Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
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Mangrove Squeeze by Laurence Shames

Title: Mangrove Squeeze
Author: Laurence Shames
Genre: Funny mystery
Topical Arc: "Oh please cheer me up"
Pages: 334
Copyright Date: 1998
Cover: A lot of neon, pink, yellow and blue. What looks like the fine of a share with rockets attached.
First line: "Reservation?" said Sam Katz. "Whaddya mean, you have a reservation? This is my house."
Best part: It's very funny.
Worst part: It's a bit predictable.
Grade: C+
Recommended for: Anyone who likes Carl Hiaasen.
Related Reads: Agnes and the Hit Man by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer, Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen.

Key West is a different town to the locals than it is to the tourists. Suki sells ad copy to ailing local businesses. Aaron gave up the corporate life to run a bed and breakfast so he can be close to his senile father. But Aaron and Suki are about to get mixed up in something dangerous.

This is a funny book. If you like Carl Hiaasen, you'll like this too. It would make a good plane read. But I'm happy that I got it for free.
Tags: books 2009, fiction
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