By John D. MacDonald
From a loved grasp of crime fiction, shiny Orange for the Shroud is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
Travis McGee is calling ahead to a “slob summer,” spending his days as distant from hazard as attainable. yet hassle has a manner of discovering him, regardless of the place he hides. An outdated good friend, conned out of his existence discounts via his ex-wife, has tracked him down and is determined for aid. To get the cash again and earn his traditional expense, McGee should penetrate the Everglades—and the brain of a violently twisted grifter.
“John D. MacDonald was once the good entertainer of our age, and a spell binding storyteller.”—Stephen King
McGee hasn't ever obvious a guy so replaced by means of three hundred and sixty five days of lifestyles. Arthur Wilkinson were an amiable and respectable younger guy seeking to make investments a few of his enormous inheritance in a marina firm. Then a stunning blonde named Wilma Ferner confirmed up. She used to be quickly Mrs. Wilkinson, and it took her just a yr to depart Arthur bankrupt and broken.
But what begins out as an easy activity becomes a deadly state of affairs whilst McGee comes face-to-face with a quick-thinking and quicker-fisted foe within the Florida swamps. Now Arthur’s fortune isn’t the single factor at the line: This task may well suggest McGee’s life.
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