Bright Orange for the Shroud by John D. MacDonald
A Travis McGee Novel

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"McGee has become part of our national fabric."


Usually women came to take refuge aboard The Busted Flush. But this time a man stumbled on board, a walking zombie who fell into bed. Turned out poor Arthur Wilkinson was the latest victim of a fragile-looking blonde sexpot who used the blackest arts of love to lure unsuspecting suckers into a web of sordid schemes. Travis had thought he'd have a quiet summer. Instead he took on the most cunning, heartless, vicious con artists he'd ever met....

About John D. MacDonald

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John D. MacDonald is the author of 21 Travis McGee thrillers, Cape Fear, and countless other novels and short stories. His works have been translated into numerous languages, with his sales in the tens of millions. Named the grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America, he also won the American Book Award (now known as the National Book Award) in 1980, earned an MBA, and served in the army. MacDonald, a native of New York, lived much of his life in McGee's homestate of Florida with his wife and son, before passing away in 1986.
Published January 8, 2013 by Random House. 306 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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The shroud's a housecoat, worn to her death by the young woman used as a decoy by Travis McGee in his attempt to retrieve some of the money Arthur Wilkinson, a nice guy but a schnook all the same, had misspent.

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