Border Town Girl

by John D. MacDonald
Category: "Fiction - Mystery"
Year of Publication:1956
Date Added:07/20/2008
Date Read:06/13/2014
Notes:Two short novels:

Border Town Girl — Lane Sanson, an out-of-work reporter is strong-armed into taking heroine across the border from Mexico to the United States. His contact, Diana, wants out of the life she was trapped into. Lane helps her escape with a small prison sentence, and she helps him get back together with his ex-wife.

Linda — Paul and Linda go on a vacation with their friends, Jeff and Stella. Linda and Jeff have an affair. Linda shoots Stella, and she and Jeff attempt to frame Paul, but a lawyer who's willing to listen to his story manages to find the truth and Linda and Jeff are executed.
My Rating: 6

Reviews for Border Town Girl

Review - Border Town Girl

Gritty and blunt, like all of MacDonald's books. Both plots are unbelievable, but Linda less laughably so.
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