Chesapeake Books and Mysteries

There are some amazing and talented authors that live in and write about the Chesapeake Bay region that our store calls home. You'll find mysteries both fictional and non-fictional, novels, short-stories, kids books, books about the Bay's flora and fauna, and appreciations of the joys of living here. These books may even entice you to spend more time exploring our beautiful region.

Maryland's Chesapeake: How the Bay and Its Bounty Shaped a Cuisine By Neal Patterson, Kathryn Wielech Patterson Cover Image
$21.95
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ISBN: 9781493017911
Published: Globe Pequot Press - August 1st, 2016

Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning By Donna Andrews (Editor), Barb Goffman (Editor), Talley Marcia (Editor) Cover Image
By Donna Andrews (Editor), Barb Goffman (Editor), Talley Marcia (Editor)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781479420513
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Published: Wildside Press - March 1st, 2016

Chesapeake: A Novel By James A. Michener, Steve Berry (Introduction by) Cover Image
By James A. Michener, Steve Berry (Introduction by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780812970432
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - September 9th, 2003

Choptank Odyssey: Celebrating a Great Chesapeake River By Tom Horton, David W. Harp (Photographer) Cover Image
By Tom Horton, David W. Harp (Photographer)
$34.99
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ISBN: 9780764350009
Published: Schiffer Publishing - February 28th, 2016

Painted Silver By Susan Reiss Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780989360746
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Published: Ink & Imagination - July 15th, 2014

Daughter of Ashes (Hannah Ives Mystery #14) By Marcia Talley Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781847516008
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Published: Severn House - May 1st, 2016

Jacob Have I Loved By Katherine Paterson Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064403689
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

Skipjack: The Story of America's Last Sailing Oystermen By Christopher White Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781442210882
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - December 16th, 2011

Maryland's Skipjacks (Images of America) By David Berry Cover Image
$21.99
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ISBN: 9780738553634
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - May 26th, 2008

Sailing on the Edge: America's Cup By Bob Fisher, Kimball Livingston, Roger Vaughan (With) Cover Image
$75.00
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ISBN: 9781608872060
Published: Insight Editions - July 2nd, 2013

Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks By Pat Vojtech Cover Image
$29.95
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ISBN: 9780870334511
Published: Schiffer Publishing - July 30th, 2009

Death at the Lighthouse By John Reisinger Cover Image
$14.95
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ISBN: 9780983881834
Published: Glyphworks Publishing - August 1st, 2012

St. Michaels, Oxford, and the Talbot County Bayside (Schiffer Books) By James Tigner Cover Image
$39.95
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ISBN: 9780764327087
Published: Schiffer Publishing - June 20th, 2007

Lost Chester River Steamboats:: From Chestertown to Baltimore (Transportation) By Jack Shaum Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467117593
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Published: History Press - October 19th, 2015

Scam Chowder (A Five-Ingredient Mystery #2) By Maya Corrigan Cover Image
$7.99
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ISBN: 9781617731402
Published: Kensington - June 30th, 2015

Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay By William W. Warner (Afterword by), John Barth (Introduction by), William W. Warner Cover Image
By William W. Warner (Afterword by), John Barth (Introduction by), William W. Warner
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316923354
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 21st, 1994

Chesapeake Oysters: The Bay's Foundation and Future (American Palate) By Kate Livie Cover Image
$21.99
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ISBN: 9781626198258
Published: History Press - October 26th, 2015

Haunted Eastern Shore: Ghostly Tales from East of the Chesapeake (Haunted America) By Mindie Burgoyne Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781596297203
Published: History Press - September 1st, 2009

The Haunted Mid-Shore: Spirits of Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot Counties (Haunted America) By Mindie Burgoyne, Ian Fleming (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mindie Burgoyne, Ian Fleming (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781626198135
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Published: History Press - August 24th, 2015

Seafood Lover's Chesapeake Bay: Restaurants, Markets, Recipes & Traditions By Mary Lou Baker, Holly Smith Cover Image
$19.95
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ISBN: 9781493001538
Published: Globe Pequot Press - December 2nd, 2014

Dishing Up® Maryland: 150 Recipes from the Alleghenies to the Chesapeake Bay By Lucie Snodgrass, John Shields (Foreword by), Edwin Remsberg (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Lucie Snodgrass, John Shields (Foreword by), Edwin Remsberg (Photographs by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603425278
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - April 17th, 2010

An Island Out of Time: A Memoir of Smith Island in the Chesapeake By Tom Horton Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393331462
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 28th, 2008

Life in the Chesapeake Bay By Alice Jane Lippson, Robert L. Lippson Cover Image
$37.50
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ISBN: 9780801883385
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - March 1st, 2006

Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay By Edward O. Murdy, John A. Musick, Valerie A. Kells (Illustrator) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781421407685
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - May 1st, 2013

The Disappearing Islands of the Chesapeake By William B. Cronin Cover Image
$42.00
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ISBN: 9780801874352
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - June 17th, 2005

Oakley the Oyster: A Chesapeake Bay Adventure By Cindy Freland Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780692564684
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Published: Maryland Secretarial Services, Inc. - October 25th, 2015

Mason's Retreat: A Novel By Christopher Tilghman Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9781250016072
Published: Picador - April 24th, 2012

The Right-Hand Shore: A Novel By Christopher Tilghman Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250033284
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Published: Picador - April 30th, 2013

Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs, & Other Flora By Lytton John Musselman, David A. Knepper Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9781421404981
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - May 30th, 2012

Pirates on the Chesapeake: Being a True History of Pirates, Picaroons, and Raiders on the Chesapeake Bay, 1610-1807 By Donald G. Shomette Cover Image
$22.99
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ISBN: 9780870336072
Published: Schiffer Publishing - April 1st, 2008

The Tidewater Tales (American Literature) By John Barth Cover Image
$21.00
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ISBN: 9781564788504
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - June 22nd, 2016

Maryland's Chesapeake: How the Bay and Its Bounty Shaped a Cuisine By Neal Patterson, Kathryn Wielech Patterson Cover Image
$21.95
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ISBN: 9781493017911
Published: Globe Pequot Press - August 1st, 2016

Chesapeake 1 2 3 By Priscilla Cummings Cover Image
$11.95
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ISBN: 9780870335426
Published: Schiffer Kids - June 30th, 2009