Books tagged: Amateur Sleuth

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A Place in the Dark/ The Glamour of Evil

By Frank Lentricchia

This is a flip book with two novels: A Place In The Dark braids history, fiction and politics. It is set in Utica with substantial passages of painful, site-specific memories of the characters of both the Vietnam war and the American engagement in Iraq. These memories are carried ... Read more

Between Rothko and 3 Windows

By Corrado Paina
Translated by Damiano Pietropaolo

Set in Toronto and Milan, Between Rothko and 3 Windows takes us into the inner vortex of cities evolving away from the imagined ethnic certainties of the past towards an unsettling, increasingly chaotic world in which we struggle to find a firm foothold on the ever-shifting ... Read more

Cat Among Us, The

By Louise Carson

When Gerry Coneybear, a cheerful young artist, comes to her Aunt Maggie's funeral, she is shocked to learn that she has inherited her aunt's rambling 200-year-old waterfront home. Unfortunately, the house comes with a multitude of her aunt's cats as part of the bequest. As Gerry ... Read more

Death and the Intern

By Jeremy Hanson-Finger

SHORTLISTED FOR THE KOBO EMERGING WRITER PRIZE

ScrubsThe Maltese Falcon and The Crying of Lot 49

Janwar Gupta, a brilliant but neurotic medical student intern, has a patient die under suspicious circumstances during his placement at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Certain of his innocence, ... Read more

Flush

By Sky Curtis

Finalist for the 2018 Arthur Eliis Award for Best First Crime Novel

Robin MacFarland is a somewhat eccentric and highly intelligent journalist for the Home and Garden section of a Toronto paper, who at age fifty-five looks aghast in the mirror and pronounces herself, "Old. Fat. ... Read more

Last Chance Ladies' Book Club, The

By Marlis Wesseler

Eleanor Sawchuck believes she deserves to spend her last years in peace, perhaps even in the happiness of pursuing a December romance. But then Donald Eston, a man whose abusive past only she and her book club know about, moves into her seniors' complex. Not only are Eleanor ... Read more

Plots

By Sky Curtis

Robin MacFarland is a smart, funny, self-deprecating journalist who works for the Home and Garden section of a major Toronto newspaper while she grapples hilariously with her weight, drinking and spirituality. The city news is slow and Robin has been assigned to dig up a real ... Read more

Road Warrior

By Vivian Meyer

Abby Faria returns from an extended vacation/work holiday in BC to discover that her friend, Maria is having marital problems, problems that are affecting her children as well. As Abby resumes her job as a bike courier, it becomes clear that Maria's troubles are bigger than ... Read more