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Pre-McGee Novels & Novellas, 1950-63
{ listed here alphabetically }

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"A Bullet For Cinderella" [Dell Original 1955]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Flash of Green novel by John D. MacDonald  "A Flash of Green" [1962]
7x4¼ pb [5/84] out of print/many used
7x4¼ pb [12/81] out of print/used

1984 movie:
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"A Key To The Suite" [1962]
Mysterious Press hardcover [9/89] out of print/used
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"A Man Of Affairs" [Dell Original 1957]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"All These Condemned" [1954]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"April Evil" [Dell Original 1956]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Area Of Suspicion" [Dell Original 1954]
pb [4/91] out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Ballroom of the Skies" [sci-fi 1952]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Beach Girls" [1959]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Border Town Girl" novella [1950]
 book by   'two great novellas', with "Linda" [1956]
"Border Town Girl" takes place in fictional Baker, Texas and across the Rio Grande in Piedras Chicas, Mexico; washed up journalist Lane Sanson returns to the U.S.A. unaware that there are several kilos of heroine hidden in his beat-up car; he is helped by poor Felicia in mexico and by mob moll Diana Saybree in Texas.
Fawcett mass pb [1/85] out of print/used
Fawcett Gold Medal mass pb [1956] out of print/used
Popular Library hardcover [1956] out of print/used
"Linda" takes place mostly on the beach at Verano Key in Florida; Paul Cowley and his wife Linda (nee Willestone) take their vacation with neighbors Jeff and Stella, which is a setup for a murder quickly blamed on Paul.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Brass Cupcake" [1950: JDM's first novel]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Cancel All Our Vows" [1953]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Clemmie" [1958]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Contrary Pleasure" [1954]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Crossroads" [S&S 1959]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Cry Hard, Cry Fast" [Popular Library 1955]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Damned" [1952]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Dead Low Tide" [1953]
pb [5/89] out of print/used
Garland hardcover [2/83] out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Deadly Welcome" [1959]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Death Trap" [Dell Original 1956]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Deceivers" [Dell Original 1958]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Drowner" [1963]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Empty Trap" [Popular Library 1957]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The End of The Night" [S&S 1960]
Stephen King declared that this novel "ranks among the greatest American novels of the XXth Century
[alongside] Arthur Miller's Death of A Salesman" and Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy."
pb: out of print/used
http://www.amazon.com/End-Night-John-D-MacDonald/dp/0449141926/
http://www.amazon.com/Night-Fawcett-Gold-Medal-T2365/dp/B000B628O4/
http://www.amazon.com/The-End-Night-John-MacDonald/dp/B000LRFC3W/ hardcover

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Executioners" [basis for 'Cape Fear' movie & remake]
S&S 1958 hardcover | 1958 pb
'Cape Fear' movie tie-in pb [11/91] out of print/used
videos for 1962 & 1991 movies [below]

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything novel by John D. MacDonald  "The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything" [1962]
pb: out of print/used

1980 tv movie
no video available | full credits from IMDb
1981 sequel tv movie: "GGW & Dynamite"
no video available | credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Judge Me Not novel by John D. MacDonald  
"Judge Me Not" [1951]
pb: out of print/used
pb [11/81] out of print/used
Amereon hardcover out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Murder For The Bride" [1951]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Murder In The Wind" {aka 'Hurricane'} [Dell Original 1956]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Neon Jungle" [1953]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

On The Run novel by John D. MacDonald  
"On The Run" [1963]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"One Monday We Killed Them All" [1961]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Only Girl In The Game" [1960]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Please Write For Details" [S&S 1959]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Price of Murder novel by John D. MacDonald  
"The Price of Murder" [Dell Original 1957]
Amereon hardcover [12/76] for $20.95
mass pb [8/00] out of print/used
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Slam The Big Door" [1960]
Mysterious Press hardcover [6/87] out of print/used
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Soft Touch" [Dell Original 1958]
pb: out of print/used
"Man Trap" [1961 movie]: video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Where Is Janice Gantry?" [1961]
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Wine Of The Dreamers" [Greenberg NY; sci-fi 1951]
Amereon hardcover [6/91] out of print/used
pb [2/88] out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"You Live Once" [Popular Library 1956]
pb: out of print/used

