Ex-cop J.W. Jackson searches for answers after a mysterious and deadly boat explosion on Martha’s Vineyard.
During his career as a Boston cop, Jeff “J.W.” Jackson saw enough of the evil that men do to last a lifetime. So he retired to the serenity of Martha’s Vineyard to spend his days fishing for blues. But when a local’s boat mysteriously explodes off the coast, killing an amiable young drifter, Jackson finds himself reluctantly drawn back into the investigative trade.
Philip R. Craig grew up on a small cattle ranch near Durango, Colorado, before going off to college at Boston University, where he was an All American fencer. He earned his M.F.A. at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. Craig was professor emeritus of English at Wheelock College in Boston before retiring with wife Shirley to Martha’s Vineyard, where he is well-remembered for his acclaimed Martha’s Vineyard Mystery series.