Mind Over Mussels

Mind Over Mussels

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

Nothing big ever happens in The Shores. Ceilidhs, yes. Killings, no. That all changes when amateur sleuth, Hy McAllister trips over a body on the beach and tumbles head first into a murder case. Cottager Lance Lord, dressed like Jimi Hendrix, has had his head split open with an axe. As Hurricane Angus storms up the coast, Hy and Mountie Jane Jamieson vie against the elements to uncover the murderer in a village where almost everyone has something to hide. Hilary MacLeod is a writer and former journalist who divides her time between a cabin in the woods near Ameliasburgh, Ontario, and a house in Sea View, Prince Edward Island. She is a professor of Media Studies at Loyalist College. Her first book, Revenge of the Lobster Lover, won the CBC Book Club Bookies Award for Best Mystery. Canadian author.
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All is Clam

All is Clam

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

It's Christmas at The Shores. There's no snow yet, but there are so many outdoor lights that the tiny coastal village can be seen from space. Apart from Ian Simmons' place, there's only one house in the village that isn't lit up. It's been dark for years. That's about to change. Wild Rose Cottage is about to come to life, and death. Meanwhile, the villagers wish for snow to complete the Christmas portrait. When it comes, it's with the body of newcomer, Fitz Fitsimmons, a former acrobat turned bully and drunk. Mountie Jane Jamieson has seen murder here before, but none where she'd rather not catch the killer. Hilary MacLeod is a writer and former journalist who divides her time between a cabin in the woods near Ameliasburgh, Ontario, and a house in Sea View, Prince Edward Island. She is a professor of Media Studies at Loyalist College. Her first book, Revenge of the Lobster Lover, won the CBC Book Club Bookies Award for Best Mystery. Canadian author.
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Revenge of the Lobster

Revenge of the Lobster

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

It's lobster season at The Shores, a fishing village isolated from The Island in a storm surge. Parker, a collector of antiquities, moved there with his partner Guillaume, a chef just out of rehab. "Hy" McAllister, a writer looking for lobster recipes for a newsletter, also needs a speaker for her Women's Institute meeting. Enter Camilla, founder of the Lobster Liberation Legion. The legion starts freeing lobsters from their traps, angering the villagers and the man who runs Parker's fisheries empire. In the events that follow, a hidden connection between Parker, Guillaume and Camilla is revealed. Hilary MacLeod is a writer and former journalist who divides her time between a cabin in the woods near Ameliasburgh, Ontario, and a house in Sea View, Prince Edward Island. She is a professor of Media Studies at Loyalist College. Her first book, Revenge of the Lobster Lover, won the CBC Book Club Bookies Award for Best Mystery. Canadian author.
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Cod Only Knows

Cod Only Knows

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

Finally! A new book in the popular Shores Mysteries series!For the first time in thirty years, all the signs have returned to the waters off The Shores. Signs of a presumed gone, possibly legendary giant cod.A photograph is the only evidence the big one ever existed. The Shores's mysterious Abel Mack almost landed the most giant of the giant cod the last time they appeared.At all costs, two powerful men with competing interests are after the biggest cod. They are closing in on The Shores—but the fisherman is missing.Ninety-year-old Abel Mack has disappeared. At the best of times, Abel is there one minute, gone the next. His best friends and family are not sure they would recognize him if they found him.Is he dead, by foul play or misadventure, or dead of exposure, as Mountie Jane Jamieson suspects? Or is he alive and sure to return, as his wife Gus Mack insists? Does the never-at-home Abel even exist outside Gus's memory or imagination, Hy McAllister...
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Something Fishy

Something Fishy

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

Herrings are falling from the sky over The Shores – an unusual phenomenon anywhere, but especially so in this case. A newcomer, Anton Paradis, has set up a restaurant that specializes in dangerous dining, cooking up food that can kill to tantalize the palates of wealthy clients. It's a recipe for death. Someone's bound to get hurt. Someone does. Oddly, the victim dies laughing. By accident or design? Mountie Jane Jamieson's suspects it's no accident. But could there really be another murder at The Shores? All the while, a wind turbine slices its blades over the cape, menacing the villagers with its eerie presence. Death is in the wind as well as on the dinner plate.
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Bodies and Sole

Bodies and Sole

Hilary MacLeod

Mystery & Thrillers

The Shores is celebrating a killer 200th anniversary. A skull tossed up on the beach sparks a heritage murder investigation. Meanwhile, serial widow Vera Gloom moves into the village with her three ex- husbands. Are they one big happy family? Amateur sleuth, Hy McAllister has her doubts, and things get even more interesting when Vera starts working on husband number four. Hy has to convince Mountie Jane Jamieson that these people are more than just a little dysfunctional-- before it’s too late. Hilary MacLeod is a writer and former journalist who divides her time between a cabin in the woods near Ameliasburgh, Ontario, and a house in Sea View, Prince Edward Island. She is a professor of Media Studies at Loyalist College. Her first book, Revenge of the Lobster Lover, won the CBC Book Club Bookies Award for Best Mystery. Canadian author.
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