Soft Touch - d1621 Author:John D. MacDonald HE WANTED OUT ... — Out of his job, out of his marraige to a round-heeled lush. And there'd never be another chance like this one ... — A big, big caper, but simple as pie. A suitcase bursting with tightly packedstacks of nice, worn, unmarked bills. And nobody would get hurt...supposedly. — But the sight and feel of all that money can warp a man, c... more »an make him decide not to split it up. And it can make murder look easy ...« less
An interesting book by another underrated, lost, and almost forgotten novelist. This one is murder mystery in the vein of Mary Roberts Rinehart, Dorothy L. Sayers, Dashiell Hammett, and Raymond Chandler. The author, always the sociological sexologist, is up to tune. Not a shabby read for a quiet evening or two.