Mangrove Squeeze

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Smashwords, Nov 8, 2011 - Fiction
9 Reviews
People go to Key West for lots of different reasons. Not all of them are legal, sane, or in the interest of public safety. Tired of selling ad space for a third-rate Key West newspaper, Suki Sperakis hooks up with New Yorker Aaron Katz, who came to the Keys to run a simple B&B. When a handsome Russian accidentally tells Suki the real business operating his string of T-shirt shops, mayhem ensues...

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User Review  - C. Williams - Goodreads

It drags a little in places, but it's overall a decent beach read with a real feel for the character of its Florida location. Read full review

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User Review  - Bruce Giordano - Goodreads

A fun read. I still prefer Carl Hiaasen when it comes to Florida comic crime novels. Enjoying making my way thru Shames novels though. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Laurence Shames is a native New Yorker. He was a reporter and wrote a non-fiction best-seller on the Mafia called Boss of Bosses and was also the 'Ethics' columnist for Esquire. He is the author of five Key West comic thrillers. He won the CWA Last Laugh Dagger Award for the funniest crime novel of 1995 with Sunburn. After living in New York for twenty years he moved to Key West in Florida in 1990 Laurence Shames has been a full-time writer for over 20 years, during which he has penned everything from essays to screenplays, social history to crime fiction.

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