Lifeline : McMorrow's girlfriend takes a job in Portland, Maine, leaving behind an ultimatum. McMorrow rises to the challenge, signing on as the court reporter for the Kennebec Observer. What he doesn't realize is that he is about to become a suspect when a young woman is murdered. Potshot : 4th in the Jack McMorrow series. McMorrow's search for the truth about some hemp-growing hippies in rural Maine leads him into the darkest side of the drug trade - and human nature. Borderline : McMorrow travels to the sleepy town of Scanesett, Maine, when a man disappears from a tour bus.
No one seems to care, except McMorrow, who knows there's a story too good to pass up. When news breaks of the mayor's murder and police arrest Jack's longtime friend, an ex-cop, Jack's plans quickly change. Set in New York City and in Maine. Pretty Dead : McMorrow investigates the murder of a woman with ties to a very wealthy and prominent Boston family -- who might have buried their dirty secrets with the victim.
Home Body : McMorrow -- now working as a copywriter for the Bangor Clarion and living in a small town called Propsperity -- tries to help a runaway teen and ends up delving into the dark underworld of street teens. Damaged Goods : Jack, his wife a social worker , and their young daughter become the target of a deranged satanist after his wife's inquiry into a child abuse case; and, McMorrow pursues a story involving a woman whose newspaper ad offers companionship for hire. Set in and around the dark waterfront of Portland, Maine. Blake is a loner who lives on his old wooden cruiser.
The Islands : Set in Maine. An astute young attorney and his friend, Korean War vet Capt. Cal Kent, look beyond the obvious to find the murderer. Set on the rocky coast of Maine. A man watched Callie all evening long as if he knew her. That night her roommate was murdered and her nightmare began. She fled to a remote island to hide but it was also the perfect place for another murder.
Cloak of Darkness : Romantic suspense, set in Maine. Run for Your Life : Romantic suspense, set in Maine.
When murder strikes amongst ten people trapped on an island that has been desolated by a weapon more fearful than the atom bomb, the threat of extinction hangs over them all. Experimental bacteriological warfare. Manhattan veterinarian Gracie Taylor returns to her hometown of Idle Point, Maine, only to find that the man she loved and left on the night of their planned elopment has returned, too.
Highlights the destructive side of obsessive love on innocent future generations. A Soft Place to Fall : Romance. But when Kevin dies suddenly, Annie is left with bittersweet memories, never-fulfilled dreams of children and artistic fame, and massive debt from Kevin's secret gambling addiction. Planning her high-society wedding, she meets a rugged lobsterman. A vacation from the pressures of her upcoming wedding brings Allison more entanglements than she's ever known.
What she finds is a police investigation that is finding its way through tribal traditions and shape-shifting shamans. Another key part of the plot is set in Belfast. Christine, or Woman's Trials and Triumphs : The first novel to promote every demand of the women's movement. Christine is a women's right's lecturer who founds a women's employment bureau.
One of her trials is being duped by her father and aunt who imprison her in the Augusta Mental Asylum. The Kristiana Killers : Mystery. Set in Maine and Canada. Two films in and were based on the book. On a Darkling Plain : Samuel Jellerson, 56 and forced into early retirement, is walking in the woods behind the family farm in Maine one fall day when he witnesses a priest molesting a boy. Envious Shadows : A novel dealing with the integration of mentally-ill halfway house residents back into society, racism, infidelity, and the struggle to survive economically in a small Maine town.
Death by Crystal : A Johannah Wilder mystery lesbian sleuth. Well-plotted mystery, evokes the romance of Maine Portland area and addresses underlying serious issues of government power and individual freedom. Shadow Dance: A Womansleuth Mystery : A simple job takes Johanna into life she's been trying to forget, peopled with Russian emigres and dissidents.
