Biography

Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey was born in Indiana, moved to Florida at the age of one, and grew up in a small town about an hour north of Miami called Riviera Beach. He graduated from Auburn University in 1983. While at Auburn, he was editor of the student newspaper, The Plainsman.

From 1983 to 1987, he was a police and courts reporter for The Alabama Journal, the now-defunct evening newspaper in Montgomery. He joined The Tampa Tribune in 1987 as a general assignment reporter. He also worked as a political reporter in the Tribune’s Tallahassee bureau and a copy desk editor. From 1994 to 1999, he was the Tribune’s night metro editor. He left the paper in August 1999 to write full time.

Tim has since published 17 novels in several languages: FLORIDA ROADKILL, HAMMERHEAD RANCH MOTEL, ORANGE CRUSH, TRIGGERFISH TWIST, THE STINGRAY SHUFFLE, CADILLAC BEACH, TORPEDO JUICE, THE BIG BAMBOO, HURRICANE PUNCH, ATOMIC LOBSTER, NUCLEAR JELLYFISH, GATOR A-GO-GO, ELECTRIC BARRACUDA, PINEAPPLE GRENADE, WHEN ELVES ATTACK, THE RIPTIDE ULTRA-GLIDE and TIGER SHRIMP TANGO.

He lives in Tampa with his family.

Tim Dorsey

Books by Tim Dorsey

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction

Bottom feeders beware: the Sunshine State’s favorite psychotic killer and lovable Floridaphile Serge Storms has found a new calling, legal eagle, and he’s going to make a killing as a crusading attorney --- and star as a dashing lawyer on the big screen --- in this madcap escapade from the New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey.

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction, Humor, Mystery

No one loves Florida more, or can keep it safe from invasive criminal species better, than self-appointed Sunshine Sheriff Serge Storms. When a particular scam leads to the death of a few innocents and a young woman's disappearance, Serge and his perpetually self-bent sidekick Coleman --- aided by his new pal, latter-day noir private eye Mahoney --- load up the car for a riotous road trip to do right.

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction, Humor, Thriller

When newly unemployed Midwestern couple Patrick and Barbara McDougal decide that a vacation in Florida is just what they need, awful accommodations, a robbery, and a not-so-helpful police department make them rethink their decision to drown their troubles in paradise. Luckily, charismatic (and crazy!) tour guide Serge Storms and his sidekick, Coleman, are up for another action-packed adventure.

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction

Gloriously unrepentant Florida serial killer Serge Storms is back --- and he’s finagled his way into becoming a secret agent in Miami. The incomparable Serge takes up spying for the president of a Banana Republic, and now Homeland Security wants to bring him down.

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction

Tim Dorsey offers the perfect antidote for all those sappy feel-good holiday stories with this zany blockbuster extravaganza in which his wonderfully deranged serial killer Floridaphile delivers his special brand of Christmas cheer. 

by Tim Dorsey - Fiction

Serge Storms has been leaving corpses strewn across the Sunshine State for more than a decade. The authorities notice the body count and send a task force to track down Serge. Could his luck finally have run out?