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By John D. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 0307826775

ISBN-13: 9780307826770

From a liked grasp of crime fiction, The Dreadful Lemon Sky is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Around 4 within the morning, Travis McGee is jarred unsleeping via a breathless ghost from his previous: an past love who wishes a spot to stash a package deal jam-packed with funds. What’s in it for McGee? Ten grand and no questions requested. weeks later, she’s dead.

“The Travis McGee novels are top-of-the-line works of fiction ever penned via an American author.”—Jonathan Kellerman

Carolyn Milligan used to be basically aboard McGee’s boat for one evening. She got here to drop off 100 grand for safekeeping. What Carrie fairly wanted used to be anyone to maintain her secure. She acknowledged she’d be again in a month. as a substitute Carrie is killed in a doubtful roadside twist of fate. Now McGee is left with a fortune—and a nagging conscience.

So McGee takes a visit to the seedy little city of Bayside, Florida, to seem into Carrie’s existence sooner than she confirmed up on his boat. What McGee reveals merely pushes him additional into the corrupt global of substances and blood that Carrie used to be attempting to get away. McGee is used to excessive stakes, but if the our bodies begin piling up, even he can be in over his head.

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Erneut zustimmendes Gemurmel. �Ich begreife nicht, wieso sie ihn einfach abhauen lassen«, sagte ein jüngerer Mann wütend. Er trug eine Baseball-Kappe der Mariners. �Es war ein Formfehler«, antwortete der erste Mann genau so bitter wie zuvor. Wegen eines Fehlers. Einer Formsache. Wegen einer gottverdammten Kleinigkeit! �Die Bullen kriegen ihn, und die Rechtsverdreher lassen ihn frei«, sagte der Mann, der den Schirm mit seiner Frau teilte. »O nein«, warf der Mann mit der Base-Cap ein. »Für den Formfehler war allein die Polizei verantwortlich.

Er warf Kent einen Blick zu, der noch immer auf allen vieren durchs Gras kroch, dann wandte er sich wieder Steven zu. Seine alten Augen waren klar und durchdringend. « Unwahrscheinlich, dachte Steven. Jedenfalls nicht lebend. Die Wunden des Hundes und der Zustand des ersten Opfers sprachen dagegen. Trotzdem zwang er sich, zuversichtlich zu klingen. « Clary schüttelte den Kopf. »Nennen Sie mich Bud. « Steven lächelte. « Doch dann wurde er wieder ernst. « Bud seufzte. »Pal rennt gerne mal hinter einem Vogel oder einem Karnickel her, wissen Sie.

Ich weiß, Casey. Danke«, sagte er trocken. « Als die Tür wieder zu war, verdrehte Jenna die Augen. « �O ja, und ob«, sagte Lucas freimütig. »Genau wie sie. « �Ganz sicher. « Jenna wandte sich wieder der Telefonliste zu. »Brads Vater arbeitet bei der Polizei. « �Bestimmt sagt er, dass er keine Zeit hat. « Jenna warf ihm einen finsteren Blick zu. Er lächelte sie freundlich an. « Jenna verschränkte die Arme vor dem Körper und sog die Wangen ein. »Als Mentor bist du wirklich daneben. « Lucas’ ergrauender Schnurrbart bebte.

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