The Deep Blue Good-by
Score: 4
From 224 Ratings

The Deep Blue Good-by


  • Author: John D. MacDonald & Lee Child
  • Release Date : 1982-08-12
  • Genre: Hard-Boiled
  • File Size: 6928666 Bytes


From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Deep Blue Good-by is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.   Travis McGee is a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He’s also a knight-errant who’s wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule is simple: He’ll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half.   “John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller.”—Stephen King   McGee isn’t particularly strapped for cash, but how can anyone say no to Cathy, a sweet backwoods girl who...

On Living and Dying Well

On Living and Dying Well


  • Author: Cicero & Thomas Habinek
  • Release Date : 2012-07-05
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • File Size: 1846873 Bytes


In the first century BC, Marcus Tullius Cicero, orator, statesman, and defender of republican values, created these philosophical treatises on such diverse topics as friendship, religion, death, fate and scientific inquiry. A pragmatist at heart, Cicero's philosophies were frequently personal and ethical, drawn not from abstract reasoning but through careful observation of the world. The resulting works remind us of the importance of social ties, the questions of free will, and the justification of any creative endeavour.This lively, lucid new translation from Thomas Habinek, editor of Classical Antiquity and the Classics and Contemporary Thought book series, makes Cicero's influential ideas accessible to every reader....

The Deep Blue Good by
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The Deep Blue Good by


  • Author : John D. MacDonald
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307827258


The Deep Blue Good by Book Description :

From a beloved master of crime fiction, The Deep Blue Good-by is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat. Travis McGee is a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He’s also a knight-errant who’s wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule is simple: He’ll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half. “John D. MacDonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller.”—Stephen King McGee isn’t particularly strapped for cash, but how can anyone say no to Cathy, a sweet backwoods girl who’s been tortured repeatedl...

The Deep Blue Good By
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The Deep Blue Good By


  • Author : John Dann MacDonald
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812983920


The Deep Blue Good By Book Description :

He's a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He's also a knight errant who's wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out and his rule is simple: he'll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can keep half.......

Words in Deep Blue
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Words in Deep Blue


  • Author : Cath Crowley
  • Publisher : Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101937648


Words in Deep Blue Book Description :

Originally published in Sydney by Pan Macmillan Australia in 2016....

Nightmare in Pink
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Nightmare in Pink


  • Author : John D. MacDonald
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307827265


Nightmare in Pink Book Description :

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Nightmare in Pink is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat. Travis McGee’s permanent address is the Busted Flush, Slip F-18, Bahia Mar, Lauderdale, and there isn’t a hell of a lot that compels him to leave it. Except maybe a call from an old army buddy who needs a favor. If it wasn’t for him, McGee might not be alive. For that kind of friend, Travis McGee will travel almost anywhere, even New York City. Especially when there’s a damsel in distress. “As a young writer, all I ever wanted was to touch readers as powerfully as John D. MacDonald touched me.”—Dean Koontz The damsel in question is his old friend’s kid sister, whose fiancé...

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Score: 3.5
From 39 Ratings

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea


  • Author : April Genevieve Tucholke
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571307913


Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Book Description :

Faded Gatsby glamour and thrilling gothic horror meet in this gorgeously told, terrifying and dreamy YA romance. 'You stop fearing the devil when you're holding his hand...' Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White's sleepy, seaside town...until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet's crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about the boy living in her backyard. Is River just a crooked-smiling liar with pretty eyes and a mysterious past? Violet's grandmother always warned her about the Devil, but she never said he could be a dark-haired boy who likes coffee and who kisses you in a cemetery... Violet's already so knee-deep in love, she can't see straight. And that's just ho...

A Purple Place for Dying
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

A Purple Place for Dying


  • Author : John Dann MacDonald
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812983937


A Purple Place for Dying Book Description :

From a beloved master of crime fiction, A Purple Place for Dying is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat. Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments while he’s still young enough to enjoy it. But sooner or later, his money runs out and he has to work. This time McGee’s lured out West to a strangely secretive meeting with a woman in trouble, in a place whose beauty hides some ugly, dangerous secrets. “John D. MacDonald created a staggering quantity of wonderful books, each rich with characterization, suspense, and an almost intoxicating sense of place.”—Jonathan Kellerman Mona is in love with a poor, young college professor and married to a wealthy man whom she is c...

Deep Blue Secret
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

Deep Blue Secret


  • Author : Christie Anderson
  • Publisher : Christie Anderson
  • Release Date : 2011-07-27
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Deep Blue Secret Book Description :

SADIE I’ve dreamt of the mysterious faceless boy with shimmering eyes since I was little. But that’s all he ever was… a dream. Then I almost died. When I woke up, there he was. Rayne is definitely real… and gorgeous. I feel like I’ve known him forever, but I have no idea why. Who is he? All he will tell me is that he’s a Water Keeper, tasked with using Healing Water to help the sick and hurt. But he’s been assigned to me. Only me. My own irresistible bodyguard. But, why? What is he protecting me from? I’m just a normal high school girl. Or am I? RAYNE I have a duty—to protect Sadie from a secret world she knows nothing about, or her place in it. I can’t get emotionally involved. The risk is too great. I’m not even supposed to sp...

A Deadly Shade of Gold
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

A Deadly Shade of Gold


  • Author : John Dann MacDonald
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013-03-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812983968


A Deadly Shade of Gold Book Description :

Originally published: United States: Fawcett, 1965....