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Free download Ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free å John D. MacDonald Dead Low Tide is an iconic early thriller from John D MacDonald the mastermind behind Cape Fear and the Travis McGee novels On the coast of Florida a working stiff is wrongfully accused of murdering his boss and must outwit one of MacDonald’s signature villains to save his lifeA college graduate and amateur fisherman Andy McClintock is. An early gem from JDM one of my late father's favorite writers To avoid spoilers I'll just say that this short novel is expertly plotted and paced with plenty of surprises As an aside as much as I love the Travis McGee books his non series books seem to have aged better

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Dead Low Tide Review ↠ 2 È [PDF / Epub] ✅ Dead Low Tide ⚣ John D. MacDonald – Horticulturetrader.co.uk Dead Low Tide is an iconic early thriller from John D MacDonald the mastermind behind Cape Fear and the Travis McGee novels On the coast of Florida a working stiff is wrongfully accused of murdering h Dead Low Tide is an iconic early Stuck toiling in the office of a construction company But when Andy tries to uit his boss Dead Low MOBI #10003 offers him a promotion and a raise and then promptly kills himself with a harpoon gun At least that’s what it looks like until the police rule it homicide with the murder weapon belonging to AndyThe harpoon gun had been stole. A few weeks have passed since I've read vacations and such so I've been neglectful of my GR reviewing duties Written in 1953 DLT is one MacDonald's stand alone not Travis McGee efforts As usual MacDonald takes everyday standard stuff the construction business real estate and turns it into a soup of jealousy booze sex and mayhem In this case Andy McClintock a hard working college boy sick of the New York scene and seeking to make a new start with a hard driving developer John Long who lately seems to have something weighing on this mind That something is John's wife Mary Eleanor Long a piece of sweet talking Alabama trash who scoots in to the company parking lot one night with her ready to go MG Andy's working late and it's hot and sweaty in the office The two go for a drive and have a drink Mary Eleanor is so worried about John Could Andy find out what's wrong RightThings for Andy go downhill from there Like earlier JM readings these novels 50 plus years old now are still fresh I'm fascinated with MacDonald's chronicle lament for a fast changing Florida but also a fast changing nation Those changes especially among the younger and hipper bunch MacDonald views with a jaundiced eye and the Evil in this effort is dark indeed It's not some sort of conservative liberal thing with MacDonald There's to it He senses something dark in the American heart that's coming and to the surface Anyway it's a tight little novel though I thought was starting to drift into a bit too comfortable of an ending And then the hook What a pro MacDonald was

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Dead Low TideN out of Andy’s garage and the boss’s wife makes the outrageous claim that she and Andy were having an affair He’s been set up To clear his name he’ll have to find the real killer But Andy soon discovers that he’s up against than a two bit thief he’s been targeted by absolute evil a monster with no compassion for his fellow m. This was another thrilling and compelling read from the reliable John DAs usual John D gives us defined and colorful characters in a Florida setting that he would come to use so often later on in his Travis McGee series This book was particularly full of unexpected turns and twists While I paid close attention I did not predict such twists let alone solve the mystery John D kept me guessing until the very endThis book also hints at a love story element which I found uite touching and one of my favorites of any that I've read in John D's books John D is not a romance novelist far from it but the romance element in this book was perhaps the most touching of any that I've read in his books thus far