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Stuff Series

Stuff to Die for Stuff Dreams Are Made of Stuff to Spy for Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Too Much Stuff Hot Stuff Reel Stuff

Praise for the series

"Be prepared for laugh-out-loud moments."
   —Publishers Weekly on Reel Stuff

"This quirkily engaging mystery is a buddy novel as funny as the movie Dumb and Dumber."
   —Library Journal on Reel Stuff

"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre channeled through Elmore Leonard... Readers will appreciate this breezy beach read for all seasons."
   —Publishers Weekly on Too Much Stuff

"Don Bruns keeps on getting better and better with each book. And his latest effort is nothing short of a home run."
   —The Strand Magazine on Too Much Stuff

"His characters are charming but zany and the action is nonstop. This is a delightful story filled with mysterious adventures that are probably not too far from being the norm for the Florida Keys. Not only will you get enjoyment from reading this story, but a good history lesson as well. This one is worth your time!"
   —Fresh Fiction on Too Much Stuff

"Hardy Boys for grownups. A fun blending of comedy, satire, wit and mystery."
   —Herald Tribune, Sarasota on Too Much Stuff

"Bruns treats us to an amusing mystery about two bungling detectives who crack enough one-liners to star in their own sitcom."
   —Mystery Scene on Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

"The compadres of More or Less Investigations have the same kind of zany chemistry as Evanovich's Stephanie Plum and her partner Lula. The eccentric characters and weird situations that Plum deals with also remind me of the similarities with Moore and Lessor. James and Skip run in to a lot of crazy situations and a lot of eccentric people. Those looking for action and a plot with plenty of twists and turns will also enjoy Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and look forward to more hijinks from this unlikely pair of PIs."
   —Mystery Maven Reviews on Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

"Don't Sweat The Small Stuff is one of the funniest books of the year, no sweat."
   —New York Journal Of Books on Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

"Be prepared for some laugh-out-loud moments."
   —Publishers Weekly on Stuff to Spy For

"Stuff to Spy For is a quick, easy read. What I found really interesting about this book is that the author works very hard to combine the elements of mystery with a good bit of humor. This is not an easy feat and he does it well."
   —Queenie C, Book-Club-Queen.com on Stuff to Spy For

"Bruns maintains a narrative tone that would have done Huck Finn proud in this combination Andy Hardy adventure and hard-boiled thriller."
   —Booklist on Stuff Dreams are Made Of

"Don Bruns's Stuff Dreams are Made Of is a delightfully sinful sequel to his award-winning Stuff to Die For."
   —Deadly Pleasures on Stuff Dreams are Made Of

"Another excellent book by Don Bruns. His prose is crisp as ever, the plot is gripping. Once you start reading this one, you won't put it down."
   —The Strand Magazine on Stuff Dreams are Made Of

"On Florida's lower east coast, only one thing flourishes more luxuriantly than crime, and that is crime writing. With Bruns' second offering, we are presented with yet another set of lovable freaks and oddballs; this batch will remind the reader of Tim Dorsey's cast of whacked-out characters but with the narrative voice and feel of Mark Twain's Huck Finn."
   —Booklist, Starred Review on Stuff to Die For

"We just love Floridian crime tales, and Stuff to Die For, by Don Bruns, is a perfect example of why. Witty, gritty and filled with brilliantly realized characters, the book a pure delight."
   —Award-winning author Jeffrey Deaver on Stuff to Die For

"They may see themselves as aging reincarnations of the Hardy Boys, but James ("never Jim or Jimmy") Lessor and Skip Moore are much closer in spirit to Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.... The bizarre nature of South Florida doesn't figure quite as prominently in Bruns' story here as it does in Carl Hiaasen's wild imaginings, but it is still an essential element. James and Skip are no great shakes as detectives, entrepreneurs, or lovers, but they are so puppy-dog endearing and funny that they deserve an encore. Perhaps even a series. Like the Hardy Boys."
   —ForeWord Magazine on Stuff to Die For

"On their first job as self-employed movers, twenty-something James Lessor and Skip Moore discover a bloody finger. Throw in the CIA, murderous thugs, Cubans with agendas, and Miami will never be the same—and neither will James and Skip. This quirky engaging mystery by the author of the Mick Sever series is a buddy novel as funny as the movie Dumb and Dumber."
   —Library Journal on Stuff to Die For

"One of the best thriller writers today. Read his books for their fast pace and brilliant plots, reread his books to appreciate his writing style which is truly reminiscent of the legends of the genre..."
   —Strand Magazine on Stuff to Die For