John D. MacDonald – Where Is Janice Gantry? (1961)

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Silver Age
Category: Author whose first or last name begins with the same letters as yours
Date Finished: July 23, 2015

As many other reviewers have pointed out, this is a clear Travis McGee prototype: ex-football player, Florida, boats, women who don’t mind a lack of commitment, etc. Much of the same MacDonald voice is there, as well, and perhaps it has worn a bit thin after reading all the McGee books. Nevertheless, it is a well-written, exciting thriller that retains interest. Too bad there wasn’t a happier ending for Janice.

Vintage Silver Bingo 2015-07-23


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