The first of the series, Bahamarama, published in November of 2004, was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel and chosen by the LIbrary Journal as one of the year's Top Five Mysteries. Jamaica Me Dead, his second novel was published in October of 2005, followed by the third in the series, Bermuda Schwartz, released in February, 2007.
In addition to his claim to fame as founder of Orlando's annual Queen Kumquat Sashay (which unfortunately ended 1997) Bob has also had accolades as a journalist, food critic and travel writer before becoming a novelist with his series of Caribbean mysteries. Many Central Floridians may remember when Bob, currently a resident of Winter Park, worked as a newspaper columnist for the Orlando Sentinel.
Traveling the world, even spending time at a farming commune in Israel, has inspired Bob's writing, broadening his range of characters for his novels. He continues to travel as research for freelance projects and upcoming novels.
You can find out more on Bob Morris from his personal blog 'Surrounded on Three Sides' where he shares his views on life, Florida and current events for his friends, fans and anyone else who happens to wander onto his blog page.