MacDonald, John D

John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pa, and educated at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Syracuse and Harvard, where he took an MBA in 1939. During WW2, he rose to the rank of Colonel, and while serving in the Army and in the Far East, sent a short story to his wife for sale, successfully. After the war, he decided to try writing for a year, to see if he could make a living. Over 500 short stories and 70 novels resulted, including 21 Travis McGees

A Tan And Sandy Silence MacDonald, John D

Travis McGee is unnerved when he receives an unexpected guest...

The Crossroads MacDonald, John D

RetailMore than half a century ago, Papa Drovek opened his small grocery store at the junction of two country roads. As he bought more and more land, the roads became highways, and now the Droveks own a complex of hotels, restaurants, a truck stop, a shopping centre and two gas stations. Papa's eldest son, Charles, is president of the Crossroads Corporation. His son Leo enjoys his token job, and daughter Joan manages the commercial tenants' leases. But when younger son Pete's wife ...

Pale Gray for Guilt MacDonald, John D

With an introduction by CARL HIAASEN JOHN D. MacDONALD "...the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." --STEPHEN KING "...a master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer."--MARY HIGGINS CLARK "...a dominant influence on writers crafting the continuing series character."--SUE GRAFTON "...my favorite novelist of all time."--DEAN KOONTZ "...the consummate pro, a master storyteller and witty observer."--JONATHAN KELLERMAN "...remains one of my idols."--DONALD WESTLAKE ...

Nightmare in Pink MacDonald, John D

NIGHTMARE IN PINK is the second Travis McGee adventure. In it McGee tackles a high risk free-lance assignment as a favor to Mike, his old wartime buddy. Mike's sister Nina needs help. Her fiancee is dead, victim of murder, and the rap laid on him doesn't stop there. Will McGee give Nina a hand? In the event, he gives her a hand and then some. Her initial coolness quickly turns to passion for the big Floridian. McGee hunts out leads no matter where they take him -- to jetsetters, call girls, dope...