The Way To Dusty Death Author:Alistair MacLean Continuing art from the front cover of the side of a truck... — T.W.T.D.D. — $5.95 — 1973 — Alistair MacLean's newest thriller explodes into action with what looks like a driver's miscalculation, a consequent crash, and a powerful racing car that is transformed instantly into a blazing furneral pyre. Johnny Harlow, number-one winner on the Grand Pri... more »x circuit, seems to be responsible for the "accident" --the latest in a series of disasters that has included the elimination by violence of Johnny's younger brother. The pit boss says he's doubtful that the troubles are being caused by explainable mechanical failures, the head of the team begins to believe that Johnny is losing his nerve, and jealous rivals start referring to Harlow as a has-been. ut as the pressures and the tensions mount, a vicious pattern begins to emerge --and Johnny finds himself in a hair-raising race where the prize is survival and the penalty is death.
In this fast-paced novel of danger and suspense, one of today's master storytellers tells tale that moves with the speed of racing motors toward a finish that only one can win.
Alistair MacLean's previous best sellers include BEAR ISLAND, CARAVAN TO VACCARES, PUPPET ON A CHAIN, and FORCE TEN FROM NAVARONE. As well as STATION ZEBRA, THE GUNS OF NAVARONE and WHERE EAGLES DARE were also made into major motion pictures.