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By John D. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 0307826767

ISBN-13: 9780307826763

From a loved grasp of crime fiction, The Turquoise Lament is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Funny factor approximately favors. occasionally they arrive again to hang-out you. And Travis McGee owes his pal a huge one for saving his lifestyles as soon as upon a time. Now the friend’s daughter, Linda “Pidge” Lewellen, wishes support 5 time zones away in Hawaii ahead of she sails off into the deep blue with a cold-blooded killer: her husband.

“The Travis McGee novels are among the best works of fiction ever penned through an American author.”—Jonathan Kellerman

When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen stored his existence in a bar struggle, McGee might by no means have idea he’d prove paying his rescuer again in one of these manner. yet years later he unearths himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine even if Pidge’s husband quite is attempting to kill her, or if she’s simply wasting her mind.

Of path, as soon as McGee arrives he can’t aid yet provide in to his baser instincts, and as his affair with Pidge will get underway, he can’t discover a unmarried factor incorrect. McGee chalks up Pidge’s paranoia to basic nervousness, provides her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully chuffed. It’s no longer till he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he could have ignored a clue or . And Pidge can be in very severe danger.

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Download PDF by John D. MacDonald: The Turquoise Lament (Travis McGee, Book 15)

From a loved grasp of crime fiction, The Turquoise Lament is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Funny factor approximately favors. occasionally they arrive again to hang-out you. And Travis McGee owes his good friend a massive one for saving his existence as soon as upon a time. Now the friend’s daughter, Linda “Pidge” Lewellen, wishes support 5 time zones away in Hawaii ahead of she sails off into the deep blue with a cold-blooded killer: her husband.

“The Travis McGee novels are the most effective works of fiction ever penned by way of an American writer. ”—Jonathan Kellerman

When treasure hunter Ted Lewellen kept his lifestyles in a bar struggle, McGee may well by no means have proposal he’d turn out paying his rescuer again in this kind of method. yet years later he unearths himself headed to Hawaii at Ted’s request to determine no matter if Pidge’s husband rather is making an attempt to kill her, or if she’s simply wasting her mind.

Of direction, as soon as McGee arrives he can’t aid yet provide in to his baser instincts, and as his affair with Pidge will get underway, he can’t discover a unmarried factor mistaken. McGee chalks up Pidge’s paranoia to uncomplicated nervousness, offers her a pep speak, and leaves for domestic blissfully satisfied. It’s now not till he’s again in Lauderdale that he realizes he could have ignored a clue or . And Pidge should be in very critical danger.

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Then a boot followed, bracing on the skid. I didn’t wait for him to get a shot lined up. I switched my grip to my hands. Using my stomach muscles, I swung my body as before, and on the second swing, aimed both feet directly at the boot. My heels hit hard, and the boot slipped, followed by the man. The rifle jarred free of his hands and hung by the strap around his shoulder. He caught the skid with his elbows, his legs dangling right beside me. The craft bobbed then dipped like a rollercoaster, and for another stomach-lurching moment, I thought we were going down.

Okay, so it was hot. Damn hot. Maybe I could make due with a knife strapped to the inside of my thigh. It would have to be a very short knife. “You can’t be carrying. ” “And my cell phone? ” Jacob had just sent me a new encrypted cell, and I was under strict orders to keep it with me at all times, no exceptions. It was even waterproof, so I could take it into the shower. “Did you notice the bag? Check the lining. ” I took another look in the box. A small, cross-body purse lay at the bottom, black sequins and tassels.

He hit it with a dull thud, then crumpled to the ground. I didn’t know if I’d killed him or merely incapacitated him, and I didn’t wait to find out. I raced down the stairs and past the pool, kicking the shoes from my feet as I ran for the helicopter. I wasn’t exactly sure what I’d do once I reached it. I had no weapon, no plan. The aircraft was a purple Bell 427, under ten years old. Twin engine, light utility, seated eight. Through the cabin doors I saw four people inside, one of them the pilot, one Julianne.

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