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Death on Nantucket

(2017)
(The fifth book in the Merry Folger series)
A novel by

 
 
Spencer Murphy is a national treasure. A famous correspondent during the Vietnam War who escaped captivity in Southeast Asia, he made a fortune off of his books and television appearances. But Spence is growing forgetful with age; he's started to wander and even fails to come home one night.

When a body is discovered at Step Above, the sprawling Murphy house near Steps Beach, Nantucket police detective Meredith Folger is called in to investigate. The timing couldn't be worse: It's the Fourth of July, Merry's planning her wedding to cranberry farmer Peter Mason, and her new police chief is gunning for her job. Merry is inclined to call the death at Step Above a tragic accident until another member of the Murphy clan comes to a brutal end. As Merry grapples with a family of unreliable storytellers - some incapable of recalling the past and others determined that it never be known - she suspects that the truth may be forever out of reach, trapped in the failing brain of a man whose whole life may be a lie.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Wonderful...Nantucket and its impenetrable fog and characters come to life." - Diane Mott Davidson


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Used availability for Francine Mathews's Death on Nantucket

Hardback Editions

June 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Death on Nantucket (A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery)
Author(s): Francine Mathews
ISBN: 1-61695-737-9 / 978-1-61695-737-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Death on Nantucket (A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery)
Author(s): Francine Mathews
ISBN: 1-61695-899-5 / 978-1-61695-899-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Death on Nantucket
Author(s): Francine Mathews
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Death on Nantucket
Author(s): Francine Mathews
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Death on Nantucket
Author(s): Francine Mathews
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death on Nantucket (A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery Book 5)
Author(s): Francine Mathews
Publisher: Soho Crime
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