He gets an early release to attend his crooked father’s funeral…and discovers that he’s inherited a sailboat and a Florida town that’s sinking into the sea. There is fun here, but also real fury in Mr. What john irving or kurt vonnegut might produce if they wrote a novel about crime and real estate set in the Florida keys…hilarious and deeply satisfying, ” Ft.
I loved it” Donald Westlake“Masterful. The author's best inventions are his characters -- gaudy as comic-strip villains, unpredictable as ancient gods and given to mighty mock-heroic combat of epic consequence. Murphy’s raging imagination, ” the New York Times“Dallas Murphy is right up there with Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen.
Apparent Wind #ad - Dodging bombs, corrupt cops, and crazed killers, doom teams up with a Nyquil-chugging history professor, two documentary film-makers named Anne, and a drop-dead-sexy scuba instructor and her Seminole grandmother in an elaborate plot to swindle the swindlers and save himself from fatally living up to his nick-name.
A flamboyant, comic nightmare. But the town is on prime real estate that two warring developers want badly enough to have already killed his father for and will go to outrageous lengths to snatch away from him.
The Complete Deemer: LOVER MAN, LUSH LIFE, DON'T EXPLAINBrash Books #ad - All three of dallas murphy’s artie deemer novels in one volume“artie deemer is a true original – the frantic, antic humor carries along the characterization and narration like twin, ” Chicago Sun TimesArtie Deemer lives off his dog Jellyroll, runaway trains, star of movies TV and dog food advertising.
Now artie finds himself in the middle of wild caper involving the mob and the CIA. A bouncy, funny mystery…more twists and turns than a new york cab driver running up the meter, ” Washington Post In Don’t Explain, Jellyroll has become the target of death threats from crazed stalkers, quirky, so Artie takes him to a remote island, only to discover their hideaway is overrun with an assortment of colorful killers.
The Complete Deemer: LOVER MAN, LUSH LIFE, DON'T EXPLAIN #ad - An outstanding series, ” Publishers Weekly. In the edgar-award finalist Lover Man, Artie becomes a reluctant detective when his ex-girlfriend is killed. The writing is flip and sophisticated, ” new york TimesIn Lush Life, Artie falls for a sexy pool player whose sleazy ex-husband has disappeared with $14 million of his company’s assets.
Lover Man: An Artie Deemer MysteryBrash Books #ad - The writing is flip and sophisticated. New york times "lover Man is a bouncy, quirky, funny mystery with racy dialog. Lover man is a first novel of unusual skill with amazing characters. The widely acclaimed, edgar Award finalist hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the best novels of the year. Artie deemer lives off his dog Jellyroll, star of movies, TV, the most famous canine in the country, and dog-food advertising.
Artie hangs around the apartment, listening to jazz, smoking a little pot, trying to keep the world away. Artie becomes a reluctant sleuth, dodging hoods, killers, blackmailers, and crazy combat pilots as he struggles to uncover Billie’s murderer—without joining her in the morgue. But then his ex-lover, billie burke, is murdered and he receives a note from her: “I’m dead, darling.
Lover Man: An Artie Deemer Mystery #ad - Get out of your chair and look in the ice tray. And so begins the wild, unpredictable ride. The story line makes more twists and turns than a New York cabdriver running up the meter. Washington post“artie deemer is a true original – the frantic, antic humor carries along the characterization and narration like twin, runaway trains.
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Not to mention local thug Huey Evans who is looking to settle a score. Reduced ransom! the first book in the Hotshot series from Mike Faricy. Check it out. He's done it again, don't miss it! irish gazettethe first in this new series, Reduced Ransom!, hurry up and get the next one out! Crime SceneA wonderfully entertaining read! Bookish Review .
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Bankers Hours: A Humorous Cozy Mystery Thriller Comedy of Errors Hotshot Book 3#ad - Kind of, maybe, sort of. A plan that at least seemed logical at the time. Just rob a bank. But that was before Beau fell for gorgeous bank teller, Cindy. Before the ditschler brothers, Mendel, Lucerne and Elvis, decided to rob the same bank. Before milton, declan Osborne's thug, took an intense dislike to Beau.
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Now the payment is due and Beau doesn't have the money. But beau does have a plan.
Foiled Dev Haskell - Private Investigator Book 14Credit River Publishing #ad - Iggy turns out to have a number of issues, add to that the criminal activity of Niles Wegger as he attempts to insert a bug in the software and you've got Dev calling on former NFL tight end, Luscious Dixon for some special help. Fun loving, suddenly shows up in the office and hires dev, a one-night stand from ten years back, back slapping, wrong guessing Dev is surprised when Bonnie, along with his Golden Retriever, Morton to provide 'security' for she and her business partner Iggy while they complete a software project.
