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M.J. Beaufrand


M.J. Beaufrand

M. J. Beaufrand is the author of USELESS BAY, THE RISE AND THE FALL OF THE GALLIVANTERS, and THE RIVER, which was nominated for an Edgar Award and PRIMAVERA. She has an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. She lives in Seattle with her husband, two kids and strange dogs. 

Books by M.J. Beaufrand

by M.J. Beaufrand - Crime, Family, Family Life, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

On Whidbey Island, the Gray quintuplets are the stuff of legend. Pixie and her brothers have always been bigger and blonder than their neighbors, as if they were birthed from the island itself. Together, they serve as an unofficial search-and-rescue team for the island, saving tourists and locals alike from the forces of wind and sea. But, when a young boy goes missing, the mysteries start to pile up. While searching for him, they find his mother’s dead body instead --- and realize that something sinister is in their midst.

by M.J. Beaufrand - Fiction, Mystery

In Portland in 1983, girls are disappearing. Noah, a teen punk with a dark past, becomes obsessed with finding out where they’ve gone---and he’s convinced their disappearance has something to do with the creepy German owners of a local brewery, the PfefferBrau Haus. So when the PfefferBrau Haus opens its doors for a battle of the bands, Noah pulls his band, the Gallivanters, back together in order to get to the bottom of the mystery. But there’s a new addition to the band: an enigmatic David Bowie look---alike named Ziggy. And secrets other than where the bodies are buried will be revealed.