Life up and down the Chesapeake Bay exists around the seamless tides. Except for regattas held in open coves and up the rivers in spring, boat traffic is mercantile. Huge container ships lumber up and down the mile-wide shipping channel twenty-four hours a day. At dusk and dawn, lights along the bowline can be seen without binoculars. Bay water, during all phases of the tides, slaps against the rickrack making sounds so unique that herons stand upon the rocks to sleep and whisper in thoughtless response. The second book in the Hush Hush Murders trilogy, Death in Yacht Haven is set down the road from Aunt Maree's water community home. Margaret has come to visit and to close up the house for winter. On an early December morning, Margaret finds a corpse batting against the main-mast of a docked Cruiser 31 in the marina. Upon further investigation, she also discovers that the disappearance of Maxim Barrier and appearance of out-of-town businessmen may not be coincidental. Edna May brings her insights to the mystery and private eye, Tory Wayles, to investigate.After scanning the diagram, she pulled out a pencil from her purse and marked the slip in the diagram with the letter x. After she pulled out one of the attachments, she put the folder back on Ednaa#39;s lap. With her finger, she pointed to the slip thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Death in Yacht Haven|
|Author||:||H. R. G. White|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2010-03|