Windjammer Mystery Series: Book 5
A Gripping Sea Adventure Set on the Gulf of Maine
Homicide Detective Brie Beaumont returns in a riveting psychological thriller featuring a cast of dark and troubled characters.
Something feels amiss about the group of seven friends who charter Maine Wind for a late season cruise that turns deadly when one of them is lost overboard. While making for homeport, Brie investigates a case that becomes more enigmatic at every turn. As she drills down through layers of hatred, mistrust, and deception, old crimes come to light, and tensions ratchet up with each passing hour. When a storm looms at sea, the closed environment of the ship weighs heavy on them all as death stalks this ill-fated cruise.
“Dead Astern is the book Agatha Christie might have written if she’d loved the sea and had known how to trim a sail.”
William Kent Krueger
New York Times Bestselling Author of the Cork O’Connor Mysteries
(2015) Apparition Island
Windjammer Mystery Series: Book 4
A chilling tale of murder unfolds during a fierce September hurricane on the Maine coast in this haunting story of two deaths mysteriously bound together by the long reach of time. As Hurricane Ivan bears down on the coast, the crew of the Maine Wind retrieves the body of a young woman from the sea. Who is she and how did she die?
Award-winning author Jenifer LeClair delivers a taut thriller set against the rugged Maine coast and the Bay of Fundy—a landscape both beautiful and unforgiving. Detective Brie Beaumont teams with the Maine State Police to investigate a grisly murder ‘away’ Down East near the village of Tucker Harbor, Maine.
Homicide detective Brie Beaumont is back sailing aboard the Maine Wind in a gripping novel set against the remote and beautiful backdrop of the Maine coast. 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.
High seas adventure turns to high stakes sleuthing when a beautiful but troubled homicide detective and a New England sea captain join forces in this award-winning debut mystery set on the coast of Maine.