The Windjammer Mysteries are set on the coast of Maine aboard a historic schooner and on the islands and coastal areas of the Gulf of Maine. The series protagonist is homicide detective Brie Beaumont who is on leave from the Minneapolis Police Department after being shot in the line of duty. In Book 1, Rigged for Murder, she returns to Maine where she has family roots and ships out on one of the Maine windjammers for an early season cruise. She soon becomes embroiled in a murder investigation when the second mate on the ship is murdered. As the series progresses, Brie joins the crew of schooner Maine Wind and also becomes involved in a variety of cases where she teams with the Maine State Police in remote island and coastal locales. The series includes 5 books: Rigged for Murder, Danger Sector, Cold Coast, Apparition Island, and Dead Astern, Book 5. Book 6 in the Windjammer Mysteries is due out in 2018.