Jenifer LeClair; APPARITION ISLAND; Conquill Press (Fiction: Thriller) 15.00 ISBN: 9780990846109
Byline: Shannan Spitz
Inhabitants of a Maine island act as a backdrop to this tortured detective's journey through PTSD, in this mysterious thriller.
A Category 4 hurricane is just hours away from the coast of Maine, and Brie Beaumont is fulfilling her duties as second mate aboard the Maine Wind to help weather the storm. It is then that she sees the body of a woman floating in the water, a body that stirs up a web of secrets and a cold case from the late 1950s. Apparition Island, the gripping fourth book of Jenifer LeClair's Windjammer Mystery Series, is a tale of how the secrets of the past can haunt families for generations, with devastating effects.
Brie Beaumont is on leave from her job as a homicide detective with the Minneapolis Police Department. Using her previous skills as a Great Lakes sailor, she is taking advantage of a change of scenery and healing from a recent tragedy that left her with the lingering effects of PTSD. After encountering the body, she is called to dust off her badge and find out who the woman was and how she ended up in the Atlantic Ocean...