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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (92 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Cynthia Riggs Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries Release Date:
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Victoria Trumbull, a ninety-two-year-old native of Martha’s Vineyard, and her granddaughter, Elizabeth, spot a man in trouble near the top of a cliff. Elizabeth goes for help, but the man dies before he can be rescued. The man had been hired as a consultant on the proposed building of a controversial casino. The police call it an accident, but his death is just the first in what becomes a series of baffling murders.

Victoria, now a deputy police officer after proving her value in fighting crime on the island, is on the case, assisted by her Native American friend Dojan Minnowfish. Her new official position gives her the confidence to take risks that horrify the police chief. But Victoria compensates for her physical limitations by out-thinking the murderers.

Murders involving a Harley Davidson and Indian motorcyclists’ rally, tribal disputes, squabbling developers, and deeply buried family secrets are only part of the allure of this charming mystery. As in her previous books, Cynthia Riggs captures the rich and varied setting of Martha’s Vineyard—from colorful Gay Head cliffs to the motorcyclists’ campground where Indian pipes blossom and die—in this stunning sixth Victoria Trumbull adventure.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Warm and witty…Lovely descriptions of the Vineyard in the fall, plenty of suspenseful action, and a cast of eccentric supporting characters, including the bikers’ tough college-professor leader, help make this another winner.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Entertaining…Porter is a skilled narrator, and the story is engaging.”

    AudioFile

  • “This sixth book in a series…captures the local sense of community and presents an intriguing mystery that keeps readers guessing.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Angela | 8/25/2013

    " If you're into mysteries, this might be for you. As I am not a huge mystery reader, I was not pulled into the story as much as I would have liked. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Diane | 3/26/2012

    " This mystery was a bit less convoluted than the last. I still like Victoria and the people she knows. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Grey853 | 4/21/2011

    " The protagonist is 92, but pretty lively. It had an interesting set up, but the execution was rather lame. I just thought there was was too much repetition and the culprit was pretty obvious from the start. It was okay, but I doubt I'll read the rest of the series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Diane | 1/4/2011

    " This mystery was a bit less convoluted than the last. I still like Victoria and the people she knows. "

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About the Author
Author Cynthia Riggs

Cynthia Riggs, a thirteenth-generation Islander, lives on Martha’s Vineyard in her family homestead, now a bed-and-breakfast catering to poets and writers. She has a degree in geology from Antioch College, an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College, and a US Coast Guard masters license.