Laurence Shames

Laurence Shames

Laurence Shames also writes as: Gary Troup.

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Sunset Bluff was the most recently released book by Laurence Shames, on February 2nd, 2024.

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Laurence Shames Stats: The highest rated book by Laurence Shames on Book Notification is Florida Straits, the first novel in the Key West Mysteries series. The second-highest rated book is Scavenger Reef (Key West Mysteries #2).

The most read book by Laurence Shames on Book Notification is Florida Straits, the first novel in the Key West Mysteries series. The second most read book is The Naked Detective (Key West Mysteries #8).

Below is a complete list of Laurence Shames books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Laurence Shames is the Key West Mysteries Series.

List of Key West Mysteries Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.7
Florida Straits
1992
2
8
Scavenger Reef
1994
3
8
Sunburn
1995
4
8
Tropical Depression
1996
5
6
Virgin Heat
1997
6
8
Mangrove Squeeze
1998
7
8
Welcome to Paradise
1999
8
8
The Naked Detective
2000
9
Shot on Location
2013
10
6
Chickens
2014
11
Tropical Swap
2014
12
Key West Luck
2015
13
6
One Strange Date
2017
14
One Big Joke
2017
15
Nacho Unleashed
2019
16
6
The Paradise Gig
2020
17
Key West Normal
2021
18
Relative Humidity
2023
19
Sunset Bluff
2024

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Lost Books in Publication Order

List of Laurence Shames Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Natural Suspect
2001
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Laurence Shames: Biography

Laurence Shames was born in 1951 and is currently 73 years old. Laurence Shames was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Laurence Shames is the author of the Key West Mysteries series which currently consists of 19 novels. The Key West Mysteries series started in 1992 with the novel Florida Straits. The most recently released novel in the Key West Mysteries series was Sunset Bluff which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming novels for the Key West Mysteries series.

Laurence Shames has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 4 books including The Big Time and The Hunger for More.

Laurence Shames: Awards & Accolades

Shames' book, Sunburn won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Last Laugh Dagger, in 1995.

Laurence Shames: F.A.Q

When was Laurence Shames Born? How old is Laurence Shames?

Laurence Shames was born in 1951. Laurence Shames is currently 73 years old.

Where was Laurence Shames Born?

Laurence Shames was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA and is American.

What book awards has Laurence Shames won?

Shames' book, Sunburn won the award Crime Writer's Association Award, Last Laugh Dagger, in 1995.

What was the first book Laurence Shames wrote?

The first novel written by Laurence Shames was The Big Time, published in 1986.

What was the most recent book Laurence Shames wrote?

His most recently released work was Sunset Bluff on February 2nd, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Laurence Shames?

Laurence Shames does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Laurence Shames written?

Laurence Shames has written 26 books. 19 books in the Key West Mysteries Series, 3 Standalone Novels, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Lost Series.

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