Craig Pittman
The author of "The Scent of Scandal" and "Manatee Insanity," and the co-author of "Paving Paradise."
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The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid by Craig Pittman
“FANTASTIC. If I did not know most of the main players I would have thought the author had a vivid and twisted imagination..” —Paul Martin Brown, author of Wild Orchids of Florida

“A fascinating true story of obsession, greed, and lust for the unobtainable. Reminds me a great deal of The Maltese Falcon. This rare flower is definitely the stuff that dreams are made of.” —Ace Atkins, author of Devil's Garden and Infamous

"Even if you’ve never come closer to these exotic blooms than a prom corsage, The Scent of Scandal is irresistible." --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"His best book yet, fusing investigative reporting and true-crime writing to create the pace and tension of a great detective novel." --Sarasota Herald-Tribune

"If you love orchids or true-crime stories, this fast-paced mystery will certainly appeal to you. ." -- The Guardian (UK)