By John D. MacDonald
Dead Low Tide is an iconic early mystery from John D. MacDonald, the mastermind behind Cape Fear and the Travis McGee novels. at the coast of Florida, a operating stiff is wrongfully accused of murdering his boss—and needs to outwit one among MacDonald’s signature villains to avoid wasting his life.
Introduction through Dean Koontz
A collage graduate and novice fisherman, Andy McClintock is caught toiling within the place of work of a development corporation. but if Andy attempts to hand over, his boss deals him a promoting and a raise—and then quickly kills himself with a harpoon gun. at the least, that’s what it appears like, till the police rule it homicide—with the homicide weapon belonging to Andy.
The harpoon gun have been stolen out of Andy’s storage, and the boss’s spouse makes the outrageous declare that she and Andy have been having an affair. He’s been organize. To transparent his identify, he’ll need to locate the true killer. yet Andy quickly discovers that he’s up opposed to greater than a two-bit thief—he’s been particular by means of absolute evil, a monster with out compassion for his fellow man.
Praise for John D. MacDonald and Dead Low Tide
“John D. MacDonald used to be the good entertainer of our age, and a captivating storyteller.”—Stephen King
“The writing is marked by way of sharp commentary, vibrant discussion, and a feeling of candy hot horror.”—The manhattan Times
“To diggers one thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut
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