Waugh and Martin H. Alexandra, married to a famous painter, Phillip Barton, struggles to reclaim her new husband from the shadows of the past -- the tragic death of his first wife while walking a treacherous path. A soon-to-be-tenured professor of archaeology, she has recently unearthed evidence of a 17th-century coastal Maine settlement that predates Jamestown, one of the most significant archaeological finds in years.
But the dead body that accompanies it -- a corpse washed ashore near the site -- has embroiled Emma and her students in a different kind of exploration. At the turn of the century, a Maine fisherman sends his three sons to sea in June, with orders not to return before September. A woman descendant of the family recounts the boys' adventure in their schooner -- storms, shipwreck, murder --as well as the father's motive and the mystery of the mother's absence. CAREY, Lisa In the Country of the Young : A haunting tale of a man, who while grieving the loss of his twin sister, is visited by the ghost of a young Irishwoman who died in a shipwreck off the coast of Maine in On All Hallows' Eve, a restless spirit is beckoned into the home of tortured artist Oisin MacDara, who lives in self-imposed exile on Tiranogue Island, by a candle flickering in the window.
It is the ghost of the girl whose brief life ended in a shipwreck on the island's shore more than a century earlier. Love in the Asylum : A manic-depressive writer and a self-deluding junkie find love and salvation in a mental hospital. Set in small-town Maine. His wife has begun selling sea-glass sculptures to tourists, his daughter is college-bound and his son has turned angry and lawless.
Lucky's own heart is failing him, too, so much that he must hire a female deckhand, the not-quite-divorced wife of the local lobster wholesaler. In short order, Lucky is in a lobster war and has kicked over all the rules: family, health, finance, even the rules of the sea.
As the Earth Turns : Portrayal of Maine rural life in the s of one family, their children, and the decisions they make. West of the Hill : Heart-warming novel about Maine people two generations ago, simple Americans, the salt of the earth; and their experiences One White Star : A novel concerned with the fundamental relationship that exists between man and God and which features a normal American woman, aged 39 in The Light Here Kindled : A multigenerational story that starts and ends in an old Maine farmhouse. CECLIIONE, Michael Muse : When actress Johanna Brady goes to Maine, where her new love, novelist Matt Lang, is writing his next best-selling thriller, she finds herself playing the role of her life as he becomes a secretive, irritable stranger, and Johanna descends into a world of betrayal, madness, and cold-blooded murder.
When a plane crash strands brilliant scientist Grace Sutter on an icy mountaintop in Maine, she finds herself alone in the wilderness with the only other surviving passenger, Greylen MacKeage, a sexy, medieval warrior who's been tossed through time to find the woman he's destined to love. During the chaos of time transformation, Daar lost his magical staff in a Maine pond. Since arriving and settling in their new century, Greylen, now known as Michael, has married his modern day lover.
Talented surgeon Libby Hart is fleeing to Pine Creek, Maine, when her car spins out of control and crashes into a pond. She is rescued by Michael MacBain, a medieval highlander trapped in the modern world by a wizard's spell. The Seductive Impostor : The first in a dazzling duo of romances featuring two sisters from the ruggedly beautiful Maine coast fictional Puffin Harbor and the men who sweep them away.
This one features Rachel Foster. She is on the run from her ex-husband, and Robbie is a sexy, single foster parent who needs a housekeeper while he travels back in time to medieval Scotland. Duncan Ross tries to wiggle his way into Willow Foster's heart -- assuming he can get past the granite wall she's erected around herself. Only With a Highlander Oct. Features Winter MacKeage. Mary Peters : Story of a Maine seafaring family. Silas Crockett : The story of 4 generations of a Maine seafaring family, from young clipper captain to would-be physician who goes to work in herring factory during Great Depression.
Windswept : Three generations of family life on the Maine coast. Mary Peters : A young Maine woman, reared aboard a ship, moves ashore and lives through the decline of the days of sail. The Edge of Darkness : Set in Maine, the story develops around the death of Sarah Holt, the matriarch of a small coastal village.
