GILDED NEEDLES. [New York]: Avon, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Avon 76398. The author's third horror novel. A "wonderfully complete and textured novel. McDowell is in perfect control from that creepy epigram right up to the book's last terrifying sentence ... McDowell must now be regarded as the finest writer of paperback originals in America." - Stephen King. A fine, as new copy. (#160938).
"First Avon Printing, November, 1980" on copyright page.