Death in the Off-Season
Book 1, A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery
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The first Merry Folger Nantucket mystery
When Rusty Mason, scion of one of Nantucket's oldest and wealthiest families, is found dead in a flooded cranberry bog one foggy fall night, thirty-two-year-old detective Merry Folger is faced with her first murder case. Merry is the daughter of the local police chief and granddaughter of his predecessor; her father is a strict boss and Merry feels pressure to go the extra mile to prove her promotion to detective isn’t just nepotism. But the Mason murder is a demanding first test. Merry’s investigation brings to light all the tensions that plague the tiny community of Nantucket: the decades-old grudges, the skyrocketing real estate that only wealthy weekenders can afford, the resentments of the old Nantucket families who are barely keeping their homes and heritage fishing businesses alive. But Merry knows the island and its politics in a way only a local can.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From Publishers Weekly
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If you love Nantucket
You will love this mystery. Interesting characters, intriguing plot, and what could be better than Nantucket for a mystery setting?
Great to see this book in iBooks
- Category: British Detectives
- Published: May 03, 2016
- Publisher: Soho Press
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 384 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery