Books tagged: Crime & Mystery Fiction
Finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel.
“Deverell touches on the evils of the Native residential school system as this literate mystery builds to a surprising solution. Readers will hope they haven’t seen the last of the endearingly complex, fallible, ... Read more
By Mike Knowles
“You set me loose. Everything that happened was because you saw fit to use me as bait. And what was I on the hook for? You just wanted a bust you could attach your name to so you could get ahead. Don’t try to pretend that you’re Dudley Do-Right. You’re just an opportunist ... Read more
Complex, fascinating, and fun … Kill All the Judges is a classic crime work, from an author heralded as one of Canada’s best, and with good reason. ” — Shelf Life
Finalist for the Stephen Leacock Humour Prize
Is someone systematically killing the judges called to the ... Read more
“A bitingly funny whodunit. ” — Maclean’s
Arthur P. Besterman, criminal lawyer and reformed alcoholic, was the first to go. Counsel to Vancouver’s assorted shifters and grifters, Besterman almost always lost his cases. But a recent victory defending a low-life client ... Read more
By Anne Emery
“This story is irresistible. ” — Publishers Weekly
The ninth book in Emery’s Collins-Burke Mystery series follows the famed Clan Donnie in light of their youngest member, twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald’s, strange disappearance.
Twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald — ... Read more
By Brent Pilkey
Lethal Rage follows the journey of Jack Warren, a young Toronto police officer, as he enters the dangerous streets of downtown’s 51 Division. Accustomed to the white-bread policing of his previous division, Jack is staggered when he first arrives at his new job. No TV show ... Read more
By Don Easton
Jack Taggart, an undercover Mountie, lives in a world where the good guys and the bad guys change places in a heartbeat. Taggart is very good at what he does. Too good to be playing by the rules, so the brass assign a new partner to spy on him.
Taggart’s new partner discovers ... Read more
By Lou Allin
Belle Palmers old high-school boyfriend rents a property on her road. Zoologist Gary Myers is studying the behaviour of elk in the wilderness. , but soon he is found drowned. Did he fall and hit his head, or did a more sinister event occur? Meanwhile, someone has broken into ... Read more