Triggerfish Twist (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
39 Reviews

Ensconced in a lovely tropical villa on idyllic Triggerfish Lane, Jim Davenport anticipates the good life to come. But this isn't living -- it's Florida and the neighborhood is not quite what it seems. It's got overly aggressive Little League parents, drug-free Rastafarians, homicidal hookers, unnatural sex and casual violence. Oh, yes, and there's a psychopathic serial killer-cum-Sunshine-State folklorist named Serge A. Storms living directly across the street. So it's only a matter of time before Jim up and actually kills somebody ...

  

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I'd rather have good characters than a good plot. - Goodreads
He writes laugh out loud prose. - Goodreads
Disliked the ending. - Goodreads
The McGraw brothers are villians in this book. - Goodreads

Review: Triggerfish Twist (Serge Storms Mystery #4)

User Review  - Mandi Friedman - Goodreads

I unfortunately didn't like this book. The reason it's unfortunate is different than you may think. I originally decided to read this book because a friend told me I wouldn't like it. When I hear that ... Read full review

Review: Triggerfish Twist (Serge Storms #4)

User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

This book tries too hard to be funny but doesn't get there for me. (You know those smoke movies? The ones you have to smoke to watch?) This was like that for me. It didn't have a real plot just a lot ... Read full review

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Page 369 - Now, get the hell out of here, before I change my mind, and decide you would be less trouble to me if you were dead.
Page 82 - They'd deployed the Lovin' Spoonful ("Hot town, summer in the city, back of my neck gettin' dirty and gritty) and the Zombies ("It's the time of the season when the love runs high").
Page 45 - He placed the cards facedown, sat back in his chair and stared across the table at his rival.
Page 329 - I can make you do anything I want. I can make you say 'Ow
Page 250 - We have to give them the benefit of the doubt. If we reject them, what does that say about us? What does it say about our commitment to the community? We forfeit any right to be treated well ourselves.
Page 234 - Satchel told and retold the evening's adventure as if it were the best thing that had ever happened to them. Then they called cabs. Orville was watching for his taxi when he noticed something going on out the front window. "Hey Jim, what's that guy doing out there?
Page 162 - Ambrose pulled over to the side of the road. "What are you doing?

About the author (2009)

Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of fifteen novels: The Riptide Ultra-Glide, Pineapple Grenade, When Elves Attack, Electric Barracuda, Gator A-Go-Go, Nuclear Jellyfish, Atomic Lobster, Hurricane Punch, The Big Bamboo, Torpedo Juice, Cadillac Beach, The Stingray Shuffle, Triggerfish Twist, Orange Crush, Hammerhead Ranch Motel, and Florida Roadkill. He lives in Tampa, Florida.

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