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Stormy Weather (1995)

by Carl Hiaasen

Series: Skink (3)

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When a hurricane hits Florida, some people waste no time in exploiting it. The novel follows a few of them, including a woman who abandons a scheme to sleep with a Kennedy for a more lucrative insurance rip-off, and a former governor who turns avenger to protect the community from just such people.
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I read a Hiaasen every year. No one has a better set of Florida man characters. ( )
  auldhouse | Sep 30, 2021 |
Not one of my favorite Hiaasen books - but still a fun, entertaining summer read. ( )
  carolfoisset | Aug 29, 2021 |
hurricane brings out the worst in people and gathers several into unexpected adventures
  ritaer | Jun 4, 2021 |
By far I think this is the best of the "Skink" books to date. It has a little of everything - great characters, suspense, plot twists and turns, bad guys & gals, good guys & gals who are just regular folks, and to top it off a hurricane and the associated carnage that goes with it. Death, destruction, murder, and mayhem. What more could you ask for? Skink continues to evolve as a charater along with his friend Jim Tile who are the two recurring characters in this series. I have yet to pick a Hiaasen book that wasn't a compelling read and this one is no exception. ( )
  Al-G | Apr 7, 2021 |
Hilarious as usual, and very much entertained by their dialogues which came out so natural. At one point I wasn't sure where the story was heading, regardless it was a good ride. I love all his colorful characters whether they are the good guys or crooks. ( )
  xKayx | Dec 14, 2020 |
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On August 23, the day before the hurricane struck, Max and Bonnie Lamb awoke early, made love twice and rode the shuttle bus to Disney World.
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For Donna, Camille, Hugo and Andrew
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When a hurricane hits Florida, some people waste no time in exploiting it. The novel follows a few of them, including a woman who abandons a scheme to sleep with a Kennedy for a more lucrative insurance rip-off, and a former governor who turns avenger to protect the community from just such people.

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Hachette Book Group

2 editions of this book were published by Hachette Book Group.

Editions: 0446603422, 0446677167

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