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About Mangrove Bayou

Mangrove Bayou is a small gulfcoast Florida town located someplace south of Naples and east of the Moon and in the midst of the Ten Thousand Islands / Everglades National Park region..

Troy Adam is police chief and head of a small department. For such a small and remote town, Mangrove Bayou seems to be a hotbed of crime, both major and trivial. Troy and his small band of officers deal with it all, assisted or hindered by a collection of residents who redefine the term character.

Stephen Morrill writes about Mangrove Bayou in a series of police procedural mystery novels with a twist, as the Mangrove Bayou police force is small and the location remote. The books combine humor, weird characters, occasional social commentary, and serious police work, all taking place in a unique setting.

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Hardbacks! My books, Mangrove Bayou and also Death Among the Mangroves, will soon be out in hard cover. Good for library sales and for those people who like the big books.

I'll be back with details when I know more.

Mangrove Bayou was listed as #7 in the publisher's Top Ten selling books.


Thanks to Janet Groene, fellow ASJA member and Florida (and elsewhere) travel expert, for listing me among good company at Florida Five Best.

Book Signing — Naples Barnes & Noble

Did a signing Saturday, 25 March in Naples. Thanks so much to Jessica Olson and staff!

Long drive from Tampa (about 180 miles the way I go) and, as I cruise along at 60 MPH, EVERY vehicle on the road passed me. I passed no one, going or coming. Was even passed by an antique car on its way to some car event. Trip complicated by the fact that my GPS thing went on the blink. Tampa to Naples is no problem, get on I-75 and follow the signs. Butinside Naples I found myself wandering around. Finally I found myself driving up and down a major street looking for the intersection with U.S. 41 — the Tamiami Trail mentioned so often in my books. After a mile or so it dawned on me that I was ON the Tamiami Trail and only a few blocks from the book store.

I never got lost with maps. But with GPS ...


Mangrove Bayou

First book in the Troy Adam / Mangrove Bayou mystery series.

Available now in all e-formats and also trade paperback, from Untreed Reads.

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Death Among the Mangroves

Second book in the Troy Adam / Mangrove Bayou mystery series.

Available now in all e-formats and also trade paperback, from Untreed Reads.

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MANGROVE BAYOU is a police procedural mystery novel series by Stephen Morrill. The books feature police chief Troy Adam and a host of characters who make Mangrove Bayou a very weird and wonderful Florida Gulfcoast town.

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