A Journey to Boston The Lovely Ambition : A Wesleyan parson who at the turn of the century brings his wife and three children from England when he takes over a Methodist church in downeast Maine. When the choir director molests several boys in the choir, Fee and his friends are consumed by grief, shame, and pain that endure long after the choir director is arrested and imprisoned for his crimes.
Years later, as Fee tries to move forward in his life, he meets a student named Warden -- the choir director's son, who knows nothing of his father's heinous crimes -- and is left with no choice but to confront the demons and ghosts of his brutal past. Debut novel. Letourneau's Used Auto Parts : The main character runs the only going business around so by blood or money, he's pretty much got everybody by the neck. Novel examines the social climate of small town Maine. Merry Men : Third in the series. Presents thirty years in the lives of four main characters: the town's gravedigger, its road commissioner, a nob photographer, and a teenage girl.
Snow Man : Novel about a senator's wife and daughter held hostage by a wounded ultra-right wing terrorist from Maine wanted for the murder of another senator. After California's hectic trendiness palls on them, writer Cassie Randall and her boyfriend, pop psychologist Greg Wier, settle in quaint Castine, Maine, where she meets a Czechoslovakian chaplain of Castine's Maine Maritime Academy. A daughter of Francis Martin : Not sure whether this is set in Maine? Skinned , based on her research into the child trafficking trade. Three dramatic stories, all set in a time when the waters off the coast of Maine were dotted with the sails of working vessels, worked by men whose lives depended on the sea, and of their struggles with its capriciousness and its ruthlessness.
Gwen ends an affair and moves to a Maine island with her widowed mother. Story of courageous young Margaret Winslow, who chose to face life alone, against almost unbelievable odds, when she decided to stay at her home on Horn Pond in Maine rather than push westward to the Ohio country in the Western Reserve.
In a prison in Maine, a woman art therapist begins a relationship with a convict serving time for murder. Her marriage is strained because her husband is a womanizer and she welcomes the convict's attention, but what if he falls in love with her? Harbor Hopes : Christian romance. The Squabbin Bay locals meet visitors to Maine: Wayne is intimidated by Dena, a world-traveling photographer. Randi is afraid to trust Jordan, an apprentice artist. Jess is being sued by Krispin, a tourist she hit with her boat.
Will rocky beginnings lead to mayhem or romance? Day of the Trumpet : Novel based on Colwell's ancestors' experience as one of the first Maine lobster families. Contentment Cove : Novel set in a small coastal Maine town, during one summer, from the point of view of three women: : a somewhat naive and romantic native in her 20s who runs the local drugstore; a worldly and jaded artist in her 40s who was among the first outsiders to move to the island; and a snobby outsider in her early 60s, lately from Texas, who with her husband bought a summer house three years ago and immediately renovated it.
The mansion was cold and eerie, deliberately hidden by a thick forest and left to decay in darkness. But if they expected peace and quiet, they had come to the wrong place. In their dream house in Maine, their worst nightmates come true. Detective Holly Winter thinks a week at Waggin' Tail, a camp for canines in the scenic Maine woods, will be a vacation in pet heaven. When a dog owner turns up dead in a freak accident, and the suspect is the victim's own dog, Holly suspects a frame-up. Creature Discomforts : When Holly Winter awakens clinging to a boulder on the side of a cliff in Acadia National Park, she doesn't recognize her own beloved Malamutes, Rowdy and Kimi.
She follows clues back to the guest house of a woman surrounded by an eccentric band of preservationists. Soon, Holly finds out that she is about to become a killer's next victim. Charlie 'Bird' Parker returns in a moody thriller set in the beautifully evoked Maine woods where Bird has come to lick his wounds and recover from the murder of his wife and daughter explored in a previous book, Every Dead Thing. The Killing Kind : Thriller. When a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the final resting place of a religious community that disappeared almost forty years earlier, private detective Charlie Parker, hired to investigate the circumstances of her death, realises that their deaths and the violent passing of Grace Peltier are part of the same mystery, one that has its roots in her family history and the origins of the shadowy organisation known as the Fellowship.
