Travis Mcgee Story, by John D MacDonald, with Great Dane dogs?

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  1. ALDIS

    ALDIS

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    We were talking tonight as old folks often do when Travis Mcgee stories walked into our conversation.
    We have read and re-read all the Travis stories and most all of John D's other stories too. Somehow dogs also came into the conversation. Was there a story with Travis entering someone's estate and encountering Great Danes?
    Can some one tell me the title of the story when Travis is chased by Great Dane dogs?
    Thank you.
     
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    Read all 21 at least twice, some 3 or 4 times. Cannot remember the Great Dane Encounter. I remember him encountering dogs in the dark on a estate. Cannot recall the breed or the novels "Color".

    Maybe age creeping up! :supergrin:
     

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    I believe that is the one. Travis was sneaking around the bad guy's estate when the dogs began chasing him. I think they were Great Danes.
     
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    The dog encounter may have been in A Deadly Shade of Gold, #5 in the series.
    Part of the plot is set in Mexico with drug smugglers and then precedes to L.A.
     
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    I believe it was A Deadly Shade of Gold. Long description of the timing needed to basically flip a dog in the air as it leaps at you.