Sarcastic humor and unusual plot intrigues readers in new novel 'The Accidental Houseguest' by Clive Quarmby

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Down to earth look at the panache Miami lifestyle while mocking the IRS, FBI and DEA

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MIAMI, Fla. – A character entangled in an absurd series of events after he unintentionally assumes the identity of an undercover DEA Agent is the premise of this top caliber new novel by author Clive Quarmby. Never disappointing the readers, Quarmby delivers an unusual plot narrated with sarcastic humor.. “The Accidental Houseguest” mocks the 'fabrics of society' including the IRS, FBI, DEA, Mafia and of course the flamboyant Miami lifestyle of the rich and infamous.

Gerald Owen, owner of WarmBodyJobs, is wrongly accused of tax fraud. As a fugitive from the law, he switches airline tickets with an unconscious airline passenger, who happens to be an undercover DEA agent. Unaware of his new identity, Gerald ends up as a guest in the Miami ocean-front home of a reputed Mafia boss, Vincent Campari and his stylish yet dysfunctional family. Meanwhile the DEA wrongly believes their undercover agent has infiltrated the Campari bastion. This fortuitous mix-up results in a temporary sanctuary from the law, aided and abetted by the unsuspecting DEA. With nothing to lose, Gerald becomes invincible as he enjoys sexual favors while facing life threatening events.

As readers continue, they will be able to see the thrills and perils of assuming and living somebody else's identity, albeit unintentionally. Telling a story that reflects almost real life situations combined with a vivid sense of the absurd, Quarmby’s “The Accidental Houseguest” presents an enjoyable, light-hearted and amusing reading experience that will be quickly read from cover to cover by readers anxious to get their hands on the obvious sequel.

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About the Author
Clive Quarmby is the fictional author of “The Accidental Houseguest,” which is not based on a true story. Quarmby is well known in the USA, Canada and Britain, albeit by a different name, mainly to protect the guilty. His wicked and sarcastic wit is legendary among a chosen few. His accomplishments include international business affairs, successful multi-million dollar startups and racing very fast cars.

The Accidental Houseguest * by Clive Quarmby
Publication Date: March 25, 2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 156 pages; 9781493186020
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 156 pages; 9781493186013
e-book; $3.99; 9781493186006

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