Elements are an ancient massacre, a clannish populace, a 7-foot 2-inch sheriff and a woman hoping to escape a hideous past, and revenge. The Black Angel : Investigating the disappearance of a young prostitute, Charlie Parker encounters the myth of an object known as the Black Angel. Story partly set in Maine. The Whisperers: A Thriller : Charlie Parker thriller, set on the border between Maine and Canada where a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, newly returned from Iraq.
Places in the Dark : Thriller. In autumn of , a mysterious woman appears in the sleepy little seaside village of Port Alma, Maine, and changes the lives of two brothers forever. In , friends and relatives of the Mowlan family of Tibbetston, Maine, are shattered by a brutal murder that is rooted not only in personal animosity but also in the growing unrest in the American colonies.
It is filled with graceful Victorian mansions, carpeted with grey cobblestones and bright wild flowers, and populated by sturdy, hard- working folks -- most of whom are unaware that the island is inhabited, according to divine decree, by angels. Unexpected hijinks and heart-warming results occur when mortals and immortals cross paths.
Grace In Autumn : As the townspeople prepare for winter, sacks of undeliverable mail are pouring in with different requests but the same salutation: Dear Angel. When news of the letters spread, the townspeople divide over what to do. Will the angels that watch over Heavenly Daze be able to help? A Warmth in Winter : Heart-warming Christmas novel.
Story centers on Vernie Bidderman, owner of Mooseleuk Mercantile, and Salt Gribbon, lighthouse operator, who despite the vast differences in their struggles are being taught about the ultimate failure and frustration of self-reliance. A coming-of-age story of a young woman who is orphaned, has an affair with an older man, marries a local boy, and is faced with a difficult decision when her former lover reappears.
Author lives in Castine. COST, M. Concerns the murder of a security supervisor at a power plant. Maggie May's Diary : The discovery of a diary she wrote 18 years ago, when she was fifteen, leads Maggie May to a new awareness of who she is and what she values. Brian Kelly: Route 1 : Coming-of-age novel. Brian Kelly is leading a normal teenage life in Lowell, Mass. In the landscape of his new home, Brian falls in love for the first time with the clever, sharp-tongued Maggie May Keogh.
Sequel to Maggie May's Diary. COULTER, Catherine Riptide : Rebecca Matlock is a speech writer for the governor of New York when she receives menacing phone calls from a stranger who refers to himself as her boyfriend and who warns her that he will kill the governor. When the police fail to protect her or even believe her, she seeks refuge in Riptide, an isolated community on the Maine coast, where her guardian angel appears, and this suspense thriller takes some dramatic twists and turns.
Country Matters : Ben Travers thinks about his past 'as he drives the potholed roads of Maine. Desert Island in the Gilded Age. CRONIN, Justin The Summer Guest : A dying financier arrives at a remote Maine fishing camp with a wish for one last day of sport -- and an astonishing bequest that will forever change the lives of those around him. Retired Intelligence Agent Winston Crisp has forsaken adventure and is comfortably settled on peaceful Penobscot Island off the Maine Coast, that is until the body of a young woman turns up.
Junior Thibodeau grows up in rural Maine in a time of Atari, baseball cards, pop Catholicism, and cocaine. He also knows something no one else knows: The world will end when he is While Junior searches for meaning in a doomed world, his loved ones tell an all-American family saga of fathers and sons, blinding romance, lost love, and reconciliation.
Harlequin Americana series. First novel. It was to have been just a quiet few days of golf and rest for bibliophile Gamadge, but the script suddenly changed when young Amberly Cowden's body was found at the base of a cliff. Deadly Nightshade : Mystery. Author's second novel. Urbane New Yorker Henry Gamadge, author and bibliophile, travels to Maine to help to solve children's deaths by poisoning caused by a wild flower.
