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Kent Island Mysteries: Callinectes Sapidus Steamed, Hon!

Mark L. Lidinsky

Pages: 144
ISBN: 978-145753-714-1
List Price: 15.95
Available: April 2015
Edition: Perfectbound

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Kent Island Mysteries – Callinectes Sapidus Steamed, Hon! is not just an insight into Chesapeake crabbing…nor just a tale of a clandestine society supposedly born on Kent Island…nor just the history and present day challenges of the dedicated watermen (and women) who hunt the elusive crustaceans…it about everything Beautiful Swimmer, Savory.

Was there really a secret society of watermen who united in the 1880s to protect their rights and guard against intruders to their Kent Island, Maryland waters? Why was their code of anonymity so important? Will anyone now dare expose them and their hidden, unorthodox and definitely, mysterious ways? History and fiction always come alive when the right characters of Kent Island are involved – they are indeed in Callinectes Sapidus! A portion of each book will again be donated to The Kent Island Heritage Society.

Mark Lidinsky is a native Marylander who grew up in East Baltimore and now resides full-time on Kent Island in the Chesapeake Bay. A former English and Irish Literature Professor, Mark combines his love of history ( he is a member of the Kent Island Heritage Society and Edgar Allan Poe Society) with his literary background, to weave historical fiction.

Kent Island Mysteries – Callinecus Sapidus – Steamed, Hon! is the third in a series of novels based on Kent Island’s rich heritage and current mystical charm.

Next in the series: William Claiborne settled the Isle of Kent in 1631 as a trading post. Since that time, inhabitants have hunted, worked the waters, farmed, or all three. Be prepared for intrigue and grab your gun for: Kent Island Mysteries – Pray for Rain BUT Keep Your Powder Dry!