Death On A Vineyard Beach by Philip R CraigDeath On A Vineyard Beach by Philip R Craig

Death On A Vineyard Beach

byPhilip R Craig

Mass Market Paperback | June 1, 1997

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Bullets and Bouquets

There is no room for murder on a honeymoon.

When J.W. Jackson foils an attempt to terminate former mob boss Luciano Marcus on the steps of Boston's Symphony Hall, it puts a definite damper on Jackson's and bride Zee Madieras's newlywedded bliss'especially when the mayhem follows them back home to Martha's Vineyard.

A part-time Vineyard resident himself, Marcus wants J.W. to find out who is behind the botched hit'an assignment the laid-back ex-cop can't refuse, since lady love Zee saw one of the would-be assassins and is now in peril herself. But with everyone from gangland rivals to Wampanoag Indians wishing Marcus harm, keeping the circling island sharks from the kill might be more than J.W. can handle.

Philip R. Craig grew up on a small cattle ranch near Durango, Colorado, before going off to college at Boston University, where he was an All-American fencer. He earned his M.F.A. at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. A recently retired professor of English at Wheelock College in Boston, he and his wife Shirley now live year-rou...
Title:Death On A Vineyard BeachFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.56 inPublished:June 1, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0380728737

ISBN - 13:9780380728732

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The sixth book in the popular series set on Martha's Vineyard, starring ex-cop J.W. Jackson. Alterations in the bank accounts of two young women have led to their deaths, so when an extra $100,000 shows up in his lady love's bankbook, J.W. has cause for alarm.

Editorial Reviews

"Refreshing . . . An entertaining mystery with a dab of romance . . . Skillfully weaving indian lore with local interest and atmosphere . . . and Craig can mix a motivation and scramble a subplot with the best of them." ?"Dallas Morning News""Appealing ... The humanization of the gangsterfamily, the peeks behind the Vineyard facades, and thebeach environment will win those who like their read-ing to be as leisurely as a long summer's afternoon."-- "Boston Herald""One of the most underrated writers inthe genre ... Craig is a consummate storyteller."-- "Murder & Mayhem"