AKA W. Rodman Philbrick Pulse : Thriller In the remote frozen hills of Maine, a top group of scientists gather under a cloak of secrecy. A brilliant young female pathologist investigates the horrifying situation. The central character, Mara Tusconi, is a Maine oceanographer who thinks there's something fishy Susan lives alone in her parents' ruined house near the coast of Maine, addressing us from a future in which nature itself has been drastically transformed, a future providing an unusual perspective on the way we live now.
Assisted by court transcripts, her mother's letters, photographs, a notebook computer containing her mother's friend's journal, and a menacing young vagrant named Monkey, Susan ultimately identifies the moral predicament at the heart of her parents' lives and work. She finds a better life for herself, her own self-worth, and a stronger relationship with Debbie, an old friend whose love makes Lisa's bravery possible. Told by three narrators: An abandoned three-year-old child, a homeless amnesiac; and an abused boy.
Murder in Maine: The Butterfly Effect : As friends gather for a holiday weekend party, they are haunted by the memory of a child's death twenty years earlier. Won Pulitzer Prize in DAY, Holman F. Leadbetter's Luck : Lumbering in Misery Gore. This is one of many novels with Maine background by this author. When Brandy accepts a teaching job with a psychologically disturbed child, strange things begin happening in the huge Grey Mansion in Maine.
Manchester : Romantic murder mystery. Romance blossoms when Carrie Blake hires Jake to do some repairs on her new home in small town Manchester, Maine, where she moves from Massachusetts after her long-term engagement to Robert is broken. Her sudden move adds spice to her life, in the form of fulfillment, romance and even intrigue. Could it now include murder? Especially not for equally disgruntled Neil Hersey, whose reputation as a lawyer had been unjustly tarnished. Craving solitude, both turned to Victoria Lesser -- friend, owner of a remote island, and cagey matchmaker.
Finding themselves stranded together off the coast of Maine, the volatile couple vowed revenge. But t hen friction kindled a fire, and neither captive wanted to escape Victoria's tender trap. Montana Man ; Harlequin Temptation : Lily wanted more than the shallow life she'd been leading, so she packed up her baby daughter and headed off to safety and a new start -- until a blizzard stopped her and she had to ask a stranger for help.
The man in the Stetson was their only chance for survival in the snowbound car. He offered refuge, but would this leave her wanting more? Within Reach : Spending time at their new Maine vacation home was supposed to rejuvenate their marriage. Instead Danica finds herself spending all of her time either alone or with her new neighbor, Michael, while her husband stays behind in Boston, tending to his career.
Clair have spent their lives trying to escape the legacy of their wealthy, social-climbing mother, Virginia, who had little time and even less feeling for her daughters. Casey plans to sell the townhouse until she visits and becomes intrigued by the spectacular hidden garden and its mysterious gardener, and by a journal in the desk detailing the harrowing tale of a young woman named Jenny Clyde. The Summer I Dared : Set off the coast of Maine, this is the story of three lives irrevocably changed by a single tragic accident. Facets : Setting ranges from the glitz of New York to the elitism of Boston to the nitty-gritty of the fictional small Maine mining town of Timiny Cove.
DEMARCO, Tom Dark Harbor House : A simple little love story, woven with tantilizing details of an old mansion's not totally respectable history, and a hint of gentle satire added, create this novel which the author describes as a gentle coming-of-age story that takes place in the late s on an island off the coast of Maine.
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The story of a wonderful and helpful dog as told through a human narrator. Luisa Domic : A novel of contemporary good and evil -- of family life and the nurturing spirit invaded by political terror and the specter of mass murder. The story is set against the golden days of October in rural Maine. To the home of a strong couple with three remarkable children come a composer and a political activist who is escorting a beautiful woman Luisa Domic , a victim of Chilean terror. This story first appeared in the August issue of Doc Savage Magazine. Doc and his aides become involved in Maine with the heirs of pirate treasure and a supposed ghost of a eighteenth-century backwoods sharpshooter.
