Join Laura Cummings, owner of White Birch Books, and mystery author Sarah Stewart Taylor with your favorite drink for a virtual happy hour discussion on her newest release, The Mountains Wild!Sarah Stewart Taylor is back with a series debut set in Dublin and New York, featuring homicide detective Maggie D’arcy finally tackling the case that changed the course of her life.
Twenty-three years ago, D’arcy’s family received a call from the Dublin police. Her cousin Erin has been missing for several days. Maggie herself spent weeks in Ireland, trying to track Erin’s movements, working beside the police. But it was to no avail: no trace of her was ever found.
The experience inspired Maggie to become a cop. Now, back on Long Island, more than 20 years have passed. Maggie is a detective and a divorced mother of a teenager. When the Gardaí call to say that Erin’s scarf has been found and another young woman has gone missing, Maggie returns to Ireland, awakening all the complicated feelings from the first trip. The despair and frustration of not knowing what happened to Erin. Her attraction to Erin’s coworker, now a professor, who never fully explained their relationship. And her determination to solve the case, once and for all.A lyrical, deeply drawn portrait of a woman – and a country – over two decades – The Mountains Wild introduces a compelling new mystery series from a mesmerizing author.Sarah Stewart Taylor is the author of the Sweeney St. George series and the Maggie D’arcy series. Taylor grew up on Long Island in New York and was educated at Middlebury College in Vermont and Trinity College in Dublin. She lived in Dublin, Ireland, in the mid-90s, and she now lives with her family on a farm in Vermont where they raise sheep and grow blueberries.