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Florida Retirement Is Murder

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American Artist & Author
Kris Courtney

Author Highlight & Insight

Overview  "Florida Retirement is Murder" by Kris Courtney is a captivating cozy comedy mystery set in the picturesque and quirky world of a Florida community. This novel invites readers into the lives of snowbird retirees who, instead of enjoying a quiet , find themselves unraveling a murder mystery. The story is rich with humor, intrigue, and a vivid portrayal of life, making it a delightful read for fans of the genre.

Plot Summary
The story is set in Central, Florida, where new Stewart Johnson expects a peaceful . However, the unexpected death of the HOA president throws the community into chaos. Stewart, along with a motley crew of neighbors, takes on the role of amateur sleuths. Their investigation is filled with comedic mishaps and surprising discoveries, as they navigate the complexities of community dynamics and hidden secrets. The novel skillfully combines light-hearted humor with a compelling mystery, keeping readers engaged from start to finish.

Character Highlights
Kris Courtney brings the characters to life with rich detail and endearing quirks in this funny mystery series. The retirees are portrayed with a blend of humor and authenticity, showcasing their zest for life and sharp wits despite their age. Each character adds a unique element to the story, from the nosy neighbor to the eccentric hobbyist, creating a dynamic and entertaining ensemble. The camaraderie and evolving friendships among the characters add depth to the narrative, making the reader feel a part of the community. (Be sure to listen to the Award-Winning Debut Audiobook and get your Pre-Order 'Florida Retirement Is KraZy'

  • If you have ever thought about becoming a Florida Snowbird, you have to read this ! 
  • Florida is for the Birds 
  • This colorful story will fit perfectly on every shelf and screen. 
  • Great Summer Beach ! Laugh Out Loud – Hilarious cast of characters. 
  • Old Age in Florida doesn’t get any better than this! 
  • Laugh all the way to the Beach! 

Similar Author/Book’s & Genre – Market Comparable / Comparative
Dave Barry , Dying to Retire: Murder She Wrote by Jessica Fletcher - Ship's Detective by Steve Higgs - by Carlene O'Connor  ~  Also Including Carl Hiaasen , Richard Osman , Kurt Vonnegut

Author's Insight Kris Courtney’s background as an artist and author adds a unique perspective to his storytelling. His ability to infuse humor into a mystery plot creates a distinctive and enjoyable reading experience. "  Florida Retirement is Murder" stands out in the cozy mystery genre for its clever writing and engaging plot twists. Courtney’s personal touch and attention to detail make the a heartwarming and amusing journey through the whimsical world of Florida's communities. For more information about Kris Courtney and his works, visit

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FLORIDA RETIREMENT IS MURDER - Award-Winning Cozy Comedy Mystery

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