Later Novels, 1967-84

Barrier Island novel by John D. MacDonald  "Barrier Island" [Knopf 1986 best-seller]
pb [6/87] out of print/used
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [10/86] for $42.00
BooksOnTape ABRIDGED audio [9/2001] for $29.95
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Condominium novel by John D. MacDonald   "Condominium" novel [Lippincott 1977 best-seller]
Lippincott hardcover: out of print/used
7x4 pb [2/92] for $6.29
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [10/77] for $80.00

1980 tv movie:
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Last One Left novel by John D. MacDonald  
"The Last One Left" [Doubleday 1967 bestseller]
Doubleday hardcover [67]: out of print/used
pb: out of print/used
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

One More Sunday novel by John D. MacDonald  
"One More Sunday" [1984]
Knopf hardcover: out of print/used
pb [2/85]: out of print/used
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [10/84] for $80.00

Short Story Collections, 1966-84

End Of The Tiger & Other Stories collection by John D. MacDonald  
"End Of The Tiger & Other Stories" [1966]
Fawcett mass pb [9/85] out of print/used
Fawcett mass pb [1966] out of print/used
S*E*V*E*N stories collection by John D. MacDonald  "S*E*V*E*N" [stories 1971]
includes short stories "The Annex", "Dear Old Friend", "Double Hannenframmis", "Quarrel", "The Random Noise of Love", "The Willow Pool", and "Woodchuck"
Fawcett mass pb [1971] out of print/used
Fawcett mass pb [1971] out of print/used
Amereon 8¾x5¾ hardcover [6/86] for $24.95
Fawcett mass pb [5/86] out of print/used
Robert Hale U.K. hardcover [1974] out of print/used
Other Times, Other Worlds sci-fi stories collection by John D. MacDonald  
"Other Times, Other Worlds" [16 sci-fi stories 1978]
Fawcett mass pb [1/81] out of print/used
The Good Old Stuff stories collection by John D. MacDonald  "The Good Old Stuff: 13 Early Stories" [1982]
includes short stories "Breathe No More", "Death Writes The Answer", "From Some Hidden Grave", "The Lady Is A Corpse", "Murder In Mind", "This One Will Kill You", and more
Fawcett mass pb [4/85] out of print/used
Fawcett mass pb [9/83] out of print/many used
Harper & Row 8½x5½ hardcover [9/82] out of print/many, many used
More Good Old Stuff stories collection by John D. MacDonald  "More Good Old Stuff" [14 stories 1984]
includes short stories "A Corpse In His Dreams", "A Place To Live", "Deadly Damsel", "Death For Sale", "Even Up The Odds", "The High Gray Walls of Hate", "I Accuse Myself", "Neighbourly Interest", "The Night Is Over", "Secret Stain", "State Police Report That ...", "Unmarried Widow", "Verdict", and "You Remember Jeannie"
Fawcett mass pb [7/85] out of print/many used
Knopf 9¾x6¾ hardcover [8/84] out of print/many, many used
Knopf 9x6½ hardcover [8/84] out of print/used

Other Books

The Lethal Sex anthology edited by John D. MacDonald  "The Lethal Sex" anthology [14 stories; 1959]
From Mystery Writers of America, edited by John D. MacDonald

