Download e-book for iPad: A Purple Place for Dying (Travis McGee, Book 3) by John D. MacDonald

By John D. MacDonald

ISBN-10: 0307827275

ISBN-13: 9780307827272

From a liked grasp of crime fiction, A crimson position for loss of life is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments whereas he’s nonetheless younger sufficient to take pleasure in it. yet ultimately, his funds runs out and he has to paintings. This time McGee’s lured out West to a surprisingly secretive assembly with a lady in difficulty, in a spot whose good looks hides a few grotesque, risky secrets.

“John D. MacDonald created a impressive volume of fantastic books, each one wealthy with characterization, suspense, and a virtually intoxicating feel of place.”—Jonathan Kellerman

Mona is in love with a bad, younger collage professor and married to a prosperous guy whom she is confident is stealing from her belief fund. So she does what any self-respecting woman could do: She hires a person to thieve her a reimbursement so she will be able to run away with the affection of her life.

Travis isn’t yes he desires to support out until eventually he sees Mona getting shot and killed out at the cliffs close to her cabin. Now he’s a lead suspect in a plot to assist her break out, and to transparent his identify, he must unravel issues. however the murders simply retain mounting, and for Travis, even operating with Mona’s husband doesn’t appear to support concerns. Will he be ready to discover the advanced plot in time to save lots of his personal skin?

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Die Tür stand offen, doch er saß nicht an seinem Schreibtisch. Der Mannschaftsraum war leer, wahrscheinlich war Jeffrey hinten. Im Grunde konnte sie einfach am Anmeldungstresen vorbeimarschieren und selbst nach ihm suchen – wie sie es schon hunderte Male zuvor getan hatte –, doch irgendetwas hielt Sara davon ab, die unsichtbare Grenze zu passieren, ohne den Wegezoll zu entrichten. Marla verschränkte die Arme und lehnte sich zurück. «Schöner Tag heute», sagte sie. Sara blickte hinaus auf die Main Street, wo der Asphalt in der Hitze flimmerte.

Ihre Haut schimmerte nicht mehr wie früher, doch Lena gab die Hoffnung nicht auf, wieder zu ihrem alten Selbst zu finden. Sie ging jeden Tag joggen, und fast jeden Abend verbrachte sie mit Ethan im Fitness-Studio und stemmte Gewichte. Die Warteschleife machte sich piepend bemerkbar, und Lena knirschte mit den Zähnen. Sie wünschte, sie hätte Ethan nichts von der verspäteten Periode gesagt. Sie hatte ihre Tage ohnehin nie regelmäßig bekommen, aber so spät wie diesmal war sie noch nie dran gewesen.

Die abgehängte Decke sah schmuddelig aus, ganz gleich, wie oft die Rigipsplatten erneuert wurden. Der Boden war mit Asbestfliesen ausgelegt, und Sara hielt stets die Luft an, wenn sie über das kaputte Stück vor dem Waschraum lief. Und dass der Großteil der Polizisten in Grant County Männer waren, wurde nirgendwo deutlicher als im Gemeinschaftswaschraum. Sara stemmte sich gegen die schwere Brandschutztür, die den Mannschaftsraum vom Rest des Gebäudes trennte. Vor fünfzehn Jahren war ein Anbau an die Rückseite der Wache gepappt worden, als der Bürgermeister herausfand, dass sich Geld damit verdienen ließ, wenn man aus überlasteten Nachbarbezirken Gefangene übernahm.

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