Tag Archives: Bar Harbor


Bruce Robert Coffin here, wishing you all a happy November. I hope that you came out of our latest doozy of a storm relatively unscathed. Mother Nature has a habit of reminding us just how good we have it. Maybe … Continue reading

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Introducing Eggnog Murder and Christmas Traditions

by Barb, who’s finally admitting the days are getting shorter, the temperatures colder. Sigh. This is official Kensington release week for Eggnog Murder in hardcover, ebook and audiobook. The large print edition is coming in early December. Eggnog Murder is … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: October 1-2, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Maureen Milliken (Tuesday), Barb Ross  (Wednesday), Dick Cass (Thursday), and Lea Wait (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime Writers: … Continue reading

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Into the Flow

Last October I had the great pleasure of taking part in the first annual Murder by the Book, a two day event held at Bar Harbor’s historic Jesup Memorial Library. Is there anything more inspiring than autumn on the coast … Continue reading

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That Glamorous Writer’s Life …

Lea Wait, here.  Just returned from a book-related weekend. Unlike many Maine Crime Writers … I wasn’t at Bouchercon.  Instead, I was at the Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival. Attendance was a little lower than that at Bouchercon, the  mystery … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press! Photos from Murder by the Book

Brenda Buchanan, here, with some on-the-scene photos from Jesup Library in beautiful Bar Harbor, where many of us who kill on the page converged this weekend to participate in the inaugural Murder by the Book conference.       Many … Continue reading

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A New England Tradition: The Boston Post Cane

Lea Wait here. You know the stories you grew up with, the things that you thought everyone knew? Well, for me the story of the Boston Post Cane is one of those. I don’t remember when I first heard about The … Continue reading

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Mr. Rockefeller’s Roads — by Lea Wait

It all started, I was told by a Mainer with 5 generations of Bar Harbor carpenters in her genes, with a stubborn, pregnant, woman.  Never mind that her father-in-law was the founder of Standard Oil. Never mind that she could have … Continue reading

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America’s Agatha Christie by Julia Spencer-Fleming

I’m writing this in Bar Harbor, on Mount Desert Island, one of the spots that has defined “summering in Maine” for more than a century. I have a spectacular view of Frenchman’s Bay, with the sun rising over the islands, … Continue reading

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