New PDF release: Cinnamon Skin (Travis McGee, Book 20)

By John D. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 0307826813

ISBN-13: 9780307826817

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

In the Florida Keys, a houseboat explodes in an immense white flash, immediately killing the honeymooners onboard. Travis McGee’s ally, Meyer, loses not just his domestic and each unmarried factor in it yet his final dwelling relative. Now he wishes solutions. And he and McGee plan to get them—or die trying.

“To diggers 1000 years from now, the works of John D. MacDonald will be a treasure at the order of the tomb of Tutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut

If Travis McGee hadn’t prepared a lecture journey for his good friend, Meyer will be useless. because it was once, Meyer lent the toilet Maynard Keynes to his just-married niece, Norma, and her husband, Evan, hoping to offer them definitely the right honeymoon. as a substitute: tragedy. while a bunch of Colombian terrorists take accountability for the brutal act, Meyer and McGee commute to Mexico to hunt justice. Or payback.

Once south of the border, Meyer and McGee detect many stuff: Evan’s seedy previous, a gorgeous neighborhood named Barbara, a deadly drug cartel, and, might be, even Meyer’s lengthy misplaced braveness. yet does Meyer, regularly content material in McGee’s shadow, have what it takes to avenge the killing of the individual he enjoyed most?

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Allen asked. He stood at the gas barbecue on the rental house’s back porch. Moths fluttered around the porch light. Over his navy blue fisherman’s sweater and khakis Allen wore a Hail to the Chef apron they found hanging on a hook in the pantry. He was a tall, ruggedly handsome thirty-eight-year-old. Susan had fallen in love with his thick, wavy salt-and-pepper hair and pale green eyes. He had a scar on his left cheek that looked like a dimple, so it appeared as if Allen were smiling even when he wasn’t.

Say good-bye, Mattie,” she repeated. ” he called, waving at the stranger with his free hand. The man stood up, but didn’t leave the table. “Hey, listen, I’m sorry. I was just . ” Susan kept walking, pulling Mattie along. But she realized they couldn’t make a clean getaway. They had a long drive ahead, and Mattie would need to use the restroom. She bypassed the glass door exit and headed toward the alcove where there was a wooden highchair along with several orange plastic booster seats in a stack.

In so many ways, it was. She felt lucky to work at home with the part-time consulting-nurse job. Walt was a great dad, very doting. He was an engineer for Boeing, and every afternoon, when he returned home from work, he’d look after Michael so she could have a run, go to the store, or just steal some alone time. Susan remembered many an afternoon, handing the screaming baby to Walt before he even made it through the front door. Walt. If someone had ever told her she’d end up marrying a man who was follicularly challenged, she would have told them they were crazy.

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