penny-longwayhomeLouise Penny, The Long Way Home, St. Martin's Publishing

While Gamache doesn’t talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home… 


barclay-nosafehouseLinwood Barclay, No Safe House, Doubleday Canada

Terry and Cynthia Archer, from the novel No Time for Goodbye, are reconnected with the ruthless criminal they crossed paths with seven years ago. 


weibe-lastoftheindependentsSam Wiebe, Last of the Independents, Dundurn

Winner of the 2012 Unhanged Arthur. 


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