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The Riptide Ultra-Glide

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Welcome to Paradise

Freshly laid-off Wisconsinites Patrick and Barbara McDougall are going to sunny Florida for a modest romantic vacation. But the motel they picked isnt quite a pastel paradise, and they have to be midwesterners and make the best of a bad situation. Except bad goes to worse, and a string of misfortunes renders them unable to leave the state.

Meanwhile, the next Mexican-American War is being fought, this time in Fort Lauderdale, between the Kentucky mafia and the Oxy cartel over control of the lucrative pain clinic market. Latinos are turning up dead, hillbillies are wandering the beach trampling sand castles, and cops continue arresting doctors wriggling out of office windows.

But its never really a party until Serge and Coleman arrive. Cruising down U.S. 1, Captain Florida and his perpetually altered sidekick are on a mission to film the best reality show ever

Back at their motel, the McDougalls are peeking out the curtains. Theyve become very popular, especially with Serge, who believes hes found the perfect stars for the pilot of his new TV series.

Are the McDougalls safer with Serge or should they take their chances on the mean streets?

Will Coleman get tired of signing autographs?

Can pelicans be used as murder weapons?

Is time running out for our heroes?

And, finally, the question still on everyones lips: Whats up with Florida?Stay tuned for all the answers in . . . The Riptide Ultra-Glide

Characters
NameMcDougall, Patrick
GenderMale
TraitMarried

NameMcDougall, Barbara
GenderFemale
TraitMarried

GenreMystery
Fiction
Humor
TopicsRomantics
Mysteries
Mexican Americans
Mafia
Humorists
Love
Man-woman relationships
SettingFlorida