Billingsgate shoal by Rick Boyer

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Published by Gollancz in London .

Written in English

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Originally published, Boston , Houghton Mifflin, 1982.

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StatementRick Boyer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.O895
The Physical Object
Pagination272p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15069035M
ISBN 10057503565X

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The characters were inconsistent. They behaved in ways that could not be believed. The idea that an oral surgeon could be drawn into the situation was hitchcockian. I loved it. Editions for Billingsgate Shoal: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (MP3 Book published in Billingsgate is one of the best-known locations in Cape Cod Bay to troll for striped bass.

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The natural process of erosion never ceases and by the skeleton light tower had been replaced by a lighted bell buoy. In the tides would submerge the island for the first time, officially ending Billingsgate Island and creating Billingsgate Shoal. Today the area known as ‘Cape Cod’s Atlantis’ still lives on.

In BILLINGSGATE SHOAL, Boyer introduced his hero "Doc" Adams, who has so far appeared in eight more installments. Adams is a ish man who is bored with his life.

He is a gourmet cook, has studied karate, loves boats and has a good life with wife and two young adult sons. Get this from a library. Billingsgate Shoal. [Rick Boyer] -- First, a fishing trawler runs aground on the Massachusetts shore.

Then, a young scuba diver sent to investigate the wreck is found floating lifeless in the water. Doc Adams, the unhappy friend of the. "Billingsgate Shoal" (Reviewed by Judi Clark ) Doc Adams is a Massachusetts based dentist/oral surgeon who keeps getting drawn into Adams looks out over the Billingsgate Shoals from the deck of his Cape Cod home and sees a trawler run aground.

Billingsgate Shoal. Rick Boyer. Houghton Mifflin, Apr 1, - Fiction - pages. 1 Review. First, a fishing trawler runs aground on the Massachusetts shore. Then a young scuba diver sent to investigate the wreck is found dead in the water. Doc Adams, a friend of the dead diver, sets out through the stormy seas and blood-flecked sands of 4/5(1).

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Edgar award for best first novel, Fine in a fine dust jacket.

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Doc Adams, the unhappy friend of the unlucky aquarian, has just been launched through the stormy seas and blood-flecked sands of the C. In Billingsgate Shoal (), a suspense novel by Rick Boyer, a fishing boat runs aground at Billingsgate and a diver sent to investigate dies mysteriously.

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View Billingsgate Lighthouse in a larger map. This lighthouse no longer exists. Station. Oral surgeon Charlie Adams is the kind of Yankee who tends to explain everything, making his new adventure a trifle longwinded, though still enjoyable. The fourth Doc Adams novel (Billingsgate Shoal.

Less distinctively atmospheric than Billingsgate Shoal (), Boyer's second outing for bored oral surgeon Charlie Adams is pleasant, slow, and a bit preachy.

Narrator-sleuth ""Doc"" gets into the act this time when he hires super-courier Johnny Robinson to deliver some expensive dental work which never arrives: Doc and his brother-in-law Joe Brindelli (the food-obsessed cop) go looking.

It might be like Billingsgate Island that, in the middle `s, was about a mile long and about a half a mile wide and included about 30 homes, a school house, and a lighthouse (Fig. 26). Today, Billingsgate island is a shoal that is exposed above sea level only during the lowest tides (Fig.

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