Cap'n Eri is one of three old sea captains who, in need of a housekeeper, advertise for a wife. The humorous complications that ensue, the fresh portrayal of the Cape Cod atmosphere and characters, and passages of convincing realism in an unpretentious but well-told story make the book a best seller.
DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
Keziah Coffin by Joseph Crosby Lincoln is a story set in Cape Cod with simple yet light writing. Lincoln writes about the life of Mrs. Keziah Coffin and her life as a seamstress in a sleepy town by the sea. Excerpt: "She was on her knees, her calico dress sleeves, patched and darned, but clean, rolled back, uncovering a pair of plump, strong arms, a saucer of tacks before her, and a tack hammer with a claw head in her hand. She was taking up the carpet....
In Punch with Care, Asey suspects the Douglasses of foul play when the corpse of their house guest turns up in an antique railroad car, punched ticket in her hand. When this singular cadaver abruptly vanishes, things really begin to get complicated--and threatening.
Fair Harbor is a novel by Joseph Crosby Lincoln. Lincoln was an American writer of novels, rhymes and short stories. Excerpt: "The old white horse-like the whisk broom and the Rogers group, a part of the furniture of the General Minot place-plodded along the dusty road and the blue truck-wagon rolled and rattled behind him. Captain Kendrick, settling his invalid limbs in the most comfortable fashion, lay back upon the seaweed and stared at the sky...
"The road from Wellmouth Centre to East Wellmouth is not a good one; even in dry weather and daylight it is not that. For the first two miles it winds and twists its sandy way over bare hills, with cranberry swamps and marshy ponds in the hollows between. Then it enters upon a three-mile stretch bordered with scrubby pines and bayberry thickets, climbing at last a final hill to emerge upon the bluff with the ocean at its foot. And, fringing that bluff...
"Buff" Orpington arrived in picturesque Quanomet to find the little Cape Cod town in ferment. A stupendous pageant of American history was being staged, and the inhabitants of Quanomet had time and thought for nothing else. But all was not as it should be in the small community. There had been more curious incidents than could be attributed to the usual petty jealousies and maneuverings for the best parts and positions. Quanomet was, in fact, in
DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Depot Master" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
"The story of a financier's young son, disgraced by his father's ruin, who seeks to simplify his life and live it anew among the village folk out at the Cape... [I]n the coming of the man from New York and his daughter, young Roscoe Paine finds interest, adventure, romance, and a return to the business talent that has been his father's heritage..." -- amazon.com
"There's been no shortage of trouble on Cape Cod this March. A house party of men and women has been snowed in - and cut off from the outside world. The host is murdered. Poisoning, the doctor says; probably arsenic. But almost everyone is found to have arsenic among his or her possessions." --Book Jacket.