Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, when he left the newspaper to write full time. He is the author of eighteen novels, which have been published in many languages, including Shark Skin Suite, The Riptide Ultra-Glide, and Orange Crush. Dorsey’s latest is Coconut Cowboy (HarperCollins). Obsessed with the iconic Sixties classic Easy Rider, encyclopedic Floridaphile, lovable serial killer, and movie buff extraordinaire Serge A. Storms devises his wildest plan yet: finish the journey begun by his freewheeling heroes, Captain America and Billy, tragically cut short by some shotgun-wielding rednecks. But going from small town to small town, Serge and his travel buddy Coleman discover that some have lost much of their former charm—including one particular hamlet of skeezy rural politicos that is hell-bent on keeping prying eyes out of their ineptly corrupt style of local government.