became the Blue Rose Trilogy
Viking USA, 1988, heavy foxing age spotting to the page block ends.
Only four men knew what it meant.
Vietnam vets. One was a doctor. One was a lawyer. One was a working stiff. One was a writer. All were as different as men could be----yet all were bound eternally together by a single shattering secret.