Gator A-Go-Go by Tim Dorsey
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That's right: Serge and Coleman do spring break!

It's been a long time coming, but they're at the party now—and you'll never look at a Frisbee the same way again.

One spring break location obviously isn't enough for Serge, so he must hit them all, traveling through various historic locales, spewing nuggets of history at anyone who won't run away and dispensing his own signature brand of Sunshine State justice.

Along the way he and his sidekick, Coleman, attract a growing following of the nation's top college students . . . and a mysterious gang that leaves a trail of young bodies in their wake.

Are the kids safer under Serge's protection? Or does being with him put them in more peril? The classroom and the pot brownies never prepared them for this.

Which raises more questions: Who's the guy studying satellite photos? Where did the protected witness go? When did Coleman get all those trophies? Why are the Feds hot on everyone's trail? How did the burnt corpse end up by the pool? What's the best way to keep beer cool on the beach?

Then there are the coke smugglers gone legit and a pair of the most dangerously sexy bartenders to ever mix a rum runner. Throw in some dirty dancing contests, illicit drugs, rockin' tunes, screamin' sports cars, bungee rides, pawned class rings, and church breakfasts, and you've got a potent concoction that keeps the hotel's concierge up all night stopping people from falling off the balconies.

Want even more? Serge says, "You got it!"

After years of quiet, a legendary Miami kingpin from the anything-goes eighties is suddenly back in the news . . . along with one of the state's most psychotic homicidal monsters, every bit as criminally insane as Serge—except without the morals.

The mysteries continue to mount: How did Coleman end up with even more disciples than Serge? Can kids successfully climb fences while carrying pizzas? Will Serge survive the carnage, armed with a GPS and a kiddie pool?

All will soon be answered—and of course every last moment is caught on tape as Serge creates his most excellent documentary ever, the making of Gator A-Go-Go.

Pack the cooler, load the car, and head to where the water is warm for a spring vacation you won't soon forget—no matter how much you might try!


About Tim Dorsey

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Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of fourteen novels: Pineapple Grenade, Electric Barracuda, Gator A-Go-Go, Nuclear Jellyfish, Atomic Lobster, Hurricane Punch, The Big Bamboo, Florida Roadkill, Hammerhead Ranch Motel, Orange Crush, Triggerfish Twist, The Stingray Shuffle, Cadillac Beach, and Torpedo Juice. He lives in Tampa, Florida.
Published February 25, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 353 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Soon enough he’s knee-deep in what an observant FBI agent regards as his signature predilection for “weird murders.” Bad guys bite the dust bizarrely and, as always, some deserving little guys find an advocate in Serge, the manic populist.

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Book Reporter

In addition to everything you wanted to know about Spring Break, GATOR A-GO-GO also contains the secret of what got which Florida rock music icon on the path to stardom, a wink and a nod to various movies filmed, and --- most significantly of all --- reveals the source that Serge utilizes for all...

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Tampa Bay Times

The big mystery about Tim Dorsey's new novel Gator A-Go-Go is how he got this far in his Florida crime fiction series without a book that has "gator" in its title.

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Bookmarks Magazine

When the gang picks up the son's trail, Serge picks up the gang's, and the chase is on - a merry ride back through time as Serge takes a growing cast of babes, nuts, and nasties on a tour of the state's historic landmarks of the famous annual rite of youth.

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Sun Sentinel

Enter Serge, who knows the value of a good Florida Spring Break and becomes Andy's rescuer, protecting from anyone who tries to prevent the college student from having a good time.

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