By John D. MacDonald
Dead Low Tide is an iconic early mystery from John D. MacDonald, the mastermind behind Cape Fear and the Travis McGee novels. at the coast of Florida, a operating stiff is wrongfully accused of murdering his boss—and needs to outwit considered one of MacDonald’s signature villains to save lots of his life.
Introduction through Dean Koontz
A collage graduate and beginner fisherman, Andy McClintock is caught toiling within the place of work of a development corporation. but if Andy attempts to hand over, his boss deals him a promoting and a raise—and then quickly kills himself with a harpoon gun. at the very least, that’s what it seems like, until eventually the police rule it homicide—with the homicide weapon belonging to Andy.
The harpoon gun were stolen out of Andy’s storage, and the boss’s spouse makes the outrageous declare that she and Andy have been having an affair. He’s been manage. To transparent his identify, he’ll need to locate the genuine killer. yet Andy quickly discovers that he’s up opposed to greater than a two-bit thief—he’s been specified via absolute evil, a monster without compassion for his fellow man.
Praise for John D. MacDonald and Dead Low Tide
“John D. MacDonald used to be the nice entertainer of our age, and a spell binding storyteller.”—Stephen King
“The writing is marked through sharp remark, bright discussion, and a feeling of candy hot horror.”—The long island Times
“To diggers one thousand years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut