Clint Sewell knows there probably isn't a woman within fifty miles who would shed a tear if Mary Olan turned up dead—because there isn't a husband around who hasn't spent a night or two in Mary's bed. The latest occupant is Clint's boss. Joe's a nice guy, sure, but he's not above deceiving his wife . . . not above spreading rumors to cover up his sins . . . and maybe not above letting someone else take the fall when the unscrupulous Mary is found lifeless—with Clint Sewell's belt around her lovely neck.
Features a new Introduction by Dean Koontz
Praise for John D. MacDonald
"The great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller."—Stephen King
"My favorite novelist of all time."—Dean Koontz
"To diggers a thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald would be a treasure on the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen."—Kurt Vonnegut
"A master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer . . . John D. MacDonald is a shining example for all of us in the field. Talk about the best."—Mary Higgins Clark
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John D. MacDonald (Author)
John D. MacDonald was an American novelist and short-story writer. His works include the Travis McGee series and the novel The Executioners, which was adapted into the film Cape Fear. In 1962 MacDonald was named a Grand Master of the Mystery Write...