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Where Did The Summer Go?

As I sit here on the evening of the first day of autumn, watching this year’s potato crop being harvested, I can’t help but ask, “Where did the summer go?” Up here in The County we joke that “I overslept … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Elaine

It was a sultry August night in a small Maine town. A lazy breeze barely flirted with the humidity. It was too damn hot to cook. Having showered off the grit and salt accumulated during a hike followed by a swim in the cold Atlantic, … Continue reading

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A ‘Day’ in Baxter State Park

What a summer! On top of everything else, I stopped to pull some orphans and nuns out of a burning station wagon right as it was about to go over a waterfall and strained my arm. Okay, I didn’t. I … Continue reading

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A Day in Belgrade Lakes

When the Maine Crime Writers were asked to write posts for our summer series “A Day In…” my choice was obvious. E.B. White, 75 year ago, wrote an essay about Belgrade Lakes, “Once More to the Lake.” He’d taken his … Continue reading

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Hello Maine summer, courtesy of EB White

We Maine Crime Writers live in a dark place — both geographically and mentally. One of the things that makes Maine so delicious for mystery settings is its deep darkness. There are a lot of short days, a lot of … Continue reading

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