Florida resident Carl Hiaasen isn't afraid to poke fun at his home state. His hilarious and over-the-top novels are always sure to surprise, whether they star a former Florida governor or, more recently, a down-on-his-luck restaurant inspector who wants his old job as a police detective back.
This fall, Andrew Yancy returns in Razor Girl, the story of a kidnapping gone so wrong that a pseudo-redneck's beard will be cut, a crazy mistress will be swapped, and (spoiler!) a mongoose will meet a grisly end. But that's what happens in Key West—and in Carl Hiaasen novels.
Carl Hiaasen's Favorite Reads of 2016
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