"Scott's prose crackles with energy, and her sense of place is superb. The kind of book readers will tear through, only to find themselves hungry for more." -- Kirkus Reviews
"A tightly wrapped, exciting and suspenseful mystery hit." -- Kennebec Journal
"Scott...has a keen sense of humor, a knack for carefully woven plots, and a gift for creating vividly colorful, convincing characters. Put all that together, and she is a very entertaining storyteller." -- New Maine Times
"Matinicus is a must for modern literary fiction collections looking for something a bit offbeat." -- Midwest Book Review
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When he last spent time on Matinicus, an island off the coast of Maine so isolated its inhabitants refer to the mainland as "America," Gil Hodges (named after the baseball player) developed an intense crush on Rachel Leland, an artist who lives in the old Burgess place, the island's oldest house.Feb 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Matinicus - An Island Mystery...
Matinicus, a century-spanning double mystery steeped in Maine island lore, pits a renegade fishing community against an unhappy child-bride of the 1820s, a defiant twenty-first-century teen, and a hard-drinking botanist—Dr. Gil Hodges—who escapes to the island of Matinicus to avoid a crazed ex-lo...Sep 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Matinicus - An Island Mystery...
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