Hammerhead Ranch Motel has ratings and reviews. Mike said: My GR Friend Fred Forbes commented that Serge Storms grows on you. He is correct!. There’s a different schemer or slimeball behind every door: cocaine duckpins who have survived only by the dumbest fortune, hard-luck gigolos desperate to sc. Hammerhead Ranch Motel. Tim Dorsey. BUY NOW. There’s a different schemer or slimeball behind every door: cocaine duckpins who have.

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Pack up your bags and head south to sunny Florida. Jan 29, Greg rated it did not like it Shelves: A deadly hurricane adds to the mix of mayhem and laughter. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

If you get a bit confused with so many players romping around throughout the book, be patient, everything and hammerhwad comes together in a grand finale that is excitingly unpredictable. Those guys fire bullets. Mild recommendation for this one. If it’s summer, we get a new Tim Dorsey novel.

Hammerhead Ranch Motel

On the same night, one of the college students plunges to his death danch being interrogated by the Diaz Boys, onto the glass roof of the Florida Aquarium. It reads much better than can be described here. Where Dorsey differs from writers such as Carl Hiassen, James Hall and Elmore Leonard is the extent to which Dorsey twists the knife, ever aiming for maximum bloodletting.

Let’s put it this way: Tiger Shrimp Tango Tim Dorsey. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Serge likes to discuss Florida history, something that I’m not particularly interested in, but I enjoyed those discussions nevertheless.


When the hurricane unexpectedly changes direction and makes landfall at Tampa, all the characters are trapped inside the Hammerhead Ranch Motel.

Pack up your bags and head south to sunny Florida. The credit for that goes to Mr.

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Hammerhead Ranch Motel (Serge Storms, #2) by Tim Dorsey

This book pretty much was hilarious the whole way. Hammerhead Ranch Motel Tim Dorsey.

Works by Tim Dorsey. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. And of course there is the run down, derelict riddled motel with taxidermied hammerhead sharks on its front lawn to provide just enough interest as to attract tourists to stop and take pictures out front before moving on.

Tim Dorsey adds his warped sense of humor to the characters, especially Serge the native floridianand his accomplices! Laugh out loud funny but a little vulgar.

The Diaz Boys – cocaine duckpins who have survived only by the dumbest of luck-are stuck there with ten thousand hot, zebra-striped beepers. The reader is granted a readers digest introduction to these characters and then they soon are killed. It is I am from Florida and love these “in situ” novel where people and places are named and in the fiction. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. But the plot was totally effing irrelevant to liking the book. Florida Roadkill Tim Dorsey.


These include the owner of the titular Hammerhead Motel, Zargoza, who is using the motel as a front for a drug operation and other scams evidently prevalent in Florida; the Diaz Boys who provide the drugs and are involved in the scams of Zargoza; City and Country, a pair of young women who are on the run for being in the wrong place during the accidental death of an Alabama sorority girl; a would be detective who is looking for a man who thinks he only has weeks to live; and of course, Serge Storms, the serial killer suffering from mental conditions who is off of his meds!

This if a very good comical read that just lays all the players out, in a willy nilly fashion or so it seems and brings them all together into a whacky conclusion. Jan 24, Clayton Yuen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Zargoza’s “fall guy”, a washed-up rock musician named C.

You have to read the series in the order they were published because the way he mixes up the chronology throughout the series is hajmerhead of four stars on its own.