Tales from The Beach House review ✓ 3

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read ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB Å James Aylott 1st Place Winner at the Midwestern Book Awards MIPA Finalist at the Royal Palm Literary Awards Florida Writer's Association Tales from The Beach House is a satiric work of fiction that sharply captures the “Man Bites Dog” world of contemporary South Florida The Beach House a crumbling old motel is home to a collection of eccentric residents Amongst their ranks; a tennis pro at the end of his game a mortuary scientist whose love life has flat lined a paparazzo photographer searching for scoops a bawdy duo fronting an improbable Ponzi enterprise a beauty from “The Islands” with a dark secret a fried out TV weather man who claims to channel God a middle school principal with a soft spot for Crack a Rod Stewart cover artist searching for r. James Aylott's Tales From The Beach House a whacky romp with several Floridian misfits Have you ever thought what it might be like to live in a small apartment complex in Southwestern Florida where it's always hot and the people there know each other perhaps a little too well No Well sit back and relax and begin reading TALES FROM THE BEACH HOUSE by JAMES AYLOTT I know you can't wait to be that fly on the wall in Apartment 5 while Bessie and Gabriel are planning their next move to restore order in the complex Perhaps you'd like to eavesdrop on Sally in number 11 while she's busy late in the evening entertaining a guest or two or three Hint they are not discussing politics or having tea and crumpets Those are just a few of the wacky residents; there are 10 apartments James Aylott always a journalist at heart I think has crafted something uniuely different Each chapter is headed by a bazaar news article Florida Man Killed Testing Bulletproof Vest for example While each chapter tells the story of an apartment and its residents it also interweaves each resident with the others as they go about their daily routines no matter how mundane or off the wall You might think THE BEACH HOUSE is just a series of loosely related short stories written by a man who writes via the King's English but that is not the case Each chapter leads up to a life shattering finale While reading you might ask yourself Will this band of merry misfits come together in the end to do the right thing JAMES AYLOTT's first novel TALES FROM THE BEACH HOUSE has an eye pleasing simple front cover Who doesn't love pink flamingos His back cover blurb is easy to read thanks to large high contrast print His choice of font and correct spacing make the book very readable and fun at the same time Jim keep writing; I loved your mixture of old and new whacky Florida I can't wait to read your next story

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Tales from The Beach House review ✓ 3 Æ 1st Place Winner at the Midwestern Book Awards MIPA Finalist at the Royal Palm Literary Awards Florida Writer's Association Tales from The Beach House is a satiric work of fiction that sharply captures the “Man Bites Dog” world of contemporary South Florida The Beach House a crumbling old motel i Edemption and a waitress serving a side order of erotic fiction Each member of this cohort is in search of something – fast money an easy hustle fleeting romance enduring love fame power dignity happiness a place they can call home As well as facing their own tender tragic and often hilarious personal circumstances this eclectic gang is compelled by necessity to band together when a sinister developer threatens the very existence of The Beach House Tales from The Beach House is carefully crafted in the spirit of Carl Hiaasen’s career long deconstruction of South Florida Each chapter focuses on one of The Beach House’s individual apartments These standalone stories possess interwoven subplots reminiscent of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tale. A roller coaster ride with a slow start but a fast paced ending Dark and twisted at times but I liked it

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Tales from The Beach HouseS Paul Theroux’s Hotel Honolulu and Thornton Wilder’s classic novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey Tales from The Beach House is written in a fast paced tabloid style reflecting both the author’s transatlantic sensibilities and his two decade career in the rough and tumble trenches of celebrity journalism James Aylott was previously a Hollywood paparazzo photographer and staffer at an American supermarket tabloid This is the author’s first work of fiction although he was often creative in his career of entertainment newsgathering and hated letting the truth interfere with a good story A prior resident of Berkeley California he is currently embedded in St Louis Missouri researching his follow up novel Tales of Whiskey Tango from Misery Towe. Fun uirky readThis is a terrific tale of the weirdness that skitters through Florida's less than perfect side streets Sex drugs rockroll bone saws mafia love stories This book has it all Enjoy