Description : ALL THREE OF DALLAS MURPHY’S ARTIE DEEMER NOVELS IN ONE VOLUME Artie Deemer lives off his dog Jellyroll, star of movies TV and dog food advertising. In the Edgar-Award finalist Lover Man, Artie becomes a reluctant detective when his ex-girlfriend is killed. In Lush Life, Artie falls for a sexy pool player whose sleazy ex-husband has disappeared with $14 million of his company’s assets. Now Artie finds himself in the middle of wild caper involving the mob and the CIA. In Don’t Explain, Jellyroll has become the target of death threats from crazed stalkers, so Artie takes him to a remote island, only to discover their hideaway is overrun with an assortment of colorful killers.
Description : “What John Irving or Kurt Vonnegut might produce if they wrote a novel about crime and real estate set in the Florida keys…hilarious and deeply satisfying,” Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel Dennis “Doom” Lewis is a small-time conman who paid a big-price: a five-year prison sentence for forging a novel by Eleanor Roosevelt that became an international bestseller. He gets an early release to attend his crooked father’s funeral…and discovers that he’s inherited a sailboat and a Florida town that’s sinking into the sea. But the town is on prime real estate that two warring developers want badly enough to have already killed his father for and will go to outrageous lengths to snatch away from him. Dodging bombs, corrupt cops, and crazed killers, Doom teams up with a Nyquil-chugging history professor, two documentary film-makers named Anne, and a drop-dead-sexy scuba instructor and her Seminole grandmother in an elaborate plot to swindle the swindlers and save himself from fatally living up to his nick-name. “A flamboyant, comic nightmare. The author's best inventions are his characters -- gaudy as comic-strip villains, unpredictable as ancient gods and given to mighty mock-heroic combat of epic consequence. There is fun here, but also real fury in Mr. Murphy’s raging imagination,” The New York Times “Dallas Murphy is right up there with Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen. I loved it” Donald Westlake “Masterful. Apparent Wind is much more than an excellent crime novel,” Palm Beach Post “A loopy, cynical, romantic caper novel. Daring and funny and smart,” Miami Herald
Description : Cake baker, cat lover, agony aunt - she’s one of the country’s brightest new comedy talents. But who is the real Sarah Millican? For the first time, journalist Tina Campanella gives you the full story of the British Comedy Award winner’s astonishing rise to fame... After her husband unexpectedly left her in 2004, Sarah Millican moved back in with her parents and found solace in a series of writing workshops. And it wasn’t long before she made the move from writing to performing, drawing on the pain of her recent break-up. She had never even been inside a comedy club when she first stepped onto a stage, microphone in hand. But her emotionally revealing stand-up instantly won the hearts of her audience. Sarah’s debut solo show at the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival won her the 2008 .if comedy Best Newcomer Award, causing a stir among the seasoned reviewers and judges. With appearances on 8 out of 10 cats, QI, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock the Week quickly cementing her status as a household name, the country watched - and laughed - as her star continued to rise. And she was rewarded with her own show - The Sarah Millican Television Programme - which combines telly inspired stand-up and unique interviews with her celeb heroes. It’s been quite a journey for the giggly Geordie. In this revealing new book you’ll find everything you need to know about how this once shy girl became one of the country’s funniest women...
Description : Follows the course of a darkly comic modern relationship between the seemingly perfect Wally Yez and lingerie designer Imogene Gilfeather, who meet while waiting in line for apple pie and embark on an unbalanced love affair marked by their disparate priorities. By the award-nominated author of Him Her Him Again The End of Him.