Cape Fear

Cape Fear

by John D. MacDonald

How far would you go to save your family? In John D. MacDonald's iconic masterwork of suspense, the inspiration for not one but two Hollywood hits, a mild-mannered family is tormented by an obsessed criminal--and with the authorities powerless to protect them, they must take the law into their own hands.

Sam Bowden has it all: a successful law career, a devoted wife, and three children. But a terrifying figure from Bowden's past looms in the shadows, waiting to shatter his pristine existence.

Fourteen years ago, Bowden's testimony put Max Cady behind bars. Ever since, the convicted rapist has been nursing a grudge into an unrelenting passion for revenge. Cady has been counting the days until he is set free, desperate to destroy the man he blames for all his troubles. Now that time has come.

Originally published as The Executioners

First Published: 1958

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Also by John D. MacDonald


The Brass Cupcake
The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper
A Bullet for Cinderella
A Deadly Shade of Gold
A Flash of Green
A Key to the Suite
A Man of Affairs
A Purple Place for Dying
A Tan and Sandy Silence
April Evil

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