When it comes to crime—the good, the bad, and the hilarious—nobody does it like Donald E. Westlake, creator of the uproarious Dortmunder novels and the dark classic The Ax. Westlake’s outrageous thriller Money for Nothing is all about something too good to be true … and too terrible to believe.
Every month a thousand-dollar check came to Josh Redmont, as regular as clockwork. Somewhere along the line, Josh stopped wondering why an untraceable organization in Washington was sending him money. His career took off, and his bank account swelled—he didn’t even need the money anymore. Then one day, on a ferry to Fire Island, a stranger approaches Josh with words that chill him to the spine: “You are now active.” Josh has been paid for a job that he must do—a job that will turn out to be a growing horror for him, for his family, and possibly for the whole country. Download and start listening now!