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Carl Hiaasen - Author


Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida, where he still lives. He is a prize-winning journalist with a regular column in the Miami Herald and many articles in varied magazines. He started writing crime fiction in the early 1980s and has recently branched out into children's books; he has also had several works of non-fiction published.

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Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen
Razor Girl
Carl Hiaasen
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2017 for Comic Fiction. Shortlisted for the Last Laugh Award at the CrimeFest Awards 2017. A return to Hiaasen land is always welcome and Razor Girl proves one of his better escapades after...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017
Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen
Razor Girl
Carl Hiaasen
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2017 for Comic Fiction. Shortlisted for the Last Laugh Award at the CrimeFest Awards 2017. A return to Hiaasen land is always welcome and RAZOR GIRL proves one of his better escapades after...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2016
Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
Reader Reviewed Skink No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen
This is a dive in head first and read until you're dizzy book, so utterly brilliant and readable it’s scary! The totally bizarre and freakily sane Skink joins detective forces with Richard, who is looking for his cousin Malley after...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
Reader Reviewed Skink No Surrender
Carl Hiaasen
This is a dive in head first and read until you're dizzy book, so utterly brilliant and readable it’s scary! The totally bizarre and freakily sane Skink joins detective forces with Richard, who is looking for his cousin Malley after...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Bad Monkey
Carl Hiaasen
Carl Hiaasen is back in Florida with his detective Andrew Yancy still a larger than life character, but now reduced to restaurant inspector. He is determined to get his badge back so pursues a case on his own. We are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/06/2014
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Bad Monkey
Carl Hiaasen
Shortlisted for the Goldsboro Last Laugh Award at CrimeFest 2014. Carl Hiaasen's latest brilliant take on the world ...Outrageous, hilarious and addictive, this is the unique Carl Hiaasen at his absolute best. Bad Monkey will have you on the edge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2014
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen
Star Island
Carl Hiaasen
If you haven’t read a Carl Hiassen yet then why not? – he is simply the funniest crime novelist around and his books are gripping, satirical and immensely enjoyable.In Star Island he turns his sharp, witty pen on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2012
Scat by Carl Hiaasen
Scat
Carl Hiaasen
September 2010 Book of the Month. Totally topical, Scat is a brilliant fast-moving eco-aware thriller set in the swamps of Florida. Nick and Marta get sucked into the world of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2010
Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen
Nature Girl
Carl Hiaasen
This is slapstick satire where one chaotic situation bounces on to another. Full of wacky characters and improbable scenarios and set in the dangerous world of Florida’s ‘gator-strewn Everglades, it’s just the most ludicrous fun you’ll have for a long...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2007
Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
Skinny Dip
Carl Hiaasen
A crime caper which bounces from one ridiculous scenario to another in a highly addictive fashion. He is a joy to read, oodles of plot, wacky characters, the dangerous heat of Florida’s Everglades and a real laugh. You’ll love it....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2005
Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
Skinny Dip
Carl Hiaasen
Hiassen is definitely back on top form with crime meets black comedy. Scumbag husbands, wives who arenât dead and the Florida Everglades as a backdrop. Romantic and with page turning pace – splendid.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2004

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