Windjammer Mystery Series: Book 2
Award-winning author Jenifer LeClair delivers a gripping novel set against the remote and beautiful backdrop of the Maine coast.
Homicide detective Brie Beaumont is back sailing aboard the Maine Wind in another thrilling Windjammer Mystery.
Brie and the crew of the Maine Wind sail to Sentinel Island to help repair an old lighthouse whose previous owner died under mysterious circumstances. When Brie discovers that an artist and prominent member of the community has gone missing, she feels compelled to investigate. Drawn into the mysterious web of an island cabal and the pages of a secret journal, Brie is soon caught up in an undercurrent of broken dreams and hidden secrets. Using her keen investigative skills, she uncovers a mystery whose roots stretch back three decades encompassing shadowy connections to the black market art world, an illegal adoption, and a tragic love story. As a nor’easter bears down on the island, the action accelerates to a bone chilling climax in which Brie will pit herself against the fury of a ruthless killer.
“Intelligent and well-written . . . The strong, smart protagonist is homicide detective Brie Beaumont.”
—St. Paul Pioneer Press
“A strong sense of place and a fine little closed-room drama make this seafaring read a real pleasure.”
“Recommend this agreeable mixture of adventure and crime.”
“LeClair combines police procedure, finely-honed investigative skills, psychological insights, and suspense . . . in this haunting story of unrequited love, deceit, and murder.”
Midwest Book Award 2012 Finalist: Best Mystery/Thriller of the Year.
Independent Publishers Award 2012 Bronze Medal: Best Regional Fiction US Northeast.