The Gray and Guilty Sea - Scott William Carter & Jack Nolte

The Gray and Guilty Sea

By Scott William Carter & Jack Nolte

  • Release Date - Published: 2014-06-28
  • Book Genre: Hard-Boiled
  • Author: Scott William Carter & Jack Nolte
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 1,986 Ratings)

The Gray and Guilty Sea Scott William Carter & Jack Nolte read online review & book description:

"Carter's writing is on target." - Publishers Weekly

A curmudgeon. An iconoclast. A loner. That's how people describe Garrison Gage, and that's when they're being charitable.

After his wife's brutal murder in New York, and Gage himself is beaten nearly to death, the crippled private investigator retreats three thousand miles to the quaint coastal town of Barnacle Bluffs, Oregon. He spends the next five years in a convalescent stupor, content to bide his time filling out crossword puzzles and trying to forget that his wife's death is his fault. But all that changes when he discovers the body of a young woman washed up on the beach, and his conscience draws him back into his old occupation - forcing him to confront the demons of his own guilt before he can hope to solve the girl's murder.

Publisher's Note:  A newly revised edition of The Gray and Guilty Sea was published in June 2014, correcting minor typos and formatting errors.

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The Garrison Gage Mysteries
(in chronological order):

The Gray and Guilty Sea
A Desperate Place for Dying
The Lovely Wicked Rain

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  • The Gray and Guilty Sea

    5
    By GGRANNY.
    What a guy❗️Gage is one of the most Engaging characters I have read about in a long time. I cannot recommend this book enough. Gonna read the entire series. I love this authors writing. Kept me awake😄❣️👍🏼
  • Good read

    5
    By Gsc10
    Highly recommend this book. Loved the development of characters, suspense, many twists… good read
  • Atmospheric

    5
    By ILiveInACondo
    I loved the locale. The characters are varied and colorful.
  • Kept you reading on

    5
    By yallcomebacknow
    Well written and a good page turner. Well done.
  • Travis McGee meet Garrison Gage

    5
    By Paladinsoft
    Perhaps the highest praise I can give a book is to compare it to John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee series. Garrison Gage reminds me so much of Travis. This series is a find. Those looking for high literature may be disappointed, but I found the characters deep and sympathetic, and the plot kept me reading past bedtime. I didn’t see the ending until, well, the ending, which is rare in a mystery. I couldn’t recommend this book more. Now, excuse me while I dash off to buy the second book. ✌🏼
  • The Gray and Guilt Sea

    5
    By CarolinaRosemary
    With an intriguing title was not surprised at how well written this book is. Very interesting plot and characters. Liked this book a lot.
  • A solid read

    5
    By 8 Hours Behind the Door
    This book kept me entertained and gave me a few surprises! I’ll read the next one too!
  • The Gray And Guilty Sea

    5
    By Diverse reader
    A great read...loved the main character’s sarcastic/snarky repartee as well as his humanness. Looking forward to read more about Gage’s exploits.
  • The Gray and Guilty Sea

    5
    By ΠΓΜ
    Excellent!!!!!!
  • good read

    4
    By NEPriya
    Suspense, emotion, character development, this well told story quickly draws you in! Recommend. I want a sequel!

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