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  • Author:
    Butala, Sharon
    Summary:

    Fiona Lychenko, now a woman in her late sixties, has spent years researching the death of her high school classmate Zara Stanley, who was brutally murdered at the age of twenty. Determined to solve the crime, something the police weren’...

  • Author:
    Margoshes, Dave
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    From an emergency room in Calgary, where an intern hears his poorly timed joke about suicide, Zan winds up on the psychologist’s couch. But the doctor’s efforts to investigate Zan’s mental state are constantly stymied by his misfiring...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Garry
    Summary:

    Here's another triple-header from the bestselling Detective Lane Series author Garry Ryan. The Detective Lane Casebook #2 brings together the fourth, fifth, and sixth books of the series, Smoked, Malabarista, and Foxed. "Detectives Lane...

  • Author:
    Hart, Bruce
    Summary:

    Straight from the Hart is the no-holds-barred book about the often surreal, physically and psychologically brutal and politically cutthroat world of professional wrestling that fans everywhere — from the most casual or...

  • Author:
    Harrison, Mike
    Summary:

    Paul Menzies is an out–of–shape, middle–aged advertising executive, who arrives at work one morning to discover he’s lost his job. Downsized. That evening, he stops by a bank machine to check his finances. Ahead of him, a scruffy young...

  • Author:
    McCoy, Heath
    Summary:

    Calgary’s Stampede Wrestling spawned some of the biggest wrestling stars in history, from mat kings of the past like Gene Kiniski and Superstar Billy Graham to modern idols like Bret “Hitman” Hart, the British Bulldogs, and Chris Benoit...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Garry
    Summary:

    His psyche still reeling from having to kill a criminal in the line of duty, Calgary’s Detective Lane flies to Cuba to celebrate the wedding of his beloved niece. While there, though, he finds himself drafted by the local police into...

  • Author:
    Poulsen, David A.
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    A musical cold case has Cullen and Cobb back on the beat. On February 28, 1965, a young singer named Ellie Foster stepped into the alley behind The Depression, a Calgary folk club where she shared the bill with Joni Anderson, later to...

  • Author:
    Nixon, Rosemary
    Summary:

    Shortlisted, George Bugnet Award for Fiction. Kalila chronicles the lives of Maggie and Brodie, whose joy collides with devastation when their daughter’s birth also heralds the news of her congenital heart condition. In this startlingly...

  • Author:
    Berner, Geoff
    Summary:

    Travel in the entertaining company of a man made of equal parts bullshit and inspiration, in what is ultimately a twisted panegyric to the power of strange music to change people from the inside out. At turns funny and strangely...

  • Author:
    Berner, Geoff, Berner, Toby
    Summary:

    Maverick music manager Campbell Ouiniette makes a final destructive bid for glory at the Calgary Folk Festival. Travel in the entertaining company of a man made of equal parts bullshit and inspiration, in what is ultimately a twisted...

  • Author:
    Calder, Susan
    Summary:

    Paula Savard’s life has stalled. Her lukewarm love life, job as an insurance adjuster and grownup children are more frustrating than exciting. However, she gets more than she asked for when her once best friend, Callie, is murdered...

  • Author:
    Lambert, Taylor
    Summary:

    Darwin’s Moving introduces readers to the colourful characters who populate the furniture moving trade, a male-dominated world of labour with relatively high pay and no need for education of any sort. Movers have a unique window into...

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