Murder in Hum Harbour - eBook
Murder in Hum Harbour - eBook  -     By: Jayne E. Self
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There's a sleuth on the loose.

Part-time medical receptionist, part-time jewelry crafter, Gailynn MacDonald thinks she knows everything about everyone in Hum Harbour, Nova Scotia. That's the way she likes it. But when her former employer Doc Campbell turns up dead aboard his beached yacht, and her sister-in-law becomes the prime suspect, quirky, over-excitable Gailynn vows to unmask the killer. With Geoff Grant, Doc's handsome replacement, by her side Gailynn uncovers secrets and confronts childhood fears. And in the process she discovers that catching a killer is a lot like crafting her seaglass jewelry... it's all in the details.

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Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: Harbourlight Books
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781611161007
ISBN-13: 9781611161007

Publisher's Description

There's a sleuth on the loose.

Part-time medical receptionist, part-time jewelry crafter, Gailynn MacDonald thinks she knows everything about everyone in Hum Harbour, Nova Scotia. That's the way she likes it. But when her former employer Doc Campbell turns up dead aboard his beached yacht, and her sister-in-law becomes the prime suspect, quirky, over-excitable Gailynn vows to unmask the killer. With Geoff Grant, Doc's handsome replacement, by her side Gailynn uncovers secrets and confronts childhood fears. And in the process she discovers that catching a killer is a lot like crafting her seaglass jewelry it's all in the details.

Author Bio

Jayne E. Self lives with her husband and pets in a century-old manse tucked between a stone church and the Legion's cannon. Her three sons are grown, but still a big part of her life. She's a member of The Word Guild, Crime Writers of Canada, and this year she's assistant director of Write! Canada, Canada's largest Christian Writer's Conference. You can connect with Jayne, and her blog, at www.jayneself.com.

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  1. joyful334209
    FL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: Female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    JESUS sees all
    March 10, 2017
    joyful334209
    FL
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    What an incredibly audacious book - it is a mystery of mysteries. You have irritating (what people think Gai is with all her asking of questions and research she is doing to find the murderer), linear (the way the towns people think except for Gai), memorable (Doc was very memorable to everyone in town - mostly bad memories with many people left behind as suspects because of it - including Gai's own family), outgoing (Gai has an outgoing personality with her own business of making jewelry, working as a medical billing person and an amateur detective and most of all lover of all HOLY - GOD), will Gai be able to fight through the towns secrets to find out who killed her old boss? Will something happen with her and her old bosses replacement? ya'll this book is packed and I do mean packed full of nucks and cranys of information - like the town - the weather - the details are exquisite, so worth your time. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review from NetGalley.
  2. Joann
    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Good read
    July 30, 2012
    Joann
    DeFuniak Springs, Florida
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    A very good book. I love a good mystery. This had mystery, romance and humor all combined in one book. Look forward to more by this author.
  3. The Phantom Paragrapher
    Tauranga, New Zealand
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A great Christian Cozy Mystery
    January 1, 2012
    The Phantom Paragrapher
    Tauranga, New Zealand
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Wanting a Cozy ( I've decided to adopt the American spelling as to me our way with an "s" just doesn't look right) Mystery to read ? One that will have you guessing the murdered right up to the last page as it seems in the small community of Hum Harbour - everybody is a murder suspect and they all seem to have very good reasons for wanting the deceased to be well Dead.

    The story starts with main character Gailynn aka Gai finding the former Doc's boat stuck in the reef, this strikes her as odd since he's supposed to be sailing off into the sunshine for his retirement. Upon closer inspection, Gai discovers the Doc dead and soon his death has been ruled from accident to homicide . Who wanted the Doc dead ? As Gai seems to be the only one that cared about the Doc , she decides to get to the bottom of it - but it seems that the only way for her to actually get towards the truth of what happened is to delve deeper into the business of the community of Hum Harbour and it seems like everybody has something to hide from financial troubles to unfaithful husbands to law suits. Soon Gai will realise that the people she loved or trusted are not what they seem and what will happen when she discovers the two people she loved most in the world are the ones that she should be scared or worried about rather than the rest of the residents of Hum Harbour ? So, readers in order to find out who killed the Doc, you will have to turn the pages of this fast-paced thriller "Murder in Hum Harbour". A mystery that you won't want to or be able to for a better word , put down.
  4. Janet Sketchley
    Canada
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A fun read - Canadian setting
    October 3, 2011
    Janet Sketchley
    Canada
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is a short romantic suspense, perhaps a little longer than a Love Inspired book. As such, there's not a lot of room for multiple plot lines. Both the mystery and the romance work well, and I like the author's touches of humour (Cousin Mimi names her Daschunds Oscar, Meyer and Frank).

    Canadian author Jayne E. Self does a fine job of bringing the characters of the small, coastal town of Hum Harbour to life, and she absolutely nails the feel of the setting.

    The novel is told first-person from Gailynn's point of view, and she's an enjoyable narrator. She's impulsive, independent, and in over her head with this mystery.

    I look forward to reading the next novel in the Seaglass Mysteries series, to see what misadventures Gailynn gets herself into but also to see how things work out for some of the other inhabitants of the town.

    [Review copy provided by the author in exchange for a fair review.]
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