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Laurence Shames


USA flag (b.1951)

aka Gary Troup

Laurence Shames has been a New York City taxi driver, lounge singer, furniture mover, lifeguard, dishwasher, gym teacher, and shoe salesman. Having failed to distinguish himself in any of those professions, he turned to writing full-time in 1976 and has not done an honest day's work since.

Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction
 
Series
Key West
   1. Florida Straits (1992)
   2. Scavenger Reef (1994)
   3. Sunburn (1995)
   4. Tropical Depression (1996)
   5. Virgin Heat (1997)
   6. Mangrove Squeeze (1998)
   7. Welcome to Paradise (1999)
   8. The Naked Detective (2000)
   9. Shot on Location (2013)
   10. Tropical Swap (2014)
   10.5. Chickens (2015)
   11. Key West Luck (2015)
   12. One Strange Date (2017)
   13. One Big Joke (2017)
   14. Nacho Unleashed (2019)
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Series contributed to
Lost (as by Gary Troup)
   Bad Twin (2006)
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Non fiction
   The Big Time (1986)
   The Hunger for More (1989)
   Not Fade Away (2004) (with Peter Barton)
   Living Large (2006) (with Michael S Berman)
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