"14 lively ladies spin torrid tales of mayhem and murder": short stories by Christianna Brand, Bernice Carey, Gladys Cluff, Ursula Curtiss, Miriam Allen deFord, Anthony Gilbert, Veronica Parker Johns, J. Sheridan MacDonald, Margaret Manners, Margaret Millar, Jean Potts, D. Jenkins Smith, Carolyn Thomas & Nedra Tyre
Dell mass pb [1959] out of print/scarce
I Could Go On Singing novelization by John D. MacDonald  "I Could Go On Singing" novelization [1963] by John D. MacDonald
for-hire novelization of the 1963 Judy Garland movie, later disavowed by MacDonald
Fawcett Gold Medal mass pb [1963] out of print/used
feature film [United Artists March 1963]
Directed by Ronald Neame; starring Judy Garland {last film}, Dirk Bogarde & Jack Klugman; full credits at IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
The House Guests book about John D. MacDonald's many pets  "The House Guests" [1965]
about his pets: two cats and a goose
Fawcett mass pb [2/88] out of print/used
Doubleday hardcover [1965] out of print/used
No Deadly Drug novel by John D. MacDonald  "No Deadly Drug" [Doubleday 1968]
"The riveting true story of the notorius Coppolino murder trial"
pb: out of print/used
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Nothing Can Go Wrong" [1981]
humorous non-fxn by JDM, with cruise-ship Capt. John H. Kilpack
Fawcett pb [9/82] out of print/used
Harper & Row hardcover [9/81] out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Reading For Survival" [1987]
pb [6/87] for $15.00

Books About John D. MacDonald

John D. MacDonald 1982 biography by David Geherin  "John D. MacDonald" biography [1982]
by David Geherin

Frederick Ungar & Co. pb [5/82] out of print/used
Frederick Ungar & Co. hardcover [5/82] out of print/used
MacDonald Potpourri book by Walter & Jean Shine  "A MacDonald Potpourri" [1988]
by Walter & Jean Shine

Univ Florida Libraries hardcover [1988] out of print/used
Meditations On America book by Lewis D. Moore  "Meditations On America: John D. MacDonald's
Travis McGee Series & Other Fiction" [1994]
by Lewis D. Moore

Popular Press 9x6 pb [1/96] out of print/used
Popular Press hardcover [12/94] for $39.95
Red Hot Typewriter bio of John D. MacDonald  "The Red Hot Typewriter: The Life & Times of
John D. MacDonald" [2000]
by Hugh Merrill

Minotaur hardcover [10/2000] for $17.46
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John D. MacDonald, 1967-1974" [1986]
Knopf hardcover [2/87] out of print/used
Fawcett 9x6 pb [1/88] out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Rave or Rage: The Critics & John D. MacDonald" by Walter Shine
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"John D. MacDonald: A Checklist of Collectible Editions & Translations"
by David G. MacLean
pb: out of print/used

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"John D. MacDonald" (Twayne's US Authors Series #486)
by Edgar W. Hirshberg
pb: out of print/used


Audio Books

Barrier Island audio   "Barrier Island" [1986 best-seller]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [10/86] for $42.00
BooksOnTape ABRIDGED audio [9/2001] for $29.95
Condominium audio   "Condominium" [1977 best-seller]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [10/77] for $80.00
John D. MacDonald Value Collection audio  Value Collection, Read by Darren McGavin: "The Deep Blue Good-By" [#1=1964], "One Fearful Yellow Eye" [#8=1966], and "The Lonely Silver Rain" [#21=1984]
Random House/Bantam ABR audio [5/2000] six tapes - orig $20.96

"The Deep Blue Good-By" [1964]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [1/83] for $36.00
BooksOnTape ABR audio [9/2001] for $29.95
Random House ABR audio [6/87] out of print/used

"Nightmare In Pink" [1964]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [1/83] for $36.00
BooksOnTape ABR audio [9/2001] for $29.95
Random House ABR audio out of print/used

"A Purple Place For Dying" [1964]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [6/77] for $36.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"The Quick Red Fox" [1964]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [1/83] for $36.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"A Deadly Shade Of Gold" [1965]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [3/78] for $64.00
BooksOnTape ABR audio [9/2001] for $29.95
Random House ABR audio out of print/used

