Books by Steven Axelrod

NANTUCKET COUNTERFEIT  by Steven Axelrod
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"The fifth in Axelrod's clever series (Nantucket Red Tickets, 2017, etc.) casts a cynical eye on Nantucket's decidedly diverse denizens. Only the most careful readers, undistracted by his satire, will figure out whodunit."
It's a good thing the Nantucket Island police chief loves to solve puzzles, because he finds himself investigating another doozy. Read full book review >
NANTUCKET RED TICKETS by Steven Axelrod
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"In the fourth installment of this seabound series, Axelrod (Nantucket Grand, 2016, etc.) and his protagonist bring an amused, judicious, and ultimately tolerant eye to the foibles large and small of a mixed Santa's bag of characters."
Current crimes and a cold case enliven a police chief's holiday season. Read full book review >
NANTUCKET GRAND by Steven Axelrod
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"A beautiful island made ugly by class warfare makes a convincing backdrop for Chief Kennis' third case (Nantucket Five-Spot, 2015, etc.)."
An intricate chain of crimes set off during Nantucket's avowedly quiet season leaves the shrewd poet/police chief little time for versification. Read full book review >
NANTUCKET SAWBUCK by Steven Axelrod
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Although shifts in chronology and point of view further complicate an already dense plot, Axelrod has a gift for characterization and a strong lead in Kennis. Nantucketers might bristle at the cynical portrait of their home, but his mystery debut gives the island as much personality as its varied inhabitants."
A ruthless entrepreneur cheats everyone but death. Read full book review >