Doc and his aides investigate a Maine cave which supposedly leads into the earth to Hell itself, accompanied by a strange man who claims to be a minor demon who had escaped therefrom. They plan to share this occasion together at a summerhouse in Maine, but none of them expects the gift that awaits them at the summerhouse: the chance for each of them to relive the past.
One of them is a reckless, unpredictable psychopath, bent on kidnaping, but capable of murder. He lost his wife, daughter, and faith in the aftermath of a single act of wickedness, and forgiveness seems unattainable. But then, in desperation, he sets out for fictional Dublin, Maine, a small coastal town where, rumor has it, miracles are happening. Published by Bethany House.
Winter Haven : Christian fction. Thirteen years ago, Siggy Gamble ran away from home, never to be found -- until his body washes ashore on the tiny island of Winter Haven off the coast of Maine. Now his sister, Vera, travels north to claim the body, and finds herself tangled in the many secrets haunting the island: tales of lost colonies, of a witch bent on revenge, and of a towering forest where no creature dares to live. Octavia's Hill was their legacy.
Here Luther Perry had brought the first Octavia as a bride. But there was a darker side to Luther. He would leave a brutal and indelible stamp on the second Octavia, his daughter, and on his great granddaughter, Tave. Set in rural Maine. Maddy's Song : Tells the story of Maddy Dow, a brilliant pianist, her family, and their life in the small town of Freedom, Maine.
Cliff Walk : Marriage of a beautiful but insecure actress and brilliant mathematician is threatened by dark figures from the past. Begins with the story of three orphans indentured from Christ's Hospital, London, to John Silas and his wife Prudence, all bound for 17th-century Massachusetts, and ends with that of their descendent, Content Cushing, in 20th-century Trafton Harbor, Maine. Voice from the Grave : Set in the Maine backwoods.
Adele, Howie's doting and indulgent mother, refused to believe her only son was dead - even when the wreckage of the canoe was found. It was the romance Reginald had always dreamed about, only his dreams were getting darker and darker. Ale was never as complicated as this! His estranged alcoholic father is the prime suspect in the shooting murders of a cop and a timber company executive.
Set on the coast and north woods, with 'vivid wilderness scenes. But when he arrives, he finds blood in the road but no deer or driver, and the state trooper assigned to the accident appears strangely unconcerned. Bad Little Falls : Bowditch has been sent into exile to a remote outpost on the Canadian border. When a blizzard descends, Bowditch is called to the rustic cabin of a terrified couple.
A raving, half-frozen man has appeared at their door, claiming his friend is lost in the storm. But what starts as a rescue mission in the wilderness soon becomes a baffling murder investigation. The dead man is a notorious drug dealer, and state police detectives suspect it was his own friend who killed him. Bowditch isn't so sure. Massacre Pond July : Bowditch is handed a controversial case when five moose are found senselessly slaughtered on the property of animal rights activist Elizabeth Moore, who's been buying up timberland to create a new national park.
The book begins in when the Angel Gabriel , which had set sail from Bristol, England, is destroyed in a hurricane just off the coast of Pemaquid, Maine. Madeline Pike, thrown into the sea, is rescued by a handsome young man, and the two develop feelings for each other. Historical figures are intermingled with fictional ones.
The people of La Palma are fighting for their lives as theie island volcano, Cumbre Vieja, erupts; soon ash and lava will annihilate everything, unless they can destroy the volcano first, by planting explosives on the fault line. Three thousand miles away, across the Atlantic Ocean, the peaceful seaport of Goodwill, Maine is getting ready for its annual summer festival, Founder's Day.
