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Darcy Scott is a live-aboard sailor and experienced ocean cruiser who’s sailed to Grenada and back on a whim, island-hopped through the Caribbean, and been struck by lightning in the middle of the Gulf Stream. Her favorite cruising ground remains the coast of Maine, however, and her appreciation of the history and rugged beauty of its sparsely populated out-islands serves as inspiration for her Maine Island Mystery Series, which includes 2012’s award-winning Matinicus ("Best Mystery," 2013 Indie Book Awards; "Bronze Award for Regional Fiction," 2013 IPPY Awards,)and the newly-released Reese’s Leap. Book three, Ragged Island, is currently in the works. Her debut novel, Hunter Huntress, was published in June, 2010 by Snowbooks, Ltd., UK. Lear...more

So okay, I’ve just finished building my first dry-laid stone wall, which I’ve decided is actually a lot like the process of writing a novel. First I divide and organize the raw material (rocks/manuscript notes) and make a general plan which I may or may not end up following. Then as I begin fitting things together, I place countless pieces I later rearrange or decide to save for another spot.... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.16 · 109 ratings · 52 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Matinicus --  An Island Mys...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Reese's Leap—An Island Myst...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Hunter Huntress
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Matinicus --  An Island Mys... Reese's Leap—An Island Mystery
Island Mystery Series (2 books)
4.096774193548387 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 93 ratings

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Maine Lobster Festival
Author appearance, August 01, 2014 12:00PM
Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine, Harbor Park, Rockland, Maine, Rockland, ME, US

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Darcy's Recent Updates

Darcy Scott is now friends with Ellie O'Leary
date: March 24, 2014 09:45AM
location: Palm-Aire Country Club, Sarasota, FL (via Skype), FL, The United States
description: A book group discussion via Skype of "Matinicus," the first book of the Maine Island Mysteries.
Reese's Leap—An Island Mystery by Darcy Scott
" The story becomes quite suspenseful as events spin out of control for the five women who are vacationing on Mystery Island and who don't know the reason for being targeted by a strange intruder.

A good plot, though improbable in parts, fuels the no... " Read more of this review »
Reese's Leap—An Island Mystery by Darcy Scott
" Darcy Scott pens "Reese's Leap" in a fast paced, well written plot filled with suspense and mystery. Between her characters that were very well developed, believable and likable and the story line that was filled with twists, turns and the suspens... " Read more of this review »
Matinicus --  An Island Mystery by Darcy Scott
" You can do it: List great books from the genre of "creepy island murder mystery with historical geneology subplots." (The Weight of Water, The Shipping News, And Then There Were None, etc.)

Now go ahead and add Matinicus to the top of this list! I... " Read more of this review »
"Hi Kristen, and thanks for the great review! The paperback version of "Matinicus" actually IS available on Amazon (as well as small indie bookstores i...more "
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Surface Tension by Christine Kling
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Surface Tension by Christine Kling
Surface Tension (Seychelle Sullivan, #1)
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"Hi. Looking for mystery lovers interested in reviewing the first two books in my Maine Island Mystery Series ("Matinicus" and the newly released "Rees...more "
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"Hi. Looking for mystery lovers interested in reviewing the first two books in my Maine Island Mystery Series ("Matinicus" and the newly released "Rees...more "
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“who's this dub?" "Lawyer." Lawyer? I glance to Al for clarification but he's clearly as bewildered as I am. (argument amongst other fishermen) John heads toward the door, then turns, points to me. "You're alright. Only lawyer I ever seen could keep his yap shut longer than thirty seconds.”
Darcy Scott, Matinicus -- An Island Mystery

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