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.
News reaches Travis McGee that Tush, an old football buddy of his, has committed suicide. But Travis suspects foul play. Tush had just discovered that his small plot of land was sat right in the middle of a highly profitable parcel of riverfront acres. Certain big-time movers and shakers had badly wanted him out of the way.
But proving it suddenly looks a lot more difficult when Travis discovers a note from Tush’s wife saying she was leaving him. Travis must work fast to uncover the truth if he’s going to save what’s left of his friend’s family . . .
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