All These Condemned Author:John D MacDonald When at last they found her and took her out of the water, I knew I had to go look at her. See for the lat time the richness of her body, the curves of the breasts, waist, hips and thighs. — Even in death she was beautiful; she would haunt me forever. She had taken all I had--using the weapons of her money and her demanding hunger for a new man... more » to make me into something less than a man. She had condemned everybody who had loved her to a lifetime of shame and self-hatred.
But some stronger than I had turned on her, killed her and thrown that tantalizing body into the cold lake.