Melodie Campbell, The Bootlegger's Goddaughter, Orca Books
Even old mobsters retire eventually…don’t they? Gina and Nico work feverishly to keep the latest bungled family caper under wrap.
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.
Susan Calder, Ten Days in Summer, BWL Ltd.
While Calgary celebrates its 10-day Stampede festival, insurance adjuster Paula Savard investigates a suspicious fire that killed a hoarder.
Benni Chisholm, Showman or Shaman, Black Opal Books
Footsteps thundered down the outside stairs. Philomela leaned on the counter for support and nervously gazed at the museum entrance. What if the murderer was returning...?
J. Thomas Dalby, Canada & Sherlock Holmes, Baker Street Irregulars - New York
The latest book in the international series by the BSI - the elite group based in New York devoted to the scholarly analysis of S.H.
Elle Wild grew up in a dark, rambling farmhouse in the wilds of Canada where there was nothing to do but read Edgar Allan Poe and watch PBS mysteries. She is an award-winning short filmmaker and the former writer/host of the radio program Wide Awake on CBC Radio One. Her short fiction has been published in Ellery Queen Magazine and her articles have appeared in The Toronto Star, Georgia Straight, and Westender. Wild’s debut novel, Strange Things Done, won the Arthur Ellis Award 2015 for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel, and was shortlisted in multiple contests internationally. Recently returned from the U.K., Wild currently resides on an island in the Salish Sea named after the bones of dead whales.
Web site: www.ellewild.com
Twitter: @ElleWild_writerand Jo Silver @TheDawsonDaily (*Jo Silver is the main character in Strange Things Done)
Awards for Strange Things Done, 2016, Dundurn/Thomas Allen
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