Wilson WildDogsofMexico

T.E. Wilson, Wild Dogs of Mexico, Boularderie Island Press

Detective Sánchez investigates the Catholic Church in the desert city of Durango, and offers himself as the final sacrifice.

Fox YeastofEden

Sarah Fox, Yeast of Eden (A Pancake House Mystery), Kensington (Lyrical)

It’s up to pancake house owner Marley McKinney to discover the waffle truth behind a rival’s murder . . .

Lazarus MurderbyMilkshake

Eve Lazarus, Murder by Milkshake, Arsenal Pulp Press

In 1965, radio personality Rene Castellani poisoned his wife Esther with arsenic flavoured milkshakes so he could marry Lolly.

Whishaw SorrowfulSanctuary

Iona Whishaw, A Sorrowful Sanctuary, TouchWood Editions

When Lane Winslow finds a badly injured man in a rowboat, she gets a shocking reminder of the perils of the recent war.

Yi DeathFlight

Melissa Yi, Death Flight, Windtree Press

A doctor trapped on a plane with a killer battles to save lives—and wonders if she herself might be the murderer.

Penz Sheluk PastandPresent

Judy Penz Sheluk, Past & Present, Superior Shores Press

Sometimes the past reaches out to the present...

Wilkshire RememberTokyo

Nick Wilkshire, Remember Tokyo, Dundurn Press

In Tokyo, Charlie Hillier discovers that you can't always bank on the truth.

Fradkin PrisonersofHope

T.E. Wilson, Wild Dogs of Mexico, Boularderie Island Press

A former aid worker stumbles into the world of exploited foreign workers when she rescues a Filipino nanny accused of murder.

Calonego StrangerontheIce thumb

Bernadette Calonego, The Stranger on the Ice, AmazonCrossing

A frozen corpse on the Ice Road near the Inuit town of Inuvik in Canada`s Arctic and a haunting death on an Arctic expedition.

Martin DarkestBeforeDawn

Mike Martin, Darkest Before the Dawn, Ottawa Press and Publishing

Darkest Before the Dawn is the latest adventure of Sgt. Winston Windflower, a Mountie who finds himself surrounded by a new family and a new life in tiny Grand Bank, Newfoundland.

Butler NoPlaceForWolverines

Dave Butler, No Place for Wolverines, Dundurn Press

What if someone proposed a new ski area in a national park, but things weren't as they appeared?

Bell HearingVoices

E.C. Bell, Hearing Voices, Tyche Books

Marie wants the nightmares to stop. Doesn’t look like that's going to happen anytime soon.

McPherson GirlsWhisperedMurder

Lynn McPherson, The Girls Whispered Murder, Black Opal Books

It's 1954 in the cozy, New England town of Twin Oaks. Murder is on the menu. Can Izzy Walsh help find the culinary killer?

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CWC says good-bye to an old friend.

Smallman Phyllis MemorialAuthor Phyllis Smallman, long-time member and first recipient of the Unhanged Arthur, passed away on 6 October 2018.

Phyllis is best known for her Sheri Travis mystery series set in Florida. As well as winnning the Unhanged Arthur, her debut novel, Margarita Nights was sortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Awards Best First Novel. Her books have also won numerous awards in Florida.

"The night Phyllis died, Last Call won a "Reader's Favourite" Book Award. Our Phyllis knew how to make a grand exit." (Obituary, Hamilton Spectator)

 CWC is making a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phyllis Smallman.


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