Tag Archives: Jack McMorrow

An Obituary for the JT

A particularly sad story came out of York County this week. The Journal Tribune will publish its last edition on October 12, putting an end to 135 years of local newsgathering in Biddeford, Saco and surrounding towns. As soon as … Continue reading

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Feel the Mystery Burn

Hello, friends: Gerry Boyle here. My friend Kate Flora graciously invited me to write something to coincide with the launch of ONCE BURNED, the new and 10th Jack McMorrow novel, to be released by Islandport Press next week. The book is … Continue reading

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Writing While You Work

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here. A little stiff from an afternoon mulling mystery ideas. Lower back. Biceps. It’s hard work, as you can tell from the photo at right. The mulling was done as I moved some of the five … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Perks

Hey, all. Gerry Boyle here, on a sultry July evening in Maine. Thunderstorms headed our way. Lightning on the horizon. Life is good. I’m here to tell you about the perks we get as writers, because I recently cashed in. … Continue reading

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Maine Visitors Ask: What, No Cabot Cove??

(Our Guest Blogger today is Paula Keeney, from Mainely Murders Bookstore in Kennebunk) It’s (almost) summer in Maine. That means the tourists are back and many are looking for some good summer/beach reads. How do you spell m-y-s-t-e-r-i-e-s? At Mainely … Continue reading

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Me and Travis McGee

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. The other day I’m chatting with the good people at the library in Scarborough, Maine, when I get the question, “Who are your influences?” I cut to the chase and tell them: “John D. MacDonald … Continue reading

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Maine, Where Your Neighbor Can Be a Mystery

Gerry Boyle here. Just back from a 30-mile bike ride. The miles fly by on the back roads in my part of Maine—woods, farms, cows, dogs (hopefully on chains), last week a near collision with a tractor pulling a load … Continue reading

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