Travis McGee Series

21 primary works • 30 total works
Travis McGee, an adventurer, philosopher, and “salvage consultant” who does unofficial favors for friends, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Each book in the series is a whole story with a beginning and an ending, however there are references to prior stories in the series.

Book 1

The Deep Blue Good-By
3.91
· 12753 Ratings · 981 Reviews · published 1964 · 52 editions
TRAVIS McGEE
He's a self-described beach bum who…
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Book 2

Nightmare in Pink
3.88
· 6003 Ratings · 362 Reviews · published 1964 · 37 editions
Travis McGee’s permanent address is the Busted…
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Book 3

A Purple Place for Dying
4.03
· 5394 Ratings · 260 Reviews · published 1964 · 36 editions
A beautiful woman calls Travis McGee to Arizona.…
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Book 4

The Quick Red Fox
3.90
· 4100 Ratings · 234 Reviews · published 1964 · 33 editions
Quick Red Fox (Travis McGee, No. 4)
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Book 5

A Deadly Shade of Gold
4.09
· 5135 Ratings · 210 Reviews · published 1965 · 1 edition
When Travis McGee discovers a face from his past…
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Book 6

Bright Orange for the Shroud
4.06
· 3305 Ratings · 167 Reviews · published 1965 · 35 editions
Travis McGee is looking forward to a "slob…
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Book 7

Darker Than Amber
4.04
· 3266 Ratings · 175 Reviews · published 1966 · 38 editions
A great bestseller starring Travis McGee, a real…
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Book 8

One Fearful Yellow Eye
4.10
· 3929 Ratings · 131 Reviews · published 1966 · 32 editions
"To diggers a thousand yeasrs from now...the…
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Book 9

Pale Gray for Guilt
4.14
· 4120 Ratings · 146 Reviews · published 1968 · 34 editions
Tush Bannon was in the wrong spot at the wrong…
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Book 10

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper
4.08
· 3497 Ratings · 136 Reviews · published 1968 · 37 editions
With an introduction by CARL HIAASEN
JOHN D.…
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Book 11

Dress Her in Indigo
4.06
· 3318 Ratings · 126 Reviews · published 1969 · 34 editions
"To diggers a thousand years from now...the works…
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Book 12

The Long Lavender Look
4.18
· 3911 Ratings · 125 Reviews · published 1970 · 35 editions
A lovely young girl steps in front of Travis…
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Book 13

A Tan and Sandy Silence
4.05
· 2911 Ratings · 106 Reviews · published 1971 · 1 edition
Being accused at gunpoint of hiding another man's…
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Book 14

The Scarlet Ruse
4.09
· 2653 Ratings · 96 Reviews · published 1972 · 28 editions
Travis McGee is too busy with his houseboat to…
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Book 15

The Turquoise Lament
4.07
· 2808 Ratings · 105 Reviews · published 1973 · 3 editions
"One of the most enduring and unusual heroes in…
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Book 16

The Dreadful Lemon Sky
4.06
· 3504 Ratings · 138 Reviews · published 1974 · 31 editions
"The professional's professional of suspense…
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Book 17

The Empty Copper Sea
4.13
· 3573 Ratings · 105 Reviews · published 1978 · 31 editions
"The professional's professional of suspense…
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Book 18

The Green Ripper
4.09
· 3243 Ratings · 170 Reviews · published 1979 · 30 editions
"McGee has become part of our national…
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Book 19

Free Fall in Crimson
4.15
· 4307 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 1981 · 35 editions
McGee tracks killers who brutally murder an…
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Book 20

Cinnamon Skin
4.14
· 4193 Ratings · 115 Reviews · published 1982 · 31 editions
When Travis McGee's friend Meyer lent his boat to…
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Book 21

The Lonely Silver Rain
4.20
· 3558 Ratings · 174 Reviews · published 1984 · 1 edition
"Travis McGee is back in action and he is in…
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Book 1-2

Deep Blue Goodbye/Nightmare in Pink
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Book 1-3

Travis McGee: Books 1-3: Introduction by Lee Child
3.81
· 132 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions

'MacDonald had a huge influence on me . . .…

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Book 1, 2, 14

The Scarlet Ruse and Two Other Great Mysteries
Contents:
The Scarlet Ruse
Travis McGee is too busy…
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Book 1, 21, 8

The John D. MacDonald Value Collection
4.43
· 21 Ratings · published 2000 · 1 edition
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Book 4-6

Travis McGee: Books 4-6: Introduction by Lee Child

'MacDonald had a huge influence on me . . .…

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Book 4, 9, 11

Shades of Travis McGee
4.00
· 33 Ratings · 3 Reviews · 2 editions
The three novels in this volume were published in…
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Book 7, 10, 11

The Best of Travis McGee
4.51
· 86 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 1985 · 1 edition
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Book 8, 9, 13

Pale Gray for Guilt/One Fearful Yellow Eye/Tan & Sandy Silence
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Book 13, 16-19

Five Complete Travis McGee Novels: A Tan and Sandy Silence/The Dreadful Lemon Sky/The Empty Copper Sea/The Green Ripper/Free Fall in Crimson
These books were written about an era that feels…
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