Everyone is in a carnival mood, but all is not right - freak swells strike the coast, corpses are washed from cemeteries, whales disappear from the sea. A convoy of surfers arrive: their network tells them something big is going to happen in this town any day now Compilation of the yarns told by Leroy Dudley, guide and spinner of tales at Chimney Pond on Maine's Mount Katahdin, who during the first half of this century enchanted countless outdoor enthusiasts with his stories about Pamola, The Penobscot Indian God of Thunder who protected the mountain.
Set in a seacoast village in Maine in mid-winter. Bigfoot Stalks the Coast of Maine and other twisted downeast tales : Hilarious spoof of science fiction and the stereotype of a small Maine town. Shanna Sewell was warned by her father to keep away from the Indians who shared the wildly beautiful Maine frontier.
But fate brought her face-to-face with Bold Wolf, the proud, sensual son of the Bear People's chief Penobscots. The encounter left her trembling, with something more than fear. Includes a short story about town meeting, 'What Counts in Bogs Harbor. This is the first in a new series, set in the fictional town of Moosetookalook, Maine, in the present day.
Liss MacCrimmon is a professional Scottish dancer sidelined by a knee injury who returns to her home town and walks straight into a murder. Polly Birdwell, a recovering alcoholic, moves to a coastal Maine town and struggles to remake her life and regain custody of her young daughter. Great Spruce Island is the inspiration for Bride Island.
Set in contemporary rural Maine mid-coast and hill country. When an old ice fisherman hooks the body of a gay philanthropist from beneath the ice on Hiram Bog, long-festering emotional tensions between the locals of Venice, Maine, and 'people from away' are exposed, and it's up to Sam Barrows, Thoreau County Sheriff, to sort things out. Gwen Fletcher is the only single girl in Misty Harbor, Maine, and is surrounded by potential suitors. However, she's got a restaurant to renovate and the carpenter she's hired seems bent on avoiding her.
Gwen needs to convince Daniel Creighton that she's not trying to land a husband. But soon, small town gossip has them together -- and it dawns on Daniel he's fallen for Gwen! Anne Marie, thinking she's getting a part in a Maine-based production of Wuthering Heights , instead finds herself among brooding mysterious families who seem to be consciously reliving the lives and plot of the book.
Mansion of Evil : Gothic suspense. Lapped by the icy waters of the Gulf of Maine, the mansion of Ravensnest brooded like a specter from the past over the fishing town of Tregoney. To the gloomy ruin of a house came beautiful Diane Montrose on a nursing assignment. Witch's Hammer : Gothic suspense.
An assignment any woman would envy: year-old Samantha Crawford is sent to Maine to interview Peter Castellano for Secrets magazine. And moreover, the Valentino of the stage has specifically requested that she write his biography. Ravensnest : Gothic suspense. House of Valhalla : Gothic suspense. Valhalla is a secluded mansion in Maine, the home of the Richters, wealthy refuges from war-torn Germany.
It is here that beautiful young Lorna Mitchell is summoned by Johann Richter to help. At a point in her life where Molly needs to find answers about her own identity, she sets out across the country to meet her estranged daughter on Ridgeport Island, a small island in Maine. This novel crosses three generations of beekeepers to tell the story of Regina Merritt, a determined woman who is forced at a young age to choose between happiness and survival. Follows four generations of a Maine shipbuilding family. The ASH has been sold, and the chilling iceberg turns out to be a bad omen; one of the guests, Calder Maddox, an evil pharmaceutical mogul, dies, and foul play is suspected.
Though it has all the trimmings of an ordinary mystery -- the discovery of a corpse, the search for clues, a complex plot and the kidnapping of a witness -- this multilayered novel transcends the genre review from Publisher's Weekly. Serena came to Gresham Island in a violent storm, narrowly escaping drowning in the battering waves. This would be no peaceful haven, but the wild ocean was no more violent than the bitter hatred in the people. Thea travels to Maine to track down the brutal murderer of her adopted sister, Carrie, by retracing Carrie's search for her birth mother.
