It is queer, but Captain Cy himself doesn't remember whether the day was Tuesday or Wednesday. Asaph Tidditt's records ought to settle it, for there was a meeting of the board of selectmen that day, and Asaph has been town clerk in Bayport, since the summer before the Baptist meeting house burned. But on the record the date, in Asaph's handwriting, stands "Tuesday, May 10, 189-" and, as it happens, May 10 of that year fell on Wednesday, not Tuesday...
"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.
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"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
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...
Eccentric inventor Willie Spence has a unique outlook on life and marches to the beat of his own drum. His small cottage on Cape Cod is a tangled labyrinth of half-finished gadgets and gizmos. But when a visitor to the area takes an interest in a local girl, Willie plays a role in fanning the flames of this budding romance.
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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....
Placed picturesquely in the early 1900 New England area. About a little girl (Mary Agusta Lathrop--called Mary-'Gusta) who is left an orphan after her stepfather dies. Two of her stepfather's old sea faring business partners are left to take care of her.