Somewhere at this moment Bonny Lee and Kirby are driving some one
mad, and enjoying every moment of it.
If you have ever had a yeasty yearning for complete freedom and
complete immunity, you will covet something those two have. This
book will tell you what to look for, and how to use it if you can
Best of luck.
In this book, John D. MacDonald turns from suspense to
A story of fantasy . . .
JDM chose these stories after Francis Nevins and Martin Greenberg, along
Walter ,Jean Shine, and Sam Gowen’s help in assembling them out of
hundreds of short stories he had published in the pulps between 1947 and
1952, at the urging of Nevins and Greenberg, who thought the project would
be very worthwhile. Sales of the collection proved them right.
Table of contents:
“Murder for Money” “ A Time For Dying” “Death Writes the Answer”
“Noose For A Tigress “Miranda” “Murder In Mind”
“They Let Me Live” “Check Out At Dawn “Breathe No More”
“She Cannot Die” “From Some Hidden Grave” “Dead On The Pin”
“ A Trap For The Careless”
Sales of The Good Old Stuff proved to be so good that a second collection was published two years later in 1984.
Table of Contents:
“Deadly Damsel” “State Police Report That” “Death For Sale”
“ A Corpse In His Dreams” “I Accuse Myself” “ A Place To Live”
“Neighborly Interest” “The Night Is Over” “Secret Stain”
“Even Up The Odds” “ Verdict” “ The High Grey Walls Of Hate”
“Unmarrried Widow” “You Remember Jeanie”
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 or me to invent some tragic story to satisfy your curiosity.
"Just take me for . . . granted," she whispered.
In this swift and striking novel, John D. MacDonald examines the
ferment of a big-time convention - the plots, the savage
maneuverings, the dreadful ease with which a man or a dream can
MURDER AT SEA.
NO REASON NOT TO BE $800,000 RICHER.
Crissy Harkinson knew all about the cash that had left the Gold
Coast of Florida, headed for the Bahamas on board a pleasure boat.
It was Texas money—unrecorded, intended as a bribe. And there was
enough of it left to change a dozen lives. Or end them . .
Mystery Writers of America anthology, edited, with intro by JDM