By Carl Hiaasen
Chaz Perrone may perhaps care extra approximately Hummers than hammerheads, yet he’s performed pretty much for himself as a marine biologist, doctoring water samples in order that an agribusiness multi-millionaire can proceed dumping fertilizer into the Everglades. whilst Chaz suspects that his spouse, Joey Perrone, has found out his rip-off, he resolves to push her overboard a cruise liner into the seething Atlantic. but when Chaz is a subpar scientist, he’s a fair worse killer. Joey, clinging blindly to a bale of Jamaican pot, is plucked from the sea by means of a rugged stranger. rather than speeding to the gurus, she seizes the chance to stick lifeless and, together with her new friend’s support, screw with Chaz until eventually he screws himself. upload in an ill-tempered detective with a penchant for albino pythons, an oddly hirsute bodyguard hooked on fentanyl, and an unscrupulous boss starting to be uneasy approximately his lackey’s more and more erratic habit . . . and Chaz’s existence is set to get plenty extra fascinating.
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What for? She’s the single all started it. ” “You flashed her! i used to be looking at from the lounge. ” Charles Perrone had received himself rather labored up. “I don’t are looking to care for any longer police officers, you know? Now hurry up, sooner than she will get your license tag. ” “But who’s gonna watch your place? ” “Just retain driving,” Charles Perrone stated, “until you pay attention from Mr. Hammernut. He’ll let you know what to do subsequent. ” “Shit,” acknowledged instrument, and commenced backing down the road. on the nook he wheeled the minivan round, then shot ahead at excessive velocity towards the go out of West Boca Dunes part II. greater than an hour handed prior to the cellular phone rang, yet via then instrument had scored extra fatality markers from the grass median of the Sawgrass limited-access highway. The plants had rotted all the way down to the ribbons, but the crosses themselves have been in mint situation. as a result, Tool’s outlook used to be a lot enhanced by the point pink Hammernut referred to as. “On this bodyguard thing,” crimson stated, “the trick is, you gotta mix in. ” “I by no means been too stable at that. ” “Okay. Lemme paintings up one other plan. ” “Meantime, am i able to change out the minivan? ” device requested. “By all capacity. ” “Get me somethin’ with an honest AC. ” “You wager. ” “By the way in which, your boy ain’t a lot of a physician. ” pink Hammernut chuckled. “Don’t you dare inform a soul. ” Mick Stranahan and Joey Perrone have been stunned to determine Chaz’s yellow Humvee after they came visiting the nook at ten-thirty. “Guess who’s taking a unwell day,” Joey stated. Stranahan located the Suburban within the driveway of the fugitive telemarketers, similar because the final time. Moments later, a panel truck became onto the road and drove prior the Perrone apartment, then braked, reversed and pulled in beside the Hummer. Painted in pink lettering at the facets of the truck: SUNSHINE LOCKSMITH. “Damn,” Stranahan acknowledged. “He’s altering the locks. ” “So what? ” “So the spare key within the poultry feeder won’t healthy. ” Joey raised an eyebrow. “Wait and notice. ” quickly one other truck seemed. It used to be a small white pickup with magnetic indicators at the doorways: GOLD COAST safety platforms. “Now what? ” Stranahan grumbled. “He’s reconnecting the alarm. ” “Terrific. ” “Would you please cease caring? ” Joey stated. “Just so that you comprehend, I’m no longer a fan of B-and-E’s. ” “Translation? ” “Break-ins. They’re messy,” Stranahan acknowledged, “and very not easy to give an explanation for if the police officers appear. Are your window monitors stressed? ” “No, yet there are movement detectors within the hallway and bedrooms. i guess Chaz may possibly installed extra, looking on how spooked he's. ” “I could say lots spooked,” acknowledged Stranahan, “based on what we’re seeing. ” “It used to be your mobile name, Mick. The Moses impersonation. ” “Let’s now not fail to remember the picture lower than his pillow. ” “Oh yeah. ” Joey could have given something to work out her husband’s face while he came upon it. via midday the locksmith and the alarm technician have been long gone, yet Charles Perrone hadn’t pop out of the home. Joey was once stressed, able to roll. She had tucked her hair less than a Marlins cap and costumed herself in lengthy pants and a loose-fitting paintings blouse.