Philip Craig's best-selling mystery series reveals a side of Martha's Vineyard that summer folk rarely see. A retired policeman, J.W. lives a quiet life on the Vineyard with his wife and children. But he can't resist investigating the unusual crimes that occur in this quaint land of prime real estate.
Summer is a distant memory. Thanksgiving has come and gone. Hunting season is in full swing on the Vineyard. And some of the prey is human. Ex-cop, chef, and dedicated angler J.W. Jackson would do anything for his old 'Nam buddy and fishing companion Joe Begay. But when Joe asks to be smuggled back onto the Vineyard in secret, J.W. knows there's big trouble brewing. After his tour of duty officially ended, Joe was involved in highly sensitive covert...
When residents clash with a powerful development agency, year-round islander J. W. Jackson becomes embroiled in the conflict. After one company executive is shot at and another is stabbed to death, J. W. has to take action to restore peace.
With two friends in trouble and his own family receiving threats, J.W. Jackson must summon all of his investigative skills to try to restore order to his beloved Vineyard island home, where fishing and good food should always take precedence over murder.