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A Most Unpleasant Wedding

By Judith Alguire

Another summer, and The Pleasant Inn is filled to capacity. This season is especially exciting, as perennial guests Miss Miller and her long-time admirer Mr. Simpson have chosen to marry at the Inn. The guests and staff are clamouring to be involved, particularly Bonnie Lawrence, ... Read more

Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers

By Erin Vance

The sudden death of Margot Morris and her two young daughters in a house fire sends shock-waves through a small rural community. The Morris' are a close-knit family, long associated with the mysterious arts of taxidermy and bee-keeping. Margot's three surviving siblings, Teddy, ... Read more

Aloha Candy Hearts

By Anthony Bidulka

From the calm Pacific to the storm-tossed prairie, a teasing puzzle turns into a frightening game of cat and mouse for gay PI Russell Quant. Russell can’t be sure whether a dead man’s surprising last gift will take him on a treasure hunt or a treacherous game of life or ... Read more

Amuse Bouche

By Anthony Bidulka

New Edition of Canadian favourite Russell Quant's first case. A gay wedding gone bad. A missing groom. An unsullied reputation at risk. Enter Russell Quant —cute, gay, and a rookie private detective. With a nose for good wine and bad lies, Quant is off to France on his first ... Read more

Barrington Street Blues

By Anne Emery

?A rich man and a poor man are found dead of gunshot wounds outside a seedy bar on Barrington Street in Halifax. The police declare it a murder-suicide, but bluesman/lawyer Monty Collins ? hired to represent the victims’ families ? suspects it’s a double murder. The case ... Read more

Bidding, The

By Bill Haugland

In 1972 a young girl is abducted and murdered. Montreal news reporter Ty Davis is drawn into a bizarre sequence of events when the body of the ten-year-old girl and the bodies of her kidnappers are found in a 19th century farmhouse in the Laurentian community of Saint Sauveur. ... Read more

Blood on a Saint

By Anne Emery

The Collins-Burke series book touted “the best yet”

Father Brennan Burke’s patience is tested to the limit when a young woman announces to the world that the Virgin Mary has appeared to her in his churchyard, and hordes of pilgrims, souvenir hawkers, and reporters converge ... Read more

Blue and Golden Year

By Alison Preston

When Kenneth spots maggots feeding on something shiny in the dumpster behind a 7-Eleven, he knows a crime has been committed. But exactly who, what, where, when and how are unravelled through a legion of characters, changes of season, and changes of setting throughout A Blue ... Read more

Blue Vengeance

By Alison Preston

In the spring of 1964, troubled teenager Cookie Blue is found dead in the Red River.Blue Vengeance follows her younger brother Danny and Cookie's friend Janine through a lazy Winnipeg summer, as they plot to kill the despised teacher they blame for Cookie's death. Danny's father ... Read more