Gravely Dead: A Midcoast Maine Mystery

Gravely Dead: A Midcoast Maine Mystery

by Lawrence Rotch
     
 

Forty years ago, Sarah Cassidy attended Migawoc Girls’ Camp in midcoast Maine where she befriended Myra Huggard, the camp’s crotchety neighbor. Migawoc is gone now, its land sold off for house lots, but when the elderly couple who ran the place invite Sarah to spend the summer in Maine she jumps at the chance to escape her recent divorce and get out on… See more details below

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Forty years ago, Sarah Cassidy attended Migawoc Girls’ Camp in midcoast Maine where she befriended Myra Huggard, the camp’s crotchety neighbor. Migawoc is gone now, its land sold off for house lots, but when the elderly couple who ran the place invite Sarah to spend the summer in Maine she jumps at the chance to escape her recent divorce and get out on the water in Owl, the camp’s old sailboat.

Myra Sarah’s vacation turns lethal when she discovers that Myra has been murdered, and nearly everyone seems to have a motive. When Sarah and Oliver Wendell, a reclusive boatbuilder who is helping her fix up Owl, start asking the wrong questions, they find themselves being stalked by a killer. To solve the mystery, Sarah must reexamine her childhood relationship with Myra, struggling to separate reality from illusion, while also dealing with her troublesome ex-husband and a would-be suitor whose interest may have more to do with murder than romance.

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Editorial Reviews

Shelly Glodowski
Lawrence Rotch does a masterful job of setting the scene for this unusual mystery. Maine is a wonderful backdrop, with its anti-government poor. The struggle of essential survival adds a layer all its own to this powerful mystery. Add to the fact that the mystery is rooted in a thirty-year old history, and one can easily see this tale set in a movie theme.

Rotch adds a rich layer of legitimate and compelling characters, each of whom might have a motive for murder. The result is a chilli

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013196155
Publisher:
Lawrence Rotch
Publication date:
09/03/2008
Series:
Midcoast Maine Mystery , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
222
Sales rank:
684,142
File size:
0 MB

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