jesus cowMichael Perry

On Christmas Eve itself bachelor Harley Jackson stepped into his barn and behold there illuminated in straw a smallish newborn bull calf upon whose flank was born the very image of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

‘Well,” said Harley, “that’s trouble.”

And thus begins The Bard o’ …

Star IslandCarl Hiaasen

Hiaasen’s newest title, Star Island, is by far my favorite since Skinny Dip. Using the trite and oft-seen story of a starlet going off the rails, Hiaasen drags Cherry Pye, a mediocre singer filled with blind ambition, had her double Ann, into the psychotic world of …

The Celebration ChroniclesAndrew Ross

We Americans like describing ourselves as pragmatic realists – capitalists who make cold, shrewd decisions based on the market and the value of a dollar stretched as thin as possible. However, conjure up visions of white picket fences, front porches, little Susie on her bike and mom making …

Cadillac Beach and Triggerfish Twist – Tim Dorsey

cadillac-beachDorsey is in one of my favorite genre of writers – wacked-out Floridian. Apparently there is something about southern Florida that produces psychotic characters and bizarre plot twists. I’m guessing it if because southern Florida is full of psychotics with bizarre lives. …