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The Off-Islander

(An Andy Roark Mystery #1)

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In Peter Colt’s gritty, gripping new series set along the New England coast, a Boston-born Vietnam veteran and P.I. is hired to find a missing father—but may find far more than he bargained for . . .

Boston, 1982. Private investigator Andy Roark has spent the past decade trying to rediscover his place in the world. In Vietnam, there was order and purpose. Everything—no mat
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Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Expected publication: September 24th 2019 by Kensington
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Sandy
Andy Roark is just a guy doing the best he can. A stint in Vietnam left him a changed man & after a short career as a cop, he decided it would be better to work for himself as a PI. So he picks & chooses low level cases that support his simple life.

Andy & best friend Danny Sullivan grew up in the tough area of Boston known as Southie. While Andy went off to war, Danny went to college & became a successful lawyer. So what if most of his clients are of the “I’m gonna make him an of
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Bailey Ritter
I received this book in a Goodreads giveaway from Kensington Publishing Group. This book is the first in a new Andy Roark series and comes out 09/24/2019.

The Off-Islander was a decent book, just not a type of book that I enjoyed reading but others might. Private investigator and Vietnam Vet, Andy Roark is tasked with finding the runaway father of a wealthy and prominent woman. Andy's case doesn't go as planned and is not quite exactly what he thought in searching for a fellow veteran.
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Jennifer
Sep 08, 2019 rated it it was ok
I received this book as an advanced readers copy in exchange for my honest review.

The Off-Islander follows a private investigator named Andy Roarke who is also a Vietnam veteran. He is tasked with searching for the runaway father of a prominent woman. Needless to say the search doesn't go as planned and involves many unexpected encounters and relationships.

While I didn't enjoy this book, there are aspects that others may truly enjoy. It is heavily laden down with images and scenes from Vietnam
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Sharon
Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Well written and enjoyable book provides an engaging story in the style of times past. Strong characters and interesting storyline will provide readers answers to questions as well as a worthwhile and satisfying reading experience. Recommended 5 star read.

My thanks to goodreads and this book's giveaway sponsors for the opportunity to obtain an advance readers copy of this book. This reader looks forward to the next book in this series.
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Peter Colt is currently a police officer in a small New England city where he has worked since 2007. He spent over twenty years in the Army reserve and was deployed to Kosovo in 2000, where he was attached to the Russian Army. He was deployed to Iraq in 2003 and again in 2008. He was fortunate to get to know many Vietnam vets and U.S. Army Special forces soldiers. He lived on Nantucket Island from ...more