A comic crime novel set in Florida. A mafiosa's daughter leaves New York to track down her lost love, a man who betrayed her father and is now working as a bartender in Key West. She is joined in her search by a parole officer, a jealous mobster and other underworld figures.
The natural sucessor to Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiassen joins Orion with a hilarious tale of love and the Mafia in Key West. For ten years now Angelina Amaro has kept a secret so deep, so personal, that she couldn't share it with anyone. She is in Love. In love with Ziggy Maxx (nee Sal Martucci) the man who betrayed her father, Mafia capo Paul Amaro. Ziggy is living a new life as a bartender in Key West but when Angelina spots his oh-so familiar hands making a cocktail in a holiday video taken by her uncleshe leaves New York to seek him out. Paul Amaro, just out of prison, is dismayed when it's suggested that Angelina may have gone looking for her lost love. Vigin Heat is a tale of love, the mob, revenge, redemption, and some minor cross dressing.
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Laurence Shames was born in New Jersey and started out as a crime reporter. He then moved to the vibrant home of crime in a hot climate, Miami and becamea reporter there. He now writes novels full time in between travelling around
Virgin Heat by Laurence Shames
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