Death In Rough Water by Francine MathewsDeath In Rough Water by Francine Mathews

Death In Rough Water

byFrancine Mathews

Paperback | July 19, 2016

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Fresh from her first murder case, Nantucket detective Merry Folger is unwillingly sucked into her second.

When Joe Duarte, a fishing boat captain with decades of experience on the wild seas off Nantucket, is swept overboard during a spring storm, his death is pronounced accidental. But his estranged daughter, Del, is convinced it’s murder. She moves back to Nantucket to get closer to the truth, and enlists her old friend, detective Merry Folger, to help. But Del is also hiding secrets of her own, and the police are not inclined to help her with what they see as a wild goose chase. Merry has to defy her boss—her father—in order to investigate.
Francine Mathews was born in Binghamton, New York, the last of six girls. She attended Princeton and Stanford Universities, where she studied history, before going on to work as an intelligence analyst at the CIA. She wrote her first book in 1992 and left the Agency a year later. Since then, she has written twenty-five books, including...
Title:Death In Rough WaterFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 1 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5 × 1 inPublished:July 19, 2016Publisher:Soho PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161695728X

ISBN - 13:9781616957285


Editorial Reviews

Praise for the Merry Folger mystery series"Nantucket and its impenetrable, secretive fog and characters come to life in Mathews's capable hands."—Diane Mott Davidson"Mathews uses her setting and its unique population skillfully."—The San Diego Union-Tribune"Detective Merry Folger comes across as a real person, albeit a smart one, with doubts and concerns."—The Denver Post"Merry Folger sails surely through choppy seas of murder, insurance fraud and infidelity in her second outing . . . Mathews skillfully incorporates close-knit relationships, small-town gossip and a salty Nantucket flavor."—Publishers Weekly