"Bright Orange For The Shroud" [1965]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [9/78] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"Darker Than Amber" [1966]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [12/78] for $42.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"One Fearful Yellow Eye" [1966]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [7/83] for $36.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"Pale Gray For Guilt" [1967]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [12/84] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"The Girl In The Plain Brown Wrapper" [1968]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [8/84] for $42.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"Dress Her In Indigo" [1969]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [7/80] for $56.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"The Long Lavender Look" [1970]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [6/84] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"A Tan And Sandy Silence" [1971]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [11/84] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print

"The Scarlet Ruse" [1973]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [1/85] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"The Turquoise Lament" [1973]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [11/83] for $48.00
Random House ABR audio [3/93] out of stock/used

"The Dreadful Lemon Sky" [1974]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [4/77] for $56.00
BooksOnTape ABR audio [2/2001] out of stock/used

"The Empty Copper Sea" [1978]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [5/79] for $48.00
ABR audio out of print/used

"The Green Ripper" [1979]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [3/80] for $42.00
BooksOnTape ABR audio [9/2001] for $29.95
Random House ABR audio [8/2000] for $9.99

"Free Fall In Crimson" [1981]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [5/81] for $48.00
Random House ABR audio [11/93] out of print/used

"Cinnamon Skin" [1982]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [8/82] for $48.00
Bantam ABR audio [8/2000] for $9.99

"The Lonely Silver Rain" [1985]
BooksOnTape UNABR audio [2/86] for $42.00
Random House ABR audio [12/89] out of print/used


Movies & Television
John D. MacDonald's credits [since 1950] at Internet Movie Database

Cape Fear 62   "Cape Fear" [1962 movie]
Directed by J. Lee Thompson; script by James R. Webb, based on "The Executioners"; starring Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum & Polly Bergen
Universal b&w VHS [1/99] out of stock/used
full credits from IMDb
Cape Fear 91   "Cape Fear" [1991 movie]
Directed by Martin Scorsese; script by James R. Webb & Wesley Strick; starring Robert DeNiro, Nick Nolte & Jessica Lange
Universal color VHS [6/92] for $9.98
Fawcett movie tie-in pb [11/91] out of print/used
full credits from IMDb
Cape Fear 91 poster  
posters for both movies
purchase 1962 "Cape Fear' movie poster via AllPosters.com
purchase 1991 "Cape Fear' movie poster via AllPosters.com
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Linda 93   "Linda" [1973 tv movie]
video not available; credits from IMDb

"Linda" [1993 tv movie, aka 'Lust For Murder']
Directed by Nathaniel Gutman; starring Virginia Madsen, Richard Thomas & Ted McGinley
Paramount color VHS [3/94] for $79.95!
credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Man Trap" [1961 movie]
Directed by Edmond O'Brien; script based on JDM story "Taint of The Tiger" starring Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen & Stella Stevens
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Kona Coast" [1968 movie]
Directed by Lamont Johnson; script by Gilbert Ralston, based on JDM story "Bimini Gall"; starring Richard Boone, Vera Miles
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Darker Than Amber" [1970 movie]
Directed by Robert Clouse; starring Rod Taylor, Theodore Bikel & Suzy Kendall
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Travis McGee" TV series [1975]

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Condominium" [1980 tv movie]
Directed by Sidney Hayers; starring Barbara Eden & Steve Forrest
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything" [1980 tv movie]
Directed by William Wiard; script by George Zateslo
video not available; full credits from IMDb
1981 sequel tv movie: "GGW & Dynamite"
no video available | credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Travis McGee" [1983 tv movie]
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen; script by Stirling Silliphant, based on "The Empty Copper Sea"; starring Sam Elliott & Gene Evans
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"A Flash of Green" [1984 movie] aAdapted & directed by Victor Nuñez
video not available; full credits from IMDb

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Travis McGee" [Fox/Ixtlan - in development?]  
Originally announced in 2008, then bumped several times; co-produced & directed by Oliver Stone; based on
"The Deep Blue Good-by"; to star Leonardo DiCaprio; latest info from IMDb


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