By Francine Mathews

​Francine Mathews' no-nonsense Nantucket police detective, Merry Folger, is again at the case after nineteen years. ​Death on Nantucket, the 5th Merry Folger secret, is filled with nearby attraction, a robust experience of neighborhood heritage, and foggy New England Island atmosphere. 

Spencer Murphy is a countrywide treasure. A well-known Vietnam warfare correspondent who escaped captivity in Southeast Asia, he made a fortune off of his books and tv appearances. yet Spence is starting to be forgetful with age; he’s began to wander or even fails to come back domestic one evening. while a physique is stumbled on at Step Above, the sprawling Murphy condominium close to Steps seashore, Nantucket police detective Meredith Folger is termed in to investigate.

The timing couldn’t be worse: It’s the Fourth of July, and travelers are arriving in droves to have fun on Nantucket’s shorelines, so the police strength is unfold skinny. On best of that Merry is making plans her marriage ceremony to cranberry farmer Peter Mason, and her new boss, an ex-Chicago police leader with an competitive administration method, appears attempting to strength her to give up. Merry can’t finish the Murphy research speedy adequate for him. As she grapples with a kin of unreliable storytellers—some incapable of recalling the previous, and others decided that it by no means be known—she suspects that the reality could be endlessly out of achieve, trapped within the failing mind of a guy whose complete existence could be a lie.

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