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Matinicus --An Island Mystery Praised By Kirkus Reviews As The Kind Of Book Readers Will Tear Through, Only To Find Themselves Hungry For , This Century Spanning Double Mystery Steeped In Maine Island Lore Pits A Renegade Fishing Community Against An Unhappy Child Bride Of The 1820s, A Defiant Twenty First Century Teen, And A Hard Drinking Botanist Dr Gil Hodges Who Escapes To The Island Of Matinicus To Avoid A Crazed Ex Lover And Verify A Rud 22 Species Of Wild Orchid, Only To Find Himself Hounded By The Ghost Of A Child Some 200 Years Dead.If Gil S Hoping For Some Peace And Quiet, He S Clearly Come To The Wrong Place Generations Of Infighting Among Loose Knit Lobstering Clans Have Left Them Openly Hostile To Outsiders When A Beautiful, Bed Hopping Stranger Sails Into The Harbor, Old Resentments Re Ignite And People Begin To Die Murders Linked, Through Centuries Of Violence, To A Diary Whose Secrets Threaten To Tear The Island Apart.Discover Why Cruising World Magazine Calls Gil The Best Male Protagnist To Come Along Since Lee Child S Jack Racher


10 thoughts on “Matinicus --An Island Mystery

  1. says:

    You can do it List great books from the genre of creepy island murder mystery with historical geneology subplots The Weight of Water, The Shipping News, And Then There Were None, etc Now go ahead and add Matinicus to the top of this list I loved this one best because it doesn t use just one tone to


  2. says:

    This is a terrific, well written mystery with richly drawn characters and a surprising and thought provoking conclusion Matinicus is one of those stories that, like the subtle flavours of an excellent meal, stays with you long after it ends.I found it a little slow to start, but that is probably because I us


  3. says:

    Botanist Gil Hodge arrives on the Maine island of Matinicus intent on cataloging trees and nursing his wounds after a physically and emotionally explosive affair on the mainland Rather than a respite, however, Gil finds himself staying in a haunted house with a very unhappy ghost, trapped on an island where members of


  4. says:

    As someone who lived in Maine for almost twenty years, there are so many cultural differences from the rest of the country even within the state itself and Scott nailed them However, the author was wrong with the sub title reading An Island Mystery There are multiple plot lines and mysteries weaved within this gem of a book Any


  5. says:

    I really enjoyed reading Hunter, Huntress by this same author So I was excited to read her next book This was a good mystery, I didn t want to put it down I didn t love the swearing throughout the book, but it is probably true to h...


  6. says:

    If you want to get inside an island s mindespecially a Maine Island, and pile a wicked good mystery on top of itthis is a book for you


  7. says:

    Scott gives us a tightly plotted, expertly populated ghost story set in the present and the past on one of the most renowned but unknown islands of Maine.The plot is so fantastic that reviewing it is going to be a bit of a tip toe but I m going to try to explain why I m such a cheerleader for this one without giving it away.First there s the setting Matinic


  8. says:

    Parallel mysteries separated by a century unfold in Matinicus , Darcy Scott s engrossing new book about life and death in an isolated fishing community Alternating between the perspectives of three very different characters, nothing is quite what it seems in this page turner that blends impeccably plotted mystery with a gritty examination of human frailty an...


  9. says:

    This book has a great setting a close knit lobster fishing community of about fifty people on an isolated island This book had a good plan unearthing a historical mystery while another mystery unfolds in the present Unfortunately the main character is a sex crazed scandalized college professor out to run away from his past, but stumbling int...


  10. says:

    In Matinicus, Darcy Scott has written a novel that is not only an outstanding murder mystery, but also a fascinating picture of life on a real and quite isolated island off the coast of Maine I am hesitant to give too many details here, as I always am when reviewing a mystery In short, this is the story of Professor Gil Hodges, who makes a summer trip to Matinicus Island under the guise


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