Travis McGee #7: Darker Than Amber by John D MacDonald (Gold Medal R1957 – 1968)

Here’s Travis McGee, slayer of dragons, savior of lily-white maidens – like the amber-eyed beauty dredged out of the sea in the nick of time with her little round heels wired to a block of cement

7th novel in the Travis McGee series.

Title: Darker Than Amber
Author: John D MacDonald
Imprint & Number: Gold Medal R1957
Cover price: 60¢
Publication date: 1968
Cover artist: Ronnie Lesser
ISBN: none

This novel is, thus far, the only McGee novel that’s received the big-screen treatment. The film, starring Rod Taylor as McGee, was released in 1970. Regardless of the quality of the film, Taylor certainly measured up to classic artistic interpretation of McGee.

Rod Taylor and Travis McGee

Rod Taylor and Travis McGee

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