Signed, first edition, hardcover books for the prudent collector
Tiger Shrimp Tango
This is a signed promotional beverage coaster promoting Dorsey's 2011 novel, Electric Barracuda. The back of the coaster boasts a recipe for the 'Electric Barracuda' martini, shooter or on the rocks cocktail. Don's Place in Key West, Fl apparently was the co-creator of this beverage. Message on the top of the coaster...."Let's Get Lit!"
One unique publication for Tim Dorsey is this 191 page 'Florida Roadkill - A Survival Guide' published by Storm Surge Productions, Inc. of Tampa, Florida. It is intended as a 'travel companion to the novels.' Loaded with scads of famous landmark photos and numbered and autographed by Dorsey. Available currently at www.timdorsey.com.
Tampa Author Tim Dorsey (above photo) signs copies of his 12th novel, Gator A-Go-Go, last January (2010) at Haslam's Books in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Gator A -Go- Go , was the 12th in a string of novels, featuring his 'gonzo protagonist', Serge A. Storms. Dorsey's newest novel, Electric Barracuda, is scheduled for release in January 2011
Tim Dorsey (above left) in his trademark Cadillac leaving Haslam's Books in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2007. The former newspaper writer/editor was on tour for his novel, HURRICANE PUNCH. To date, Dorsey has penned 12 novels featuring his lead character Serge A. Storms. Photo at right above is a publicity shot of Dorsey, taken and computer enhanced by Janine Dorsey, with an earlier model Cadillac sedan, somewhere close to the Kennedy Space Center on Florida's east coast or was the location added by computer as well?
This photo, taken by Janine Dorsey and computer altered, appeared on the dust jacket of Dorsey's 4th novel TRIGGERFISH TWIST, C. 2002
Tim Dorsey signed TORPEDO JUICE at Haslam's Books in St. Petersburg in 2005.
The Tim Dorsey Bibliography
You can get copies of many of Tim Dorsey's books, along with t-shirts, ball caps, and even a flask at Serge's Store.
#1 - Florida Roadkill - 1999
The true first edition, first printing hardcovers of Florida Roadkill bear a reflective, foil type dust jacket such as pictured above. Later printings were a mono colored orange color.
#2 - Hammerhead Ranch Motel -2000
#3 - Orange Crush - 2001
#4 - Triggerfish Twist - 2002
#5 - The Stingray Shuffle- 2003
#6 - Cadillac Beach - 2004
#7 - Torpedo Juice - 2005
# 8 -The Big Bamboo - 2006
#9 - Hurricane Punch - 2007
#10- Atomic Lobster - 2008
#11- Nuclear Jellyfish - 2009
#12 - Gator A Go Go - 2010
#13 - Electric Barracuda - 2011
#14 - When Elves Attack - 2011
#15 - Pineapple Grenade - 2012
#16 - The Riptide Ultra-Glide - 2013
#17 - Tiger Shrimp Tango - 2014
Tim Dorsey's unique, bold signature on a copy of his debut novel, FLORIDA ROADKILL published in 1999. His autograph has remained unchanged since his very beginning days as an author.
Above, Tim Dorsey signs ORANGE CRUSH for fans at the St. Petersburg TIMES Festival of Reading at the Eckerd College campus in 2001.
Tim Dorsey (above) signs a copy of Carl Hiaasen's SKINNY DIP in Tampa. Dorsey introduced Hiaasen to a sellout crowd at a Tampa high school in July 2004. The event was sponsored by Inkwood Books of Tampa.