Small-Press Lineup: Islandport Press

Mystery Month 2015Some of the biggest crime fiction is perpetrated by some of the smallest players. We’re determined to shine the spotlight on them before they break out and wreak havoc across the whole country. Read them—before they publish again!



Legal Name and Alias:

mugshot-genevievemorganGenevieve (G.A.) Morgan, aka “Smooth Operator”


Dean Lunt, El Jefe

Melissa Kim, sidekick

Shannon Butler, secret ops

Criminal Record:

Islandport Press has been in the business of publishing books for fifteen years. We hatch our dastardly plans for world domination out of a secret headquarters in an otherwise unobtrusive warehouse space in Yarmouth, Maine. We specialize in books that tell great stories with the flavor and sensibilities of New England. We recently acquired rights to the Jack McMorrow mystery series by Gerry Boyle, who is considered to be the godfather of Maine Noir. The woods in Maine are dark and deep, and we know where the secrets are buried. We are distributed by Bookmasters, Ingraham, Baker & Taylor, and in the state of Maine, through our own Indpenedent sales rep: Holly Eddy, at

Previous Offenses:

Macleod-MindoverMusselsStealing History, by William Andrews (2010)

Breaking Ground, by William Andrews (2012)

Mind over Mussels, by Hilary MacLoed (2008)

Revenge of the Lobster Lover, by Hilary MacLoed (2010)

Strangers on the Beach, by Josh Pahigian (2013)

Deadline, by Gerry Boyle (2014)

Bloodline, by Gerry Boyle (2014)

Boyle-OnceBurnedCurrently Plotting:

Once Burned, by Gerry Boyle (May 2015)

Straw Man, by Gerry Boyle (May 2016)

New Julie Williamson mystery, by William Andrews (September 2016)




About the Author:

Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

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