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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...read more

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 Writers of America; in 1980, he won a National Book Award. In print he delighted in smashing the bad guys, deflating the pompous, and exposing the venal. In life, he was a truly empathetic man; his friends, family, and colleagues found him to be loyal, generous, and practical. In business, he was fastidiously ethical. About being a writer, he once expressed with gleeful astonishment, “They pay me to do this! They don’t realize, I would pay them.” He spent the later part of his life in Florida with his wife and son. He died in 1986.




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Contrary Pleasure

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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Cry Hard, Cry Fast

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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The Damned

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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Darker Than Amber

A Travis McGee Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child

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Dead Low Tide

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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A Deadly Shade of Gold

A Travis McGee Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child

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Deadly Welcome

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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Death Trap

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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Dress Her in Indigo

A Travis McGee Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child

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The End of the Night

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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Free Fall in Crimson

A Travis McGee Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Lee Child

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Judge Me Not

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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A Man of Affairs

A Novel

Written by John D. MacDonald
Introduction by Dean Koontz

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