Welcome to Paradise

Author(s): Laurence Shames
Series: Key West Series No: 7
Genre: Mystery
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.00 hours)
Product Number: Z08922
Released: Dec 30, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490636535
Narrator/s: Ron McLarty
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Laurence Shames has attracted enthusiastic fans with his Key West novels, which include Florida Straits, Mangrove Squeeze, Scavenger Reef, and Sunburn. Each of these books is a hilarious mixture of zany crimes and offbeat characters. Welcome to Paradise is his best yet. When Al Marracotta, Mafia boss, takes a week's vacation in Key West, he looks forward to days of sun, sex, and seafood. Alan Tuschman, New Jersey furniture salesman, is a reluctant tourist. He has won a week in Key West for his sales record. But they have something in common: vanity license plates that read BIG AL. So when two goons are sent to ruin Big Al's vacation, it's not long before they target the wrong guy. Between the frustrated henchmen and the baffled Als, each chapter grows loonier than the last. And with the addition of a romantic wild card, the winsome Katy Sansone, the tough guys' schemes are tempered by more tender scenes. Narrator Ron McLarty's fine performance keeps the action moving at a brisk clip.


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Welcome to Paradise
Product Number: BX00032396
Product Number:Z08922
Product Number:C1208

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Author(s): Laurence Shames
Narrator(s): Ron McLarty
Genre: Mystery
Product Number C1208
Released: Jun 14, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780788746338

Professional reviews

"In another in of Shames's situation comedies about life in colorful Key West two vacationers head for the Keys--the object of a Manhattan gangland vendetta and a melancholy furniture salesman from Jersey. Thugs hired to harass the former are told to identify him by his vanity plates. Guess who has identical vanity plates from another state? Ron McLarty does an amusing job with this slender fare, particularly with the characterizations. Y.R. (c) AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine"