There are days when nothing goes right. Jonathan Blake did not want to find a corpse in his hotel bedroom. When he was trying to get it down the fire escape without being seen, he found the bottom flight had been locked up. Then somebody took his car, and he had to borrow one to carry the body off in the boot - but the boot lid wouldn't shut. When he got the body to the house where he had friends, he found the friends had been replaced by enemies who wanted to kill him...
Used availability for John Newton Chance's Return to Death Alley
July 1976 : UK Hardback
July 2002 : UK Paperback