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Death in Her Hands lI think anyone who has ever visited the enchanting place called Captiva Island would have a hard time resisting the urge to pick up this book I certainly couldn t I really enjoyed the book but was a wee bit out of my depth with the dominant eco political issue of net fishing in Captiva is another good book in the Doc Ford series this is book number 4 Doc Fordives in a stilted shack in Dinkin s Bay off Sanibel Island in Florida He is retired government agent who is now a marine biologist "Ford Has Made A "has made a friends in the area but his world gets turned upside down by the fishermen in the area because they are going to outlaw net fishing This is these fishermen s The Falling in Love Montage livelihood and they go to extremeevels to show their displeasure in the new aw another fine doc ford story centering on a fine Doc Ford story centering on a between sprorting fishermen and commercial netters This entry in the Doc Ford series introduces Hannah Smith who goes on to her own spinoff seriesNet fishing has been outlawed and because of it there s bad blood between the net fishers and the sports fishermen So bad that the two sides are resorting to violence or are theyHannah Smith from This fourth Doc Ford was not the best in the series Much unbelievable stuff in this one than usual complete with a guy pronounced dead who Much unbelievable stuff in this one than usual complete with a guy pronounced dead who even the best surgeon around by his coming backNot a waste of time but I did speed reading on this one than usual I m spending the summer in Fort Myers and have been to Doc Ford s several times I picked up this book at the Franklin Shops curtsey of the small ocal authorhistory section I relished this book and read it constantly while on the beach in the car and by the pool Now every time I am on Captiva and Sanibel I find myself thinking about the stories and characters in this book I can t wait to read by Randy Wayne White This book had me dreaming of buying Randy Wayne White is acclaimed as wildly inventive The San Diego Union Tribune a wonderful writer Paul Theroux a fine storyteller Peter Matth.

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Captiva by Randy Wayne White

Review Captiva by Randy Wayne White

Than Doc s nearly kamikaze romance in "CAPTIVA With A Superstitious Manipulative Domineering Twenty "with a superstitious manipulative domineering twenty year old sex commando p86 named Hannah Smith Poor shaggy Tomlinson who is supposed to be yin to Doc s yang is still being treated as a buffoon played ike a character in an over Blue Ticket long unfunny Cheech Chong routine When Doc drones for the fourth or fifth time that Tomlinson is mystical I am methodical p54 it only reminds me of Alfred Hitchcock s rule for screenwriters and actors always SHOW don t tell Doc Ford and his hippy friend Tomlinson return in White s Captiva the 4th entry in this popular series White is a gifted storyteller who has createdikeable and offbeat characters who The Viscount's Veiled Lady live a bit wackyay back Lord of the Butterflies lifestyle Our beloved protagonist is Doc Ford a former government NSA agent and now a marine biologist whoives in a house on stilts on Sanibel Island A pending state ban on net fishing has created a tense situation between sports fishermen and those who make a Friendship in Medieval Iberia living from the fisheries As the violence escalates the happy residents of Dinkin s Bay marina get drawn into it all with an explosion Upon the scene enters a strong female fisherwoman Hannah Smith who effects theoves of all she encountersWhite s Captiva as with his other stories are carefully crafted which is part of his ability of being a good story teller At times his plot does bog down often from some excessive details or explanation but White keeps the reader involved His development of Fade Into Red local color makes the islandife come to Strategies for Growth life This entry is darker personal and farocal then the earlier stories Randy Wayne White has become one of my enjoyable modern authors thanks to Mike and Mary who started me reading this series by giving me the first four books If you enjoy a well crafted mystery with uirky characters then the Doc Ford series could be for you Give it a try. Rned marine biologist Doc Ford into dangerous new waters as a Florida fishing dispute escalates into a deadly war that reaches across the oce. Boat and iving on Captiva or Sanibel This started off "Really I Love White S Style Where The Characters "well I Nona Imut, Siapa Namamu? love White s style where the characters the dailyife in the are as important as the mystery that drives the plot He has wonderful and freuent scientific and political asides that I really کوه مرا صدا زد liked For the first 75% or so this was a solid 4 or 45 stars Sadly it went off the rails in the final section where Ford goes off to the far east to exact revenge and switches from being a scientist to some kind of black ops specialist The two really didn t fit together for me and it suffered from the common annoyance of unlimited resources Suddenly he has friends all over the world who are willing to help out at a moment s notice and things just neatly fall into place in the right order Perhaps this is due to my not having read the first 3 books in the series but the sudden change was jarring and the revenge just wasn t very interesting Baddies getting their come uppance isn t necessary for a good readI think anyone who s read Carl Hiaasen can t help comparing the two Iike both Hiassen has a upbeat almost frivolous style White is much matter of fact Both are as much about Florida as the mystery to be solved Why are the first 5 Doc Ford novels not available for the Kindle But at จินตปาตี least it s available from AudibleA net ban on fishing causes friction I initially thought it was a huge mistake to go 1st person narrator in CAPTIVA with series hero Marion Doc Ford In the first three novels Doc is enigmatic remote as a cypher In CAPTIVA first person narration allows him toaunch Коллеги long tiresome monologues of explanation and social commentary He tosses aside his air of mystery and cheapens his own introspective inscrutability The plot which entails a mad bomber at work in a dispute between disparate and tribal commercial fishing communities surrounding Dinkin s Bay isess compelling. Iessen and the rightful heir to John D MacDonald The Tampa Tribune Times Now he delivers a wicked new thriller that sends government agent tu.