Dreadful Lemon Sky

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 12, 1985 - Fiction - 272 pages
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It's almost four in the morning when McGee is jarred awake by a breathless ghost from his past. Carolyn Milligan desperately needs Travis to keep a package full of cash safe and sound. What's in it for him? Ten grand and no questions asked. She'll be back in a month. But two weeks later, Carrie dies in a roadside 'accident, ' leaving Travis with a fortune and a nagging conscience. Now he's obsessed with tracking down the mysterious truth about Carrie: what she was involved with, and why she had to die....

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Review: The Dreadful Lemon Sky (Travis McGee #16)

User Review  - Terry Graap - Goodreads

Another exciting book in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. A lady friend meets with McGee and gives him some money to give to her sister if she dies. She in fact dies and McGee finds out why and unveils a drug smuggling operation involving a well known attorney. Read full review

Review: The Dreadful Lemon Sky (Travis McGee #16)

User Review  - Toni - Goodreads

A friend of Travis McGee appears in the middle of the night, asking him to keep a package for her and if she doesn't return for it, to make certain her sister gets it. The package contains a sum of ... Read full review


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John D. MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania in 1916. He attended Syracuse University for his B. S degree, then went on to Harvard University for his M. B. A. After serving during World War II, MacDonald published "Brass Cupcake," his first novel. By the time he had written over 40 novels, MacDonald had received the Ben Franklin Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Grandmaster Award, and the American Book Award. John D. MacDonald died in 1986.

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