About the author

Andrew Delaplaine

<p>Delaplaine lives on South Beach, Miami&rsquo;s Billion Dollar Sandbar.</p><p></p><p>He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile) and journalism. He also has a series of <strong>Long Weekend Guides</strong> covering some 70 cities around the world.</p><p></p><p>Email: andrewdelaplaine@mac.com</p><p></p><p>He writes several series:</p><p></p><p>The &ldquo;<strong>JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR&rdquo;</strong> political thriller novels.</p><p></p><p>&ldquo;<strong>THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV</strong>,&rdquo; a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective.</p><p></p><p><strong>&ldquo;THE</strong> <strong>ANNALS OF SANTOPIA&rdquo;</strong> series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later.</p><p></p><p>The <strong>AMOS FREEMAN</strong> police thrillers.</p><p></p><p>Other novels:</p><p></p><p>&ldquo;The Trap Door&rdquo; follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare&rsquo;s Globe Theatre.</p><p></p><p>&ldquo;The Meter Maid Murders,&rdquo; a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids.</p><p></p><p>Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), and won several awards for his film work. (See imdb.com for details). &nbsp;His latest film, &ldquo;Meeting Spencer,&rdquo; starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong><u>DELAPLAINE&rsquo;S &ldquo;LONG WEEKEND&rdquo; GUIDES</u></strong></p><p></p><p>These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine&rsquo;s recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these places for 3 or 4 days.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p>