The Dreadful Lemon Sky Author:John D. MacDonald (LoC#74-23085, partial ISBN 449-03285. Travis McGee series #16.) — We had had something together once. Carrie Milligan and I. But it was long gone. — She came to me now, years later, looking older and used and very scared. She had a lot of money with her. Over a hundred thousand dollars. She wanted me to keep it safe. Until she returned. And no qu... more »estions, please--for old times' sake.
So I kept the money, but Carrie never came back. And never would. She was suddenly very dead.
The papers said it was an accident. But I didn't believe it for a moment. I did not know then that Carrie had been mixed up in a dangerous and dirty business. But I suspected it.
And I was certain that someone had "arranged" that accident. Now I was damn well going to find out who."« less