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Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
  

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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 off for a spell in the Bahamas for this one but it is still full of wacky characters in unlikely situations in a complex, off-beat plot. Great fun for newcomers; devoted fans may find it not his best.

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Synopsis

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

When a severed arm is discovered by a couple on honeymoon in the Florida Keys, former police detective - now reluctant restaurant inspector - Andrew Yancy senses that something doesn't add up. Determined to get his badge back, he undertakes an unofficial investigation of his own. Andrew's search for the truth takes him to the Bahamas, where a local man, with the help of a very bad monkey (who allegedly worked on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies) is doing everything in his power to prevent a developer from building a new tourist resort on the island, with deadly consequences ...

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About the Author

Carl Hiaasen

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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Publication date

12th June 2014

Author

Carl Hiaasen

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www.carlhiaasen.com/

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Publisher

Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780751543346

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