Mangrove Squeeze

Mangrove Squeeze

by Laurence Shames


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A new mystery/thriller by the author of "Tropical Depression" and "Virgin Heat". Tired of selling ad space for a second-rate Key West newspaper, Suki Serakis hooks up with New Yorker Aaron Katz, who came to the Keys to run a simple B&B. When Suki misses a date and disappears, Aaron takes off into the mangroves to find love and just a little bit of truth .

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ISBN-13: 9780786863013
Publisher: Hyperion
Publication date: 03/13/1998
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 0.81(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Laurence Shames is the author of five previous novels: Florida Straits, Scavenger Reef, Sunburn, Tropical Depression, and Virgin Heat. With his wife, Marilyn, he divides his time between Key West and Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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Mangrove Squeeze 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
To read the reviews by the 'pros' here one would think that Shames had fallen into a trap that 'series' authors encounter often - they grow too fond of their principal characters. The only recurring character here, the likable 'Bert the Shirt', plays a supporting role and is shown to be all too human. Here Shames abandons some of the more humurous aspects of prior novels to concentrate on character development and scene-setting. The plot moves briskly and seamlessly. The Russian 'mobsters' are less menacing than their Mafia counterparts in prior novels but there are still plenty of moments of suspense. If you have read the entire series, this may well turn out to be one of your favorites. A little less like Hiaasen, a little more like James W. Hall, than his prior Key West tomes, but this is not a negative, just a change. The wit is still there, and this book is a good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago