Thank God It’s Monday! #mysteries #crimewriting #travismcgee

All that remains for the McGee is an ironic Knighthood, a spavined steed, second class armor, a dubious horse, a bent broadsword, and the chance, now and again, to lift into a galumphing charge against capital E Evil, his brave battle oaths marred by an occasional hysterical giggle…”

That’s John D. MacDonald, writing in A Deadly Shade of Gold, and it’s both today’s get-the-week-started quote and a special one-day-late nod to the centennial of MacDonald’s birth on July 24, 1916. Thank God It’s Monday!

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