Books tagged: florida fiction

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Murder is the Pits (A DAFFODILS Mystery)
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Series: DAFFODILS* Mystery (Divorced And Finally Free Of Deceitful, Insensitive, Licentious Scum®), Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Inspirational Fiction /IF Mystery. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Daffodils® are back and so are dead bodies, mobsters and quirky lovers. Amidst unrelenting hurricanes, the sorority sisters fight hot flashes, cold stiffs and gun toting senior citizens. Ruthie consults her spirit guides, Penny Sue uses her anti-terrorist training, and Leigh tries good old common sense to stay ahead of the local law, hired guns and Mother Nature.
Baiting & Fishing
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Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A newspaper reporter investigates the circumstances of a corporate scandal, and finds the woman of his dreams. Is she his perfect match or a murderess? Is he a heel or a hero?
Sarasota Bay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,730. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tyler Polk, Vietnam Vet and early retiree, is fishing in the maze of canals that spiderweb Lido Key, a barrier Island off of Sarasota, Florida. A sounds draws him into an encounter with a tough Guy from South Boston, a street-hood from Detroit, and an ex-wannabe Hollywood Blonde Bombshell. A wild ride through the underbelly of Sarasota ensues, wrought with maritime mayhem & adventure.
Peace River Runaway
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,910. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In 2004, not long before the explosive hurricane season, Tyler Polk encounters a trespasser on his expansive estate in south Florida. Willie Taho, a full-blooded Native American, explains the pretense of an archaeological dig but has a secretive reason for his presence. Familiar characters from Sarasota Bay play major roles as the action moves underground to lost treasure, passageways and shrines.
A White Deer And Other Stories
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
This is a collection of short stories by the author of Florida's most beloved novel, A Land Remembered. These stories were written throughout Smith's writing career, going back as far as the 1960's. Reading them, you can see him developing the literary style for which he later became famous, writing books that would be printed in 46 countries including one, Angel City that was made into a movie.
The Road to Hell
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Price: Free! Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The Road to Hell” collects four stories by Paul Levine, the Edgar-nominated author of the bestselling Jake Lassiter series. The stories include “El Valiente en el Infierno,” (The Brave One in Hell), "Development Hell," "A Hell of a Crime," and "Solomon and Lord: To Hell and Back." Plus there are two free excerpts from the novels "Solomon vs. Lord" and "Mortal Sin."
Magic And Grace: A Novel of Florida, Love, Zen, and the Ghost of John Keats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Quirky and funny and heartfelt and rich... Compulsively readable... fast-paced plot, subtly deep" A lively and life-affirming tale set against the backdrop of a beachside holiday town in Florida. Naples resident Gibb Chapman moves in across the street from his ex-wife and daughter to try and win them both back. But Gibb's seemingly simple plan is quickly stymied by forces beyond his control.
Driftwood Houses: A Key West Story Sequence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Driftwood Houses" belongs in the Florida Fiction tradition. It exposes and celebrates the daily ironies, heartbreaks and triumphs of ordinary people as they fumble their ways through daily existence. In a Key West setting these struggles are personified in a masterfully sketched array of characters, dramatizing the victories and defeats in a world that seems uncertain and often unjust.
The Wilkes House Haunting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Curtis Angeles moves from suburban Chicago to a rural Florida town in search of peace, quiet and privacy. Instead, he almost loses his life uncovering some deadly deceptions...
Swimming in Shallow Water
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When eighty-two-year-old Miss Savannah goes missing one stormy evening, the entire neighborhood is set into a frenzy, and a laughable search ensues the next morning. As the hours pass, a woman admirer of Miss Savannah’s wit and earnest advice makes a startling discovery—but it isn't Miss Savannah.