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Doc Ford Mystery Series

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Marion "Doc" Ford, a marine biologist and ex-NSA agent, makes his home on the scenic west coast of Florida--but leaving his former dangerous life behind, where he protected his country by all means necessary, isn't that easy. Old friends asking for favors, dead bodies washing up on Dinkins Bay, diving lessons going horribly wrong ... the shadowy wo…
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Book 1
Sanibel Flats
A Doc Ford Novels
Randy Wayne White - Dec 15, 2020
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Book 2
The Heat Islands
Randy Wayne White - Jan 01, 1993 (first published in 1992)
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In Randy Wayne White's The Heat Islands, marine biologist and former secret operative Doc Ford is lazily poling his skiff along Southwest Florida's flat copper sea in search of sea anemones, when he runs into the body of the most hated man on Sanibel Island-Marvin Rios.And when the Island's simplest and sweetest resident is arrested for the murder ...
Book 3
The Man Who Invented Florida
Randy Wayne White - Jan 01, 1997 (first published in 1993)
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When solitary marine biologist Doc Ford focused his telescope on the woman in the white boat, he didn't know his life was about to be capsized: that his conniving uncle Tucker Gatrell would discover the Fountain of Youth, that The National Enquirer would write about it, and that the law would beat down his door in search of three missing men.But Do...
Book 4
Randy Wayne White - May 01, 1997 (first published in 1996)
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Randy Wayne White is acclaimed as "wildly inventive" (The San Diego Union-Tribune), "a wonderful writer" (Paul Theroux), "a fine storyteller" (Peter Matthiessen), and "the rightful heir to John D. MacDonald" (The Tampa Tribune-Times). Now he delivers a wicked new thriller that sends government agent-turned-marine biologist Doc Ford into dangerous n...
Book 5
North of Havana
Randy Wayne White - May 01, 1998 (first published in 1997)
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White's thriller takes Doc Ford to Havana, where his friend is being held by the Cuban government. Still haunted by his suspected involvement in a plot against Castro, Ford ventures to Cuba--where he finds himself entangled in a web of murder, revenge, and assassination....
Book 6
The Mangrove Coast
Randy Wayne White - Nov 01, 1999 (first published in 1998)
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Readers who still yearn for Travis McGee and wish the Busted Flush wasn't in permanent dry dock should hook up with Randy Wayne White's Doc Ford--a Travis McGee for The '90s. (The Orlando Sentinel). Randy Wayne White continues to produce the kind of novel that makes The Denver Post say, We'll always drop anything to read a new Randy Wayne White nov...
Book 7
Ten Thousand Islands
Randy Wayne White - Jun 01, 2001 (first published in 2000)
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Government agent-turned-marine biologist Doc Ford sails an endless sea of questions when he agrees to investigate a death from the past. Years ago, off Florida’s Gulf Coast, a teenaged girl found an ancient gold medallion. Then, she began having nightmares. Then she was found hanging from a tree.Now, years later, the girl’s mother is being terroriz...
Book 8
Shark River
Randy Wayne White - Jun 04, 2002 (first published in 2001)
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The past comes disconcertingly alive for Doc Ford, in a series that continues to grow in popularity and acclaim. Randy Wayne White's Ten Thousand Islands was "one of the most satisfying thrillers in recent memory" wrote the Chicago Tribune, and the starred review in Publishers Weekly said, "Of all the writers [in] the Florida mayhem boom, only Whit...
Book 9
Twelve Mile Limit
Randy Wayne White - Jun 03, 2003 (first published in 2002)
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It starts out as a fun excursion for four divers off the Florida coast. Two days later only one is found alive-naked atop a light tower in the Gulf of Mexico. What happened during those 48 hours? Doc Ford thinks he's prepared for the truth. He isn't. ...
Book 10
Randy Wayne White - May 25, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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Doc Ford returns to his stilt house on Dinkin's Bay to find an old friend and one-time lover waiting for him. Her real-estate developer husband has disappeared and been pronounced dead, and she's sure there's worse to follow-and she's right. Following the trail, Ford ends up deep in the Everglades, at the gates of a community presided over by a man...
Book 11
Tampa Burn
Randy Wayne White - Mar 01, 2005 (first published in 2004)
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The abduction of Doc Ford's son pulls the former assassin back into business--and into the trap of an avenging politico with a twisted and violent plan of revenge....
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Deep Blue by Randy Wayne White
Mangrove Lightning by Randy Wayne White
Caribbean Rim by Randy Wayne White
Salt River by Randy Wayne White