End of the Tiger and Other Stories

October 31, 2020
End of the Tiger and Other Stories

End of the Tiger and Other Stories, aclassic collection of short fiction from crime writer John D.MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the TravisMcGee series, is now available as an eBook. As prolific a novelist as John D. MacDonald was in his time, hisoutput as a short-story writer is simply astonishing. All told,just a fraction of the five hundred pieces he produced as a workingwriter were anthologized, and End of the Tiger and OtherStories is the first of just a few such collections. Althoughrenowned primarily as a noir author, these fifteen handpicked gemsshowcase MacDonald’s tremendous range. Written between 1947 and1966, during the golden age of short fiction in America, andappearing in such national magazines as Cosmopolitan, TheSaturday Evening Post, Collier’s, and Ladies’Home Journal, these stories are a timeless testament to awriter at the top of his craft. This collection includes “Hangover,” “The Big Blue,” “The Troublewith Erica,” “Long Shot,” “Looie Follows Me,” “Blurred View,” “TheLoveliest Girl in the World,” “Triangle,” “The Bear Trap,” “ARomantic Courtesy,” “The Fast Loose Money,” “The Straw Witch,” “Endof the Tiger,” “The Trap of Solid Gold,” and “Afternoon of theHero.” Features a new Introduction by Dean Koontz Praise for John D. MacDonald “The great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizingstoryteller.”—Stephen King “My favorite novelist of all time.”—Dean Koontz “To diggers a thousand years from now, the works of John D.MacDonald would be a treasure on the order of the tomb ofTutankhamen.”—Kurt Vonnegut “A master storyteller, a masterful suspense writer . . . John D.MacDonald is a shining example for all of us in the field. Talkabout the best.”—Mary Higgins Clark