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Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
  

Skinny Dip

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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.

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Synopsis

Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Joey Perrone is a woman with a mission. Sheâs just been pushed overboard from a cruise liner into the icy Atlantic Ocean by Chaz, her scumbag of a husband – and survived to tell the tale. She knows that Chaz is not the brightest marine scientist in the world – hell, he canât even work out which way the Gulf Stream runs. And if thereâs one place he hates itâs the Florida Everglades, an area heâs supposed to be working to protect. But heâs on to something; and itâs something so big and so lucrative itâs worth killing for. Joey turns to the man whoâs pulled her from the sea: former cop, current loner, Mick Stranahan. And with a little help from her friends, Mickâs dog, and a few of Chazâs enemies, they hit on a scheme that should drive Chaz mad, while allowing her to get even. As Joey haunts and taunts her homicidal husband; as Chazâs cold-blooded cohorts in crime grow uneasy with his increasingly erratic behaviour; as Mick discovers that six failed marriages have not killed his ability to fall in love all over again, Carl Hiaasen takes us on a hilarious, romantic, page-turning journey through the mayhem created by the human heart.

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

1st October 2004

Author

Carl Hiaasen

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Publisher

Bantam Press

Format

Hardback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780593053737

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