Books tagged: Legal

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I’ll See You in My Dreams

By William Deverell


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

Image Decay

By Mark Lisac

Includes author-curated discussion questions!
Mark Lisac's Image Decay returns to the pugnacious world of backroom politics laid out in his award-nominated Where the Bodies Lie. Set again in that "unnamed capital city east of the Rockies," where the Brutalist architecture of ... Read more

Kill All the Judges

By William Deverell


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

Kill All the Lawyers

By William Deverell


“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

Meet Collins and Burke

By Anne Emery


Go back to the beginning of the Collins-Burke mysteries with this collection, which includes the first three novels in the award-winning series: Sign of the Cross, Obit, and Barrington Street Blues.

Sign of the Cross: This winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel ... Read more


By William Deverell


A prosecutor fights a drug trafficker — and his own heroin addiction — in this thriller from a Dashiell Hammett Prize– and Arthur Ellis Award–winning author

“Deverell has a narrative style so lean that scenes and characters seem to explode on the page. He makes the ... Read more

Platinum Blues

By William Deverell


In this “fast-paced, wickedly funny” legal thriller, a small-town lawyer’s case against a Los Angeles record label turns into a deadly media circus (Publishers Weekly)

Living in the Northern California town of Foolsgold, widowed lawyer Oliver Gulliver is headed for a ... Read more


By William Deverell


Slander is set in rainy, foggy Seattle. The narrator, Liz Finnegan, is a brash, bright, petite women’s rights lawyer. She’s 26, and a defender of abortion clinics (they’re being bombed by “Christian” rednecks), abused women, and related liberal causes. Her nemesis ... Read more