A classic novel by John D. MacDonald with an exclusive introduction written and read by Dean Koontz.
A Flash of Green tells the gripping story of small-town corruption and two people brave enough to fight back, featuring many of the themes John D. MacDonald explored better than anyone in his legendary career as a leading crime novelist. The opportunists have taken over Palm City. Silent and deadly, like the snakes that infest the nearby swamps, they lay hidden from view, waiting for the right moment to strike. Political subterfuge has already eased the residents toward selling out. All that's left now is to silence a few stubborn holdouts. James Wing is only trying to help a friend's widow. At least that's what he tells himself after warning Kat Hubble that the beautiful bay she and her neighbors have struggled to save is going to be sold to developers. He knows that he shouldn't have told her anything. He's a reporter, trained to reveal nothing. But he's falling in love with her. Now cutthroats have set their sights on Kat - and they'll do anything, use anyone, to stop her from interfering in their plans.
©1962 John D. MacDonald. Copyright renewed 1990 by Maynard MacDonald. (P)2014 Audible Inc.
This is my least favorite of all novels from this author. It was plodding and I really didn't care much about any of the characters especially the protagonist. It's the most forgettable book that I have listened to in a very long time.
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