Tim Dorsey





Tim Dorsey

Author profile


born
in Indiana, The United States
January 01, 1961

gender
male

website

genre


About this author

Tim Dorsey was born in Indiana, moved to Florida at the age of 1, and grew up in a small town about an hour north of Miami called Riviera Beach. He graduated from Auburn University in 1983. While at Auburn, he was editor of the student newspaper, The Plainsman.

From 1983 to 1987, he was a police and courts reporter for The Alabama Journal, the now-defunct evening newspaper in Montgomery. He joined The Tampa Tribune in 1987 as a general assignment reporter. He also worked as a political reporter in the Tribune’s Tallahassee bureau and a copy desk editor. From 1994 to 1999, he was the Tribune’s night metro editor. He left the paper in August 1999 to write full time.

Tim has since published twelve novels in several languages: Florida Roadkill,
...more


Average rating: 4.01 · 37,585 ratings · 2,841 reviews · 30 distinct works · Similar authors
Florida Roadkill (Serge Sto...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 5,157 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hammerhead Ranch Motel (Ser...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,937 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Stingray Shuffle (Serge...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 2,829 ratings — published 2003 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Triggerfish Twist (Serge St...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 2,856 ratings — published 2002 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hurricane Punch (Serge Stor...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,523 ratings — published 2007 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Orange Crush (Serge Storms,...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 2,510 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cadillac Beach (Serge Storm...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,441 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nuclear Jellyfish (Serge St...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,211 ratings — published 2009 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Atomic Lobster (Serge Storm...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,308 ratings — published 1975 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Torpedo Juice (Serge Storms...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 2,109 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Tim Dorsey…
Florida Roadkill Hammerhead Ranch Motel Orange Crush Triggerfish Twist The Stingray Shuffle Cadillac Beach Torpedo Juice
Serge Storms (18 books)
by
4.0165729505770935 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 37,169 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Relieve stress through hysterical screaming.”
Tim Dorsey

“I don't suffer from insanity. I can actually say that I enjoy it.”
Tim Dorsey

“The whole family is a bunch of dangerous freaks...Most are ex-cons or junkies or deranged from inbreeding. Five have died violently, three are back in prison, two have gone insane from untreated venereal disease, and one writes book reviews.”
Tim Dorsey, Triggerfish Twist

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Next Best Boo...: Hello TNBBC 4 35 Mar 27, 2010 06:18PM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Summer Challenge 2010 Completed Tasks (do NOT delete any posts in this thread) 3059 3064 Aug 31, 2010 10:39PM  
The Life of a Boo...: Becky's Heap o' Books for 2011 7 52 Dec 16, 2010 04:05PM  
Readers and Reading: This topic has been closed to new comments. March 2011 reads 22 26 Apr 02, 2011 06:44PM  
Mystery/Thriller ...: march 2011 - sandi 2 22 Apr 02, 2011 08:07PM  
Book Nook Cafe: What I read in January 2011 109 76 Apr 25, 2011 07:53AM  
Mid-Continent Pub...: November Reads 11 15 Nov 30, 2011 12:16PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Tim to Goodreads.