Foiled is the fourteenth mystery in the highly entertaining Dev Haskell Private Investigator series. If you like carl hiaasen, tim dorsey & Elmore Leonard - make room for one more!"Faricy is America's hottest new mystery writer. And dev haskell is one of the looniest and most enjoyable characters inhabiting the world out there today.
Foiled Dev Haskell - Private Investigator Book 14 #ad - The dirty lowdown"Faricy is the next Carl Hiaasen. Crime scene"i'm not sure what Faricy is drinking. But it really works!"Behind Bars.
Walking Shadow Spenser Book 21G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But there's more behind the scenes than an overzealous critic—and Spenser and Hawk are combing Port City’s underworld to find it. Great fun. Spenser is still the cockiest and wittiest P. I. Granted, the script left much to be desired. A murder draws boston pi spenser into the dramatic world of theater in this New York Times bestseller in Robert B.
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A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee NovelRandom House #ad - I can’t think of anyone who would dare. Donald westlake “John D. Especially when he has the chance to reunite Sam Taggart, restless man like himself, a reckless, with the woman who’s still waiting for him. Betrayal. Is that enough to find his friend’s killer? and when the truth is as terrifying as this, skillful, sensual, does he really want answers after all?Praise for A Deadly Shade of Gold“Travis McGee is the last of the great knights-errant: honorable, and tough.
When sam left his girlfriend, Nora, and vanished from Fort Lauderdale, no one was surprised. But what begins as a simple matchmaking scheme soon becomes a bloody chase that takes McGee to Mexico, a beautiful country from which he hopes to return alive. Heartbreak. I can’t think of anyone who has replaced him.
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Finders Keepers: A Humorous Cozy Mystery Thriller Comedy of Errors Hotshot Book 2Credit River Publishing #ad - What could possibly go wrong?well, an awful lot if you didn't factor in Cecil and his crew of wise-guys running a mob operation for Chicago's Saventinni brothers. Just when things can't seem to get any worse - they do!the problem is really very simple;Austin + Chicago wise guys$3+ millon = Celeste's life is a disaster!Or is it?If you like whacky, crazy characters, and fast paced crime, laugh out loud situations, you'll love Finders Keepers.
Finders Keepers: A Humorous Cozy Mystery Thriller Comedy of Errors Hotshot Book 2 #ad - Get your copy now! and look forward to a lot of laughs and a very entertaining crime read. Faricy is America's hottest new writer. The dirty lowdown"a cross between Carl Hiaasen and Elmore Leonard with a sprinkling of Robert B. Celeste desparde has had just about enough of her loser, deadbeat, no count boyfriend Austin.
But austin has a plan to fix everything. A lot of really crazy things happen up north. Celeste's boyfriend Austin was born and raised there. A laugh a minute, great entertainment.
Portside ScrewLive Tree Publications #ad - One problem: he’s just discovered his old nemesis—the Key’s most notorious real estate developer—floating tits-up in a weenie bikini in the Islamorada backwaters, landing him high on the suspect list. Second place winner in the florida writer's Association Royal Palm Literary AwardsRunner up for the Mystery Fest Key West Whodunit award#1 Bestseller on Amazon.
A jack cubera novelretired pi jack cubera just wants to drink beer, fish the flats, and live the simple life of a full-time boat bum. To clear his name, jack investigates the curious demise and soon discovers the developer’s most outrageous development to date, Coconut Key—a manmade island shaped like a giant daiquiri glass—is “breaking ground” atop a lobster-breeding habitat in the middle of a pristine bay.
Portside Screw #ad - As jack sets out to derail the invasive project and save his salty slice of paradise, a host of unscrupulous characters flush from the shadows soon delivering Jack to the most perplexing question of all: Why would anyone build an island in the middle of an archipelago? The answer, which hinges on a baitfish cage filled with breast implants, proves far bigger than mere shady real-estate dealings.
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Lush Life: An Artie Deemer MysteryBrash Books #ad - They’ll be lucky if their romance can survive…if they aren’t killed first. Murphy joins the ranks of authors like Carl Hiaasen and Donald Westlake, writers who can roll suspense and comedy into the same package and leave you wanting more. Albuquerque journal“Lively entertainment cover to cover….
Murphy delivers crisp, clear prose, and original comedy at the hair-raising pace of a Domino’s delivery car. Tulsa World. Lush lifeartie deemer and his celebrity dog jellyroll, the heroes of Dallas Murphy's triumphant, Edgar Award nominated mystery Lover Man, are back in a rollicking sequel. A wild, winsome new adventure…sparkling from the very first pitch.
Lush Life: An Artie Deemer Mystery #ad - Kirkus reviewsartie falls hard for sexy pool player Crystal Spivey, whose sleazy ex-husband Trammel Weems abruptly topples off his fishing boat and disappears, along with $14 million of his company’s assets. Soon artie and crystal find themselves at the center of a deadly caper involving crooked corporations, CIA spooks, and Mafia bankers.