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Vineyard Chill Enjoyable read I liked it a lot I may readin the series. Because of Mr Craig s death in 2007, this is the last of an excellent series of JW Jackson stories Thanks to his family for publishing the last of his manuscripts There were two story lines in this book, one involving JW s long time friend who showed up for a surprise visit and the other about a missing woman and his pal Bonzo JW continues to be the loyal friend, good husband, father, and investigator The is minimal development of the peripheral continuing characters, such as Bonzo, Dom, th Because of Mr Craig s death in 2007, this is the last of an excellent series of JW Jackson stories Thanks to his family for publishing the last of his manuscripts There were two story lines in this book, one involving JW s long time friend who showed up for a surprise visit and the other about a missing woman and his pal Bonzo JW continues to be the loyal friend, good husband, father, and investigator The is minimal development of the peripheral continuing characters, such as Bonzo, Dom, the Edgartown police chief who did not appear in this episode , or Joe Begay, but the growth of JW, Zee, and their children adds to the enjoyment of the tales Three recipes are included in most of the books, though I have not tried any The entire series is an enjoyable read if you re planning to spend some time on Martha s Vineyard or even if you re not I m very sorry to reach the end of this series Craig s characters are personable and complex, and I even forgive him the occasional uncredited citing of a phrase from one of the classics The Martha s Vineyard locations are vivid, and the mysteries quite compelling And I ve never heard so much about fishing, clamming, and cooking the fruits of the sea Now for a Luksusowa with an olive in it I loved all the Martha s Vineyard books by Philip R Craig His death was a great loss to the literary community and I will miss this great series J.W Jackson and his family will live forever in my mind. An old friend of J.W s appears and later so do some criminals on his tail Add into the mix the resolution of a year old murder and it s a busy time on Martha s Vineyard Sadly, this is the last book in the series as the author passed away before this one was released. The first time I read this book, I was so sad because I knew that it would be the last one in the series, Philip R Craig having passed away while the book was in production This time, I was able to enjoy spending time with J.W., his family, and Martha s Vineyard I recommend the whole series, because the characters are likable, though J.W has his own approach to things like loyalty and ethics It s also a great description of the Vineyard as seen by the year round people, and you re unlikely The first time I read this book, I was so sad because I knew that it would be the last one in the series, Philip R Craig having passed away while the book was in production This time, I was able to enjoy spending time with J.W., his family, and Martha s Vineyard I recommend the whole series, because the characters are likable, though J.W has his own approach to things like loyalty and ethics It s also a great description of the Vineyard as seen by the year round people, and you re unlikely to guess the ending I would begin either at the beginning or earlier in the series to truly appreciate this one Had to read the last Craig book, but nothing special. as always an enjoyable read Have read all of Craig s JW Johnson mysteries Sadly this is his last as he passed away May of 2007 Quick reads, Vineyard history and present insanity, and recipies What m could you ask for on the beach or on a rainy afternoon. For year round Vineyard residents J W Jackson and his wife, Zee, winter brings its own beauty, with uncrowded streets, pristine snowy landscapes, and long, cozy nights by the fire It can also bring danger There s a chill in the air one January day when JW receives a surprising visit from long ago pal Clay Stockton Thrice divorced and still living on the edge, Clay has come to JW not to relive the reckless days of their youth but to ask JW for help He s in big trouble and needs to lie low on the VineyardAnd it isn t just Clay who needs JW s assistance JW s pal Bonzo has made a frightening discovery that may lead to the whereabouts of Nadine Gibson, a young woman who went missing on the Vine yard almost a year ago Bonzo once took Nadine bird watching, and the circumstances connecting Nadine s disappearance to Bonzo are enough to make him a person of interest to the policeWith two friends in trouble and his own family receiving threats, JW must summon all of his investigative skills to try to restore order to his beloved island home, where fishing and good food should always take precedence over murderFeaturing Craig s trademark mix of wit, suspense, and Vineyard ambiance, Vineyard Chill is a marvelous tribute to a much loved author whose passion for mystery and Martha s Vineyard enriches every page


About the Author: Philip R. Craig

Author Philip R Craig passed away on May 8, 2007 after a brief battle with cancer Phil left three completed novels, which have now all been published posthumously Vineyard Stalker came out in June of 2007 just after Phil s death Third Strike, co written with Bill Tapply, came out in November of 2007 The final J.W Jackson mystery, Vineyard Chill, is on the shelves now Another J.W book is partially written, and may someday be completed by his family per his instructions, so stay tuned Delish, the cookbook co written with Phil s wife Shirley Prada Craig, is also still available The Philip R Craig website will be maintained as a tribute to my father and his many fans Jamie Craig


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