The Quick Red Fox

Version: Unabridged
Author: John D. MacDonald
Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Genres: Suspense, Detective Stories
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: May 2013
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 7 minutes
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Overview

John D. MacDonald is a shining example for all of us in the field. Talk about the best.? ? Mary Higgins Clark She's the opposite of a damsel in distress: a famous movie star, very beautiful, very much in control of her life. She's just made one little mistake and now she needs Travis McGee to set it right. The money is good and Travis's funds are in need of replenishing. But that's not the only reason he takes the case. There is the movie star's assistant ? efficient and reserved, with a sadness underneath that makes McGee feel he?d brave any danger to help her. John D. MacDonald remains one of my idols.? ? Donald Westlake Sultry movie star Lysa Dean has gotten herself into a spot of blackmail, posing for naked photos while participating in a debauched party near Big Sur. If the pictures get out, Lysa's engagement to her rich, straitlaced fianc? doesn't stand a chance. Enter Travis McGee, who's agreed to put a stop to the extortion, working alongside Lysa's assistant, Dana Holtzer. They begin by tracking down everyone associated with the lurid evening, and soon enough they?re led on a chase across the nation as murder after murder piles up. Further complicating matters, Travis and Dana's relationship soon turns steamy. And just when he thinks he knows exactly where things are headed, one big twist shakes McGee's life to the very foundation. John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller.

Reviews (1)

The Quick Red Fox

Written by nab6215 from Altoona, PA on February 25th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This was a lurid one and the title was apt. "The Quick Red Fox" is a twisty, sultry tale from John D MacDonald.

Author Details

Author Details

MacDonald, John D.

John D. MacDonald (1916-1986) MacDonald was born in Sharon, Pa, and educated at the Universities of Pennsylvania, Syracuse and Harvard, where he took an MBA in 1939. After war service in the Far East he wrote hundreds of stories for the pulps and over seventy novels, including the 21 in the Travis McGee sequence.