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A Tan and Sandy Silence and Two Other Great Mysteries (Travis McGee)
A Tan and Sandy Silence and Two Other Great Mysteries - Travis McGee Author:John D. MacDonald Book Club Edition hardcover containing the full text of three of John D. MacDonald's famous "Travis McGee" mysteries, including: — *** A Tan and Sandy Silence — News of a former girlfriend's mysterious disappearance leads McGee to the West Indian island of Grenada. There he takes on a whirlwind plot of double-dealing, sh... more »ady financing and shifting identities.
*** The Long Lavender Look
While driving along a darkened stretch of Florida road, Travis McGee and friend Meyer encounter a young girl wearing little more than a frightened look as she leaps out from the shadows directly in line with their headlights. A skillful swerve saves the girl but finds McGee and friend upside down in ten feet of swamp water. Not two minutes later they are dodging bullets fired from a speeding pickup. McGee reports these unusual events to the local sheriff and finds himself arrested for murder!
*** Bright Orange for the Shroud
The fragile-looking blonde was like a black widow spider feeding on her mate till he was broke and drained dry, a walking zombie stumbling aboard the celebrated TRAVIS McGEE houseboat The Busted Flush. And there lolls Travis McGee, that free-lance knight in slightly tarnished armor whose well-known nose for a dollar twitches at the money smell. This time the scent leads by some bizarre routes to a vicious nest of confidence artists and doublecrossers who in-habit some of those baleful parts of Florida the tourists never see....« less