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Linda Greenlaw Newsletter
July 2008
New from Linda Greenlaw...
Now in Hardcover: FISHERMAN'S BEND
Now in Paperback: SLIPKNOT
See Linda Greenlaw On Her 30-Stop Tour
Newsletter Contest

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New from Linda Greenlaw...
Summer just isn't complete without a trip to the beach, a nice cold drink, and a fantastic mystery to keep your mind firmly out of the real world. This summer, you can spend your long, hot days with Jane Bunker, the heroine in Linda Greenlaw's new mysteries.

This new mystery series features everything readers want: a great setting, wonderful characters, an authentic and original detective -- and a story that will keep them on the edge of their seats.

Jane Bunker gave up her job as a Miami detective and moved to a town in Maine, where she was sure her life would be quiet and peaceful. After all, she was trying to get away from all the murder and mayhem of the big city. But she's quickly learning that her small town is full of big secrets -- and plenty of crime. You can read about her in SLIPKNOT, Greenlaw's first mystery, now in paperback, and in FISHERMAN'S BEND, now available in hardcover.

As she proved in THE HUNGRY OCEAN, no one knows the sea like Linda Greenlaw. And as she proved in THE LOBSTER CHRONICLES, no one has a better way with the telling details of Maine village life. Now with the Jane Bunker series, she's got that same signature style and talent for weaving together a great story into just the kind of beach reads any mystery-lover will want to devour.

Enjoy!

Now in Hardcover: FISHERMAN'S BEND
When former Miami homicide detective Jane Bunker left her big city life for Green Haven, Maine, she thought she was also leaving behind the pollution, noise, and dead bodies.

Well -- as any New Englander will tell you -- two out of three ain't bad.

After solving a murder and surviving a couple of attempts on her life (recounted in the bestselling mystery SLIPKNOT), Jane Bunker believes she's finally earned a respite from murder and intrigue. But if she thinks it's time for her to soak up the peace and quiet she's been seeking, she should think again.

On her way back from a routine investigation into some smashed equipment, Jane takes a moment to appreciate the beauty of a Maine autumn -- there's the sublime rainbow foliage of the highlands, the serene reflections of the setting sun on the bay's gentle waves, the elegant silhouette of a lobster boat on the bay. But her calm lasts only as long as it takes for Jane to make the chilling discovery that the vessel is in serious trouble with nobody aboard -- and that its owner has vanished without a trace.

And that's the least of the mysteries. A young mariner dead of a heroin overdose; the real agenda of a charismatic Indian leader; a missing bait iron and a corpse painted red -- nothing is what it seems.

FISHERMAN'S BEND brings us Greenlaw's pitch-perfect ear for all things maritime. From the eccentric denizens of little Green Haven -- Audrey, the punk rock waitress, the delightful Vickersons with their all-mussel cookbook -- to the dark undercurrents that run beneath this seemingly idyllic coastal village, Greenlaw's flair for combining humor and Down East flavor with roller-coaster suspense makes this a mystery that will grab you hook, line, and sinker.

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Now in Paperback: SLIPKNOT
The exciting debut of a snappy, spirited, and irresistible mystery series from beloved and bestselling author Linda Greenlaw.

In her bestselling nonfiction book ALL FISHERMEN ARE LIARS, Linda Greenlaw confessed a desire to write fiction -- and readers responded with an enthusiastic "Please do!" At last, she satisfies their hunger with this sharp-witted, compulsively readable mystery, the first in a series featuring marine investigator Jane Bunker.

When Jane moves back to the sleepy Maine fishing community where she was born, it's to escape the seamy crime scenes and unsavory characters that crossed her path in Miami. Surely whatever crimes are committed in touristy, idyllic Green Haven won't involve anything as nasty as what she saw in Florida. It's a bit of a shock, then, when Nick Dow, the town drunk, turns up dead, and it's not the simple accident that everyone assumes it to be. Jane soon discovers that Dow wasn't even a drunk -- it was all an act. But why? And what does it have to do with a heated town hall meeting about fishing rights and paternity suits? The more Jane digs, the more confused she gets. Only two things are certain: Nothing is what it seems; and the whole town is in each other's business. But it's not until Jane impulsively hops on a boat with the killer -- a boat that suddenly heads out to sea -- that things become downright dangerous . . .


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See Linda Greenlaw On Her 30-Stop Tour
Thursday, July 3, 2008 | 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
PORT IN A STORM
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Sunday, July 6, 2008 | 12:30 PM
SHERMAN'S BOOKSTORE
56 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Monday, July 7, 2008 | 5:00 PM
MAINE COAST BOOKSHOP
158 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543

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509 Pendleton Point Road
Islesboro, ME 04848-5114

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BLUE HILL BOOKS
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Blue Hill, ME 04614

Friday, July 11, 2008 | 1:00 PM
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Belfast, ME 04915

Saturday, July 12, 2008 | 4:00 PM
OWL & TURTLE
32 Washington Street
Camden, ME 04843

Sunday, July 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM
RIVERRUN BOOKSTORE
7 Commercial Alley
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Monday, July 14, 2008 | 7:00 PM
WATER STREET BOOKS
125 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | 7:00 PM
WILLOW BOOKS
279 Great Road
Acton, MA 01720

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 | 7:00 PM
PORTER SQUARE BOOKS
25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140-1413

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 7:00 PM
GLOUCESTER BOOKSTORE
61 Main Street
Gloucester, MA 09130

Friday, July 18, 2008 | 12:00 PM
EDGARTOWN BOOKS
44 Main Street
Edgartown, MA 02539

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53 West Main Street
Mystic, CT 06355

Monday, July 21, 2008 | 10:00 AM
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2648 Main Street
Brewster, MA 02631

Tuesday, July 22, 2008 | 7:00 PM
RJ JULIA BOOKSELLERS
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | 7:00 PM
GIBSON'S BOOKSTORE
27 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Thursday, July 24, 2008 | 7:00 PM
JABBERWOCKY BOOKSHOP
50 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Friday, July 25, 2008 | 6:00 PM
BAKER BOOKS
69 State Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Saturday, July 26, 2008 | 6:00 PM
WHITE BIRCH BOOKS
2568 Main Street
N. Conway, NH 03860

Sunday, July 27, 2008 | 1:00 PM
FLYING PIG BOOKSTORE
5247 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT 05482

Monday, July 28, 2008 | 7:00 PM
TOADSTOOL BOOKSTORE
Lorden Plaza, Route 101A
Milford, NH 03055

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 | 7:00 PM
NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 | 12:00 PM
PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY/Books Etc. will handle the book sales
5 Monument Square
Portland, ME 04101

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | 8:00 PM
EGAN MARITIME FOUNDATION/Mitchells Book Corner will handle book sales
4 Winter Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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MYSTERY LOVERS BOOKSTORE/Coffee and Crime event
514 Allegheny River Boulevard
Oakmont, PA 15139

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Tuesday, August 5, 2008 | 7:30 PM
TATTERED COVER BOOKSTORE/COLFAX AVENUE STORE
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 | 7:00 PM
NONE SUCH BOOKS & CARDS
Mill Creek Shopping Center
50 Market Street
South Portland, ME 04106
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