Silent Buddy : Novel about drug smuggling and the hardscrabble life in a small Maine town. The hero is a high school biology teacher. Liberty or Death : Mystery, 6th in the Thea Kozak series. All signs point to a john killed by a disgruntled hooker: his pants are unzipped, wallet is gone, and the good doctor has a reputation for entertaining girls in his car. But the deeper Detective Sergeant Joe Burgess digs, the muddier the case becomes.
While juggling hookers, wives, ex-wives, fathers, stepfathers, dealers and doctors, a nurse on Pleasant's staff suggests another angle — disgruntled patients. For Timmy Watts, the answer is death. Timmy is found in a park, brutally stabbed yet carefully wrapped in a blanket. The case goes to DS Joe Burgess.
It's Reggie the Can Man-a damaged, alcoholic veteran who Burgess has tried to patch back together since they returned from Vietnam. Now, Reggie's fight for redemption is over. Then the ME questions Reggie's accidental drowning, giving Burgess one last chance. It began when a boy banged on Burgess's car window. With two brother officers near death, Burgess must race the clock to find and arrest the one person angry enough to seek revenge against the Portland police, before the rookie officer's funeral turns into a killing field.
Just before the woman dies, she utters the indistinct words: Bobby. So long. Then a stranger, claiming to be Ginger's boyfriend, corners Thea, demanding a package that Ginger gave to her, a package Thea never received. Determined to get justice for Ginger, Thea begins her own investigation, With the body lacking head and hands, Burgess and his team face complex challenges as they follow a confusing trail leading to human traffickers exploiting children coming to America as asylum seekers.
Years later, the daughter returns and created problems for her parents in this portrait of unhappy lives. Author is University of Maine English professor. Feeling that Harp Cove, Maine, is the perfect place to live with her little daughter, especially since she had a magical encounter with a mystery man one summer night, single mother Dr. Delaney Poole decides to invent a husband to avoid smalltown gossip, but her plan goes awry when her mystery man materializes in the form of her new landlord.
If the Slipper Fits : Romance. Anne Sayer and wealthy heir Connor Emory fell in love on Candlewick Island, Maine, years ago, but when Anne broke up with Connor for no apparent reason, he fled, only returning now that his has father died, leaving him to manage the vast family business holdings, including the Sea Bluff Inn on Candlewick Island.
FOY, George Challenge : Paul Briggs, once a promising boat designer, has fallen into despair over the disappearance of his wife and daughter. He and his cousin Jack have been contracted by a well-heeled corporate syndicate to design a yacht for the America's Cup competition. For Briggs, this is a chance to save the Maine boatyard that's been in his family for five generations, and the town of French Harbor, with its cast of curmudgeonly Downeast inhabitants.
The project takes on even more urgency when Jack is murdered one night by an intruder clearly looking for the yacht plans and test results. Suddenly Paul Briggs is tossed into a maelstrom of murder, sabotage and treachery. Pilgrim , Harlequin American Romance series : Romance. Libby Pilgrim, staid and sensible college archivist, wouldn't have kidnapped Joshua Noon without a very good reason.
And what better reason could there be than the protection of her beloved Maine coastline? Rugged outdoorsman Dante Nichelini has loved Meg from afar for years and finally has the chance to show it when she returns town.
But trouble looms, because the spunky single mom is convinced her that her son has a twin, a baby taken from Meg at birth. Dante is the only man who can help her, but past secrets threaten to shatter the happiness that he and Meg have found. Author is Maine native. The Forgotten Condition of Things : Evelyn Moore, a clinical psychologist recently moved to Maine, and her patient, Sophie Davenport, are the two women at the center of the book, set in a mental hospital. On a moonlit night, the teenagers make a promise to meet at their favorite place, an abandoned golf course in a small Maine town, in fifteen years.
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