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Paperback,  6″ x 9″”
270 pages
ISBN 978-1-936447-23-7




by Darcy Scott

Steeped in island lore, this century-spanning double mystery pits a renegade fishing community against an unhappy child-bride of the 1820s, a conflicted twenty-first century teenager, and a hard-drinking botanist whose arrival on-island triggers a string of murders linked to an old diary whose secrets threaten to tear the island apart.

2013 IPPY Book Award


Award-winning author Darcy Scott (Best Mystery, 2013 Indie Book Awards; Silver Award, 2013 Readers Favorite Book Awards; Bronze Award, 2013 IPPY Awards) is a live-aboard sailor and experienced ocean cruiser who’s sailed to Grenada and back on a whim, island-hopped through the Caribbean, and been struck by lightning in the middle of the Gulf Stream. For all her wandering, her summer home and favorite cruising grounds remain along the coast of Maine, where she’s been plying the waters for more than two decades—the history and rugged beauty of its sparsely populated out-islands serving as inspiration for much of her fiction, including 2015’s acclaimed Margel’s Madness and her popular Island Mystery Series (MatinicusReese’s Leap, and Ragged Island). Connect with her online at

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