Travis McGee isn’t your typical knight in shining armour. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule is simple: He’ll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half.
When Travis McGee enters the prosperous town of Fort Courtney he quickly realises that something’s not quite right. Here to rescue the suicidal daughter of a deceased friend, Travis is shocked by the string of murders and suicides that is taking over the town.
Then, just when it seems that things can’t get any stranger, Travis becomes the lead suspect in the murder of a local nurse. To save the young woman, he’s going to have to save himself first . . .
First published in 1968, The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper features an introduction by Lee Child
JOHN D. MACDONALD: A GRAND MASTER CRIME WRITER
The great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller
A dominant influence on writers crafting the continuing series character . . . I envy the generation of readers just discovering Travis McGee
The consummate pro, a master storyteller and witty observer . . . The Travis McGee novels are among the finest works of fiction ever penned by an American author and they retain a remarkable sense of freshness
...my favorite novelist of all time
A master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer . . . John D. MacDonald is a shining example for all of us in the field