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Josh Pahigian’s 'Strangers on the Beach' reviewed by Portland Phoenix; McArthur Library hosts book talk

pahigianStrangers on the Beach by Josh Pahigian, adjunct professor in the Department of English, was reviewed by the Portland Phoenix on Jan. 24, 2013. 

Set in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Strangers on the Beach is a mystery thriller that tells the story of how a small seaside community becomes swept up in the intrigue of character Ferdinand Sevigny, an adventurous millionaire, and all that ensues when he makes a failed attempt to sail blindfolded across the Atlantic.

The reviewer writes:  "It's an impressive debut. This suspenseful thriller, imbued with local flavor (settings include Old Orchard Beach landmarks such as The Brunswick and Beach Bagels), is a page-turner with short, snappy chapters that often end in cliffhangers. It would make a great beach read, come to think of it." Read the review.

Pahigian's novel was also featured in The Portland Daily Sun on Jan. 22nd. Read the story.

In addition to those stories, McArthur Public Library in Biddeford will be hosting Pahigian for a book talk and reading Jan 30th at 6:30 p.m.

Pahigian is the author of several books, including The Seventh Inning Stretch, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out and The Ultimate Baseball Road TripStrangers on the Beach is his first published novel.

Posted on: 01/24/2013

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