Year of publication: 1962
The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything
John D MacDonald
Detective science fiction, Humor science fiction
Read a fragment illustrations
John D. MacDonald The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything Dear Fred, You didn’t tell me it was going to be easy. But you didn’t tell me it was going to be like this. Find Kirby Winter. Bring him back. Spare no expense. And you assigned me a good man to help out. At least Huddleston used to be a good man. Today you wouldn’t know him. He stares into space and he sighs, and all I can get out of him is sometimes an aimless giggle. We found Kirby Winter, boss. We found him twice. And if you want him found a third time, you better send somebody else. But it will be a waste of money. In fact, Fred, I think you better tell the client to give up. If this Kirby Winter did hold out a couple of million bucks from his Uncle Omar’s estate, nobody is going to get it away from him. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking Kirby Winter bought me off, and Huddleston too. I wish to God he had. I’d sleep better. All I can do is tell you just what happened. The...