POTSHOT, the Audio!

POTSHOT, the Audio!

“Gerry Boyle’s uncanny eye for the dangers that can lie just beneath the sleepy surfaces of rural Maine makes his fourth book about freelance journalist Jack McMorrow a marvelously mordant mystery. It’s not hard to swallow the back story that the impulsive McMorrow gave up a job with the New York Times to savor the charms and …

Listening to McMorrow, THE DEAD SAMARITAN, and Editing RANDOM ACT

Listening to McMorrow, THE DEAD SAMARITAN, and Editing RANDOM ACT

Hey all: Greetings from my neck of the Maine woods, where the summer has been especially delightful—and still there’s book news to report. So I’ll get right to it: LIFELINE has been released as an audio book by Anaba Publishing and producer Michael Smith. For this one, McMorrow No. 3, a young actor named Fern …

mcmorrowsmaine on Instagram

mcmorrowsmaine on Instagram

Hey all:  I spend a lot of time wandering as I decide where to send McMorrow. I walk the neighborhoods that don’t look like Vacationland. I look at beautiful vistas in forgotten places. I ponder as I drive. I drive as I ponder. And at the end of the day, I have a batch of …

McMorrow has his pedal to the metal

McMorrow has his pedal to the metal

And I do, too. Spring is looming in my neck of the Maine woods. Redwinged blackbirds are back, and a bufflehead was down at the inlet to the lake, the first bit of open water. It’s been a cold winter so the long days and shrinking snowpack are welcome—except for the time that’s flashing by. …

Nothing like a box of books

Nothing like a box of books

Hey all:   Greetings from my neck of the Maine woods. Just got back from a research jaunt Down East (for RANDOM ACT, McMorrow No. 12, coming fall 2018). Found a carton on the back step and ripped it open. Nothing like a box of new books! STRAW MAN has just been released in paperback …

Listen to Jack McMorrow

Hey all: Greetings from the frozen northland. Minus-17 this morning and wind at 9 mph out of the west. Yesterday the temp peaked at zero, but it was the wind that put a nip in the day.There’s cold and then there’s the wind. Popping in to let you all know that we’re moving forward with …