When financier Paul Carignan is hit by a stray bullet and killed in Beaufort, Quebec, the town leaders seem reluctant to investigate. Running out of patience, his teenage sons, Jack and Noah, take justice into their own hands--and kidnap the locals they suspect are responsible. Things soon erupt and the boys find themselves besieged in their house with their captives. In the middle is their mother, Catherine, not sure which side to take. For Tom 'Brooder' Doran, Beaufort's Deputy Chief of Police, the investigation has just gotten very complicated. One thing's for sure, this sleepy town is in for a fiery shakeup.
Denis Coupal is a Montreal writer, actor, multi-disciplinary artist and business strategist. His feature-length screenplays have been funded by The FUND (The Foundation to Underwrite New Drama for Pay Television), Roger's Pay Television, and SODEC. He won Honourable Mention in the 2011 Quebec Writing Competition for his short story "Brand Loyalty," which was then published in Minority Reports. He is Regional President of the Mergers & Acquisitions Club of Canada and President of the Dawson College Foundation. Blindshot is his first novel.
"Blindshot is a high-calibre bullet of a book: smart, fast and full of twists. Fans of Linwood Barclay will love this!"--Will Ferguson
"Long live BLINDSHOT!" --Marc Levy, Et si c'était vrai
"The book is called BLINDSHOT, but Denis Coupal has written a thriller to be read with eyes wide, wide open. An auspicious debut that will keep you guessing. " --Andy Nulman, CEO of Play the Future
"Denis Coupal has hit the bull's eye with his BLINDSHOT. With a deep sense of place, an appreciation for both the dark and bright side of rural living, and with two young infectious characters, this book is a thrill from opening shock to surprise ending. " --Roy MacGregor, The Globe and Mail
"An accomplished debut with a good ear for dialogue. " --Tommy Schnurmacher - Former radio host, Author of How Vanity Saved my Mother's Life
"BLINDSHOT, a controlled thriller, introduces a strong new voice. When a businessman is shot outside his home, his sons hunt for the truth and find corruption and betrayal. Author Denis Coupal writes, "Truth had its price. " But, truth in BLINDSHOT remains as elusive as a bullet. " --Sheila Kindellan-Sheehan, Author of In The Shadows