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Florida noir trilogy wraps up with a big bang

The Big Hello, by Michael Lister. Pulpwood Press. 215 pages. Hardcover $26.99.

Michael Lister is the bard of the Florida Panhandle. His crime novels, distributed through several ongoing series, set a very high standard for originality, style, and impact. 462 more words

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A brilliant mosaic of voices, genres, and insights

Zachary Lazar, I Pity the Poor Immigrant: a Novel. Little, Brown. 256 pages. Hardcover $25.00.

This high-end literary novel is challenging and enthralling. It points in many directions, but its intertwined journeys ultimately have a rich closure. 820 more words

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MAILER: The Philosopher of Existential Hip

Norman Mailer is one of the most important novelists of the later half of the 20th Century. Norman stands next to Gore Vidal and Kurt Vonnegut, in a picture taken nearly a decade ago. 1,007 more words

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Flawed hero becomes a shark’s best friend

Shark Fin Soup, by Susan Klaus. Oceanview Publishing. 344 pages. Hardcover $26.95.

Myakka City, Florida (in Manatee County near Bradenton) is where Susan Klaus lives on her forty acre farm and writes novels. 452 more words

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Lakeland Book Fair


Come Join The Fun!  Authors, publishers, book

sellers, illustrators, and comic book dealers are all

welcome to gather together to showcase their books. 160 more words

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Latest Hannah Smith outing is a tone poem in darkness and determination

Haunted, by Randy Wayne White. Putnam. 352 pages. Hardcover $26.95.

This novel, the third in the Hannah Smith series, contains some of Mr. White’s best writing ever. 496 more words

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Sleuthfest 2015 Early Registration Now Open

Early Registration is open!

Registration for the conference is open and the link to the hotel is also live. We are bringing Sleuthfest back to Deerfield Beach. 175 more words

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