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eBook Black Widow (Doc Ford) download ISBN: 0399154566
Author: Randy Wayne White
Publisher: Putnam Adult; 1 edition (March 18, 2008)
Language: English
Pages: 352
ePub: 1537 kb
Fb2: 1843 kb
Rating: 4.4
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Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers and Suspense

However, Black Widow was my first encounter with Doc Ford's character and investigating and Randy Wayne White's writing.

However, Black Widow was my first encounter with Doc Ford's character and investigating and Randy Wayne White's writing. I enjoyed both and would love to learn more about this marine biologist with all these mad skills. The bad guys got their due and the twists within the story ranged far and wide and pulled the web close to home for Doc but he didn't seem to miss a beat, putting all the information This is a well-established character with great stories and mysteries already developed.

White s talents shine in black widow. Tampa tribune high-octane action. Randy Wayne White is the author of seventeen previous Doc Ford novels and four collections of nonfiction. South florida sun-sentinel" a fast-paced page-turner. white?s talents shine in black widow. high-octane action Randy Wayne White is the author of seventeen previous Doc Ford novels and four collections of nonfiction. He lives in an old house built on an Indian mound in Pineland, Florida. Series: A Doc Ford Novel (Book 15).

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Randy Wayne White (born 1950) is an American writer of crime fiction and non-fiction adventure tales. He has written New York Times best-selling novels and has received awards for his fiction and a television documentary

Randy Wayne White (born 1950) is an American writer of crime fiction and non-fiction adventure tales. He has written New York Times best-selling novels and has received awards for his fiction and a television documentary. He is best known for his series of crime novels featuring the retired NSA agent Doc Ford, a marine biologist living on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida. White has contributed material on a variety of topics to numerous magazines and has lectured across the United States.

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Entreated by his goddaughter to help pay off a blackmailer who videotaped her bachelorette party and then threatened to expose her debauchery, Doc Ford reluctantly agrees and then finds himself in danger when the extortionist releases the tape anyway, prompting a bridesmaid's suicide and a dangerous vengeance plot. 125,000 first printing.
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Heraly
Doc Ford is quickly drawn back into action when his god daughter, Shay, is blackmailed just a few days before her wedding. Demanding big money, the blackmailers threaten to reveal videotaped sexual activities Shay and her three bridesmaids engaged in on a pre-wedding getaway trip she arranged to a private beach house on an exclusive island in the Caribbean. The girls manage to scrape together $110, 000, but the blackmailers want more, of course. Using contacts from his former profession, Doc intends to uncover the mastermind behind the blackmail operation, and retrieve or destroy any remaining copies of the incriminating tape. With help from an old contact from his previous secret profession, as well as assistance from a new acquaintance with a similar background and skills, on a similar mission. With his new friend, Doc travels to the island to scope out the blackmailer's operation and develop a plan of action. He finds the operation much more extensive and evil than he had surmised, and the biggest surprise is, the villain is not a man! It is actually run by a white woman, known locally as an "obeah witch," who grows rare orchids, and whose "spa" is a cover for the blackmail operations. This woman comes from an old, powerful, European family, and wields remarkable power over the locals! How Doc and his allies uncover the truth, and defeat the witch and her minions makes for a rollicking, nail-biting thriller, that I couldn't stop reading, as usual. There's also a teaser for the next Doc Ford thriller at the end of this book. What more could you ask for? Randy Wayne White never disappoints!
avanger
This killed the Doc. Ford series for me.

A convoluted story with multiple plots, Caribbean islands with secret orgies, blackmail, and a high priestess who is deformed.
But first, wales are beaching on Captiva, so Doc Ford and a cohort race there, jump in the water, get attacked by hammerhead sharks who then are fought off by the wales who change their minds about beaching themselves. Silly.

Then mild manner biologist, Ford, who's really a retired CIA spook, jumps a flight to the islands where he pretends to be a visitor, even though the cult knows who he is. No, really.

Of course, he meets even stranger people who all either try to kill him or have sex with him, or both.
Did I mention there's a lot of sex, but it's so clinical that I'm not sure anything happened.

Oh, and our hero runs to the island to defeat the blackmailers, but he doesn't want to shoot anyone because he's a good guy, so he throws them over the cliff instead.

Did I mention the rich eccentric who is his ally, gets his hand ripped off by dogs but never complains?

Don't bother.
Global Progression
OK -- I'm like a shark on a feeding frenzy: I want to read about south Florida. I want to BE there, as good writers can do for me. I'm crazy about Carl Hiaasen, especially his over-the-top ex-governor Skink. I'll be looking for more of Carl here at my bookstore, Amazon.com. I've read all -- sad to say -- Blaize Clement's pet-sitting mysteries taking place on Siesta Key. So I grabbed onto the Doc Ford series with a relish. I LOVE Dinkin's Bay, Doc's house and his friend Tomlinson and his sailboat. This story is a really good read, even though it doesn't take place in Florida. White informs the reader about some of the less savory aspects of luxury retreats, the dangers that could be there, and the problems of blackmail and the abuse of therapeutic massage, all in an entertaining tale. The villains are appropriately over-the-top in craziness and gratuitous cruelty. Doc comes thru as the hero he is. But this story didn't have enough Tomlinson! I really like to read about Florida. I want to follow Doc into the bay or swamp while he gathers specimens, help him sort the keepers from the returns, maybe take a peek thru his microscope, see more of his tanks and aquariums. I want to sail with Tomlinson, see and smell the cabin of the No Mas, see what he's fixing for supper. I know there has to be a quest and problems to solve, which White is very good with. But in his earlier books he did this without taking away the fascinating people who live on the bay, and Tomlinson's totally colorful personality. Back to old times, PLEASE!
Went Tyu
I've been a fan of Randy Wayne White since the publication of his non-fiction collection _Batfishing in the Rainforest_. Certainly the man can write, and write well - Sanibel Flats and Captiva are remarkable reads, and testament to the skill and talent of the author. For all of these reasons I was disappointed with Black Widow.

One of the endearing features of the series is the interaction between Doc Ford and Tomlinson (and the other residents of Dinkin's Bay). The last few books have had considerably less of this, as Ford has traveled farther and wider from Ft. Myers - a disappointment, although not my greatest complaint with the latest installment in the series.

Another development that has been troubling is the "machismo factor" - looking at the character arc from the earlier novels, Ford has become increasingly similar to a Bond or a Spade as women literally throw themselves at him - Ford has become a charactaure of himself, another disappointment.

Yet what was most troubling in _Black Widow_ was the antagonist. As a previous reviewer pointed out, the bad guy was more suitable for a Mike Meyers film than a Randy White book. I was suprised (and not in a good way) at the silliness of the climax and the trite plot development. As a side note, I am wondering if White is preparing readers for a conclusion to the series, given the medical condition mentioned early in the book. That nothing more was done with it was odd, I thought - perhaps an editorial oversight, or perhaps a device to be used in the future.

Yet still I give it three stars. Why? No one (not even Haissen) can write South Florida like White - he has talent, making this latest book all the more frustrating for me. I also remain a Doc Ford (and Tomlinson) fan; I am hopeful that his next effort will be better.