More Good Old Stuff

October 31, 2020
More Good Old Stuff

More Good Old Stuff, a classic collectionof short fiction from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the belovedauthor of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is nowavailable as an eBook. The companion to The Good Old Stuff, this anthologyfeatures fourteen more early stories by one of America’s premierauthors of hard-boiled noir. Culled from the hundreds that John D.MacDonald published in the wildly popular pulp magazines of the1940s and ’50s, these are electrifying tales of murder, corruption,intrigue, and revenge: a serial widow making a fortune by murderingher husbands . . . an amnesiac being watched by the mob . . . anex-cop trying to crack the case that nearly wrecked his life. Allare told through MacDonald’s vivid language and tautstorytelling—the hallmarks of a writer who holds a distinguishedplace in the popular canon. This collection includes “Deadly Damsel,” “State Police Report That. . . ,” “Death for Sale,” “A Corpse in His Dreams,” “I AccuseMyself,” “A Place to Live,” “Neighborly Interest,” “The Night IsOver,” “Secret Stain,” “Even Up the Odds,” “Verdict,” “The HighGray Walls of Hate,” “Unmarried Widow,” and “You RememberJeannie.” 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