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A Deadly Shade of Gold

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1965

Seller ID: 006264

ISBN: 0449142213

Condition: Good


Spine curved and creased, covers show some soiling, edgewear and bumping. Inside covers yellowing with PO initials. Text is clean and unmarked. "A long-ago face from a faraway past -- Sam Taggart dropped in from nowhere on the girl he'd left behind -- and on his old buddy Travis McGee. And at one o'clock that night McGee opened the door to Taggart's cheap motel unit to find his friend's throat neatly cut from ear to ear and his body lying in a lake of blood smelling like freshly sheared copper. McGee was left to inherit the legacy: Taggart's vengeance-driven woman and an ancient ... View more info

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Barrier Island

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001838

ISBN: 0394554272

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings plus front and back feps torn out. Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear. Jacket enclosed in protective wraps, taped to boards, and shows minor edge wear and soiling. Text block clean and unmarked. "A gripping story about a multimillion-dollar land swindle-and the brave, stubborn man who uncovers it-in the fragile barrier islands off the Mississippi coast."; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Barrier Island

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004354

ISBN: 0394554272

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine very slightly slanted, bookplate on free endpaper. DJ price-clipped, some edgewear, 3 small tears. Text is clean and bright. "A gripping story about a multimillion-dollar land swindle-and the brave, stubborn man who uncovers it-in the fragile barrier islands off the Mississippi coast."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Free Fall in Crimson

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001837

ISBN: 0060148330

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings plus rear fep torn out. Spine slanted and cracked through in a couple places, although all pages still firmly attached. Corners bumped, some edge wear, some darkening. Jacket shows edge wear/chipping and some soiling. Enclosed in protective wraps and taped to boards. "'Girl in Coma Inherits Fortune'-that is how the headlines read when terminally ill tycoon Ellis Esterland was beaten to death at a stop on the Florida Turnpike two years ago-murdered as his daughter lay unconscious, never to recover from a road accident. When she died a few weeks later, the... View more info

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Good old Stuff, The

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1983

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 0449125637

Condition: Good


Ex-library, with typical markings and stamps. Spine has been taped, although it appears only slight creased. Covers are somewhat creased/bumped with some ordinary shelf war. "The Good Old Stuff" has been selected to give readers a taste of John D. MacDonald's great fiction. 'The Simplest Poison' is a straight detective story. 'Miranda' is psychological suspense. 'Noose for a Tigress' is about a woman who wanted too much. You'll recognize the inimitable MacDonald touch in the portraits of his characters -- professional criminals, city cops, afventurers, and amateur sleuths. "... View more info

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Judge Me Not

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1951

Seller ID: 000525

Condition: Very Good


Covers/spine are slightly creased. "She turned to face him, and all the light had gone out of her blue eyes. They looked dead, long buried. 'It's only a matter of time,' she said. 'I know sooner or later you'll ask me how I became what I am. Men seem to have a compulsion to ask that question. So let's have a pact. Don't ask me, and you won't make it necessary for me to invent some tragic story to satisfy your curiosity. 'Just take me for . . . granted,' she whispered."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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On the Run

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1981

Seller ID: 000526

ISBN: 0449139832

Condition: Very Good


Front FEP missing, title page still intact. "Sid Shanley couldn't stay in one place very long. He had to keep on the run, changing towns, changing jobs, changing women. He worked out the perfect setup -- no attachments, no trails, no explanations. But now a girl had caught up with him. Her name was Paula -- and a million dollars lay behind her strange invitation. . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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One More Sunday

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $7.45

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001839

ISBN: 0394536738

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings plus rfep torn out. Spine slanted, corners bumped some edge wear. Jacket enclosed in protective wraps, taped to boards, shows some edge wear/chipping, some soiling/darkening. Text block clean and unmarked. "A powerful novel about the legacy of an influential and charismatic American television preacher; a novel that lays bare the high-stakes, high-profit big business of saving souls. "The place: Meadows Center, on the outskirts of a sleepy Southern town; a jealously guarded but ever-expanding all-new complex of offices, residences, schools, shops... View more info

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Planet of the Dreamers (Original title: "Wine of the Dreamers")

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1953

Seller ID: 002213

Condition: Good+


Covers somewhat creased and soiled, corners bumped, some edge wear, pen scribbling on front free end paper. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. John D. MacDonald is best known for his Travis McGee thrillers, but he also wrote a couple science fiction novels. "The Dreamers, an ancient race of men and women, live in a vast tower on a dying planet. Through their dreams they have found a way to contact Earth, but they believe that Earth's inhabitants are only the stuff of which their endless reveries are made-"Dream creatures" to be toyed with ruthlessly and whose p... View more info

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The Dreadful Lemon Sky

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1975

Seller ID: 000606

Condition: Good


Spine, covers a bit creased. Covers darkened and a bit stained and scuffed. Book has a slight curve to it. One of the Travis McGee series. "We had had something together once. Carrie Milligan and I. But it was long gone. She came to me now, years later, looking older and used and very scared. She had a lot of money with her. Over a hundred thousand dollars. She wanted me to keep it safe. Until she returned. And no questions, please -- for old times' sake. So I kept the money, but Carrie never came back. And never would. She was suddenly very dead. The papers ... View more info

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The Empty Copper Sea (Travis McGee Series)

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1978

Seller ID: 000422

ISBN: 0449141497

Condition: Fair


Spine/covers show significant creasing. Back cover and last 8 pages have about a one inch tear at the front edge. Text is still readable. "Everyone in Timber Bay thought my old friend, Van Harder, was responsible for his boss's death. Now Van wanted me to clear his name. Travis McGee, salvage expert, saver of souls and dreams. First I had to find the truth behind Hub Lawless's disappearance. Was he dead? Maybe. . . . there were lots of rumors. . . I figured we'd have to run down the clues at Timber Bay. If we could stay alive, that is. . . . "; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" t... View more info

The Executioners (later Released as Cape Fear)

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1958

Seller ID: 002089

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers a bit creased, spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little yellowing. A clean, fairly tight copy. The basis for the movie "Cape Fear," The Executioners is a classic suspense novel of criminal insanity, stalking, and a husband and father torn over how to protect his family. "For 14 years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. He lived only for the day he would be free-free to track down and destroy the man who had put him behind bars. Murder was merciful compared to what Cady had in mind-an... View more info

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The Green Ripper

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1980

Seller ID: 001299

ISBN: 0449143457

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers a bit creased, slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Some edge wear, slight darkening. "In another season there were girls of summer, robust and playful in their sandy ways, and now here were the winter ones, with cool surmise in the tended eye, fragrant and speculative, strolling, sailing and tanning, making their night music and night scent. And then there was Gretel. Gretel had discovered the key to me-all of me. And suddenly I had something to hope for. Then terribly, unexpectedly she was dead. From a mysterious illness, they told me. But I knew they were lying. ... View more info

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The Quick Red Fox (Travis McGee Novel Ser.)

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1981

Edition: Twenty-Third Printing

Seller ID: 001300

ISBN: 0449142647

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Cover price marked out, some darkening. "From all that Travis McGee could gather, it must have been one hell of a party. Four languid days and all the booze they could drink. . . . Ten playful people swinging wild and free, getting drunk, getting bored, swapping partners in the warmth of sun on naked bodies, miles from civilization. It was a blackmail set-up as old as the hills. McGee-that waterfront gypsy-did not want to touch the deal with a ten-foot pole. Except there was another woman involved, a lovely, longing, tende... View more info