Stone Forbidden


F. Stone, Forbidden

Year 2047, City of Samarra, Police captain Sharif becomes the reluctant keeper of his city’s bloody secret – and the unfortunate witness, Eliza MacKay.

Hamilton MississippiQueen


Joe Hamilton, Eye on You - The Mississippi Queen

Gabriel Ross and his team are faced with their toughest case yet.Book 3 in the series.

White BarrenGround


Loreth Anne White, In the Barren Ground, Montlake

A dark, atmospheric romantic thriller set in the remote far north with undertones of horror.

Duncan IllMet


Elizabeth J Duncan, Ill Met by Murder, Crooked Lane Books

An outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream was supposed to include moonlight, not murder.

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CWC members have much to look forward to in 2017!

Bouchercon, the largest of all mystery conventions, will be held in Toronto, October 12-15. CWC is organizing a Pub Night on the 13th, and on the 14th, will be hosting the Refreshment Room for the enitre day, giving our members the exclusive opportunity to mingle with those using the room.

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