Category Archives: Carl Hiaasen

Review: Native Tongue by Carl Hiassen

Native Tongue opens with one of those only-in-America scenes in which a holidaying family is driving along a Florida highway in Key Largo when a rat-like creature lands in their car. After screeching to a stop and leaping from the … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction Alphabet: E is for Environment

I’m probably more sympathetic to environmental themes than the average reader (I’ve voted Green more than once in my life) but even so I hate being lectured to or preached at. However there are some crime fiction gems among all … Continue reading

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Review: Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasan

Title: Skinny Dip Author:Carl Hiaasan Publisher: Black Swan (2005) ISBN: 0-552-77393-X The book opens with Joey Perrone being thrown head first off a cruise liner into the Atlantic Ocean by her husband Chaz for reasons that aren’t immediately clear. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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