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    Dorsey, Candas Jane
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    A wise-cracking, grammar-obsessed, pansexual amateur sleuth is thrust into the world of the uber-rich when her enigmatic, now-famous childhood friend breezes back into her life begging for help with a dangerous stalker Our nameless...

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    Bowen, Gail
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    From Arthur Ellis Award–winning Grand Master of Crime Writers comes the newest installment in the Joanne Kilbourn series When Libby Hogarth, the go-to lawyer for the rich or famous who have committed heinous crimes, comes to Regina to...

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    Bowen, Gail
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    From the 'Queen of Canadian crime fiction' (Winnipeg Free Press) comes the 16th instalment of the much-loved Joanne Kilbourn series.The latest novel in the Joanne Kilbourn Shreve series opens in the month of May, a time of...

  • Author:
    Bowen, Gail
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    Book 17 of the nationally bestselling Joanne Kilbourn series is classic Gail Bowen: masterfully compelling storytelling that combines a modern, urban family with a gripping, satisfying mystery.As Joanne Kilbourn-Shreve, her husband,...

  • Author:
    Clark, Michael J.
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    People die. Secrets don't. Sam Hutchings was looking for a writing muse. She hoped that the family cabin at Bird Lake would spark her keyboard, a fire that had been smothered by self-loathing, cheap wine, and her daughter Meg'...

  • Author:
    Lambert, Ann
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    The sequel to The Birds That Stay - hailed by the New York Journal of Books as "a fascinating and gripping tale of suspense" and the Globe and Mail as one of "Ten thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat". Says Ann Cleeves...

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    Misri, Angela
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    It’s taken years, but Portia Adams has found an outlet for her obsessive curiosity as the consulting detective of 221 Baker Street, like her grandfathers before her. Scotland Yard taps her for their trickiest crimes, she’s in her last...

  • Author:
    Summers, Courtney
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    Dans la petite ville de Cold Creek, Sadie, 19 ans, ne peut compter que sur elle-même pour élever Mattie, 13 ans. Abandonnées par leur mère toxicomane, les deux sœurs font de leur mieux pour garder la tête hors de l'eau. Le...

  • Author:
    Jennings, Maureen
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    “This is the second book in the Paradise Café series featuring private investigator Charlotte Frayne and it’s even better than the first. Jennings has made the jump from Victorian Toronto to the Depression era with ease and, once again...

  • Author:
    Stanton, Marlene
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    Smart, sarcastic TV reporter Mercy Pepper struggles with feelings of guilt after her cameraman dies while on assignment with her. A news tape that he had hidden in his personal effects contains a secretly recorded conversation, and...

  • Author:
    Jennings, Maureen
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    It's July 1936 and Toronto is under a record-breaking heat wave. Charlotte Frayne is the junior associate in a two-person private investigation firm, owned by T. Gilmore. Two events set the book’s plot in motion: an anti-Semitic hate...

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    Whishaw, Iona
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    It's early spring 1948 and Lane arrives in New Denver to find that her friend, Peter Barisoff, is not at home. Instead, in a nearby meadow, she encounters Tom, an Indigenous man in search of his ancestral lands. Lane is intrigued....

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    Curtis, Sky
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    Finalist, 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel. Robin MacFarland is a somewhat eccentric and highly intelligent journalist for the Home and Garden section of a Toronto paper, who at age fifty-five looks aghast in the...

  • Author:
    Lessard, Daniel
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    Quand une fillette disparaît sans laisser de trace à la fin des classes, sans que personne l'ait vue quitter l'école, la Sûreté du Québec confie l'enquête à la sergente-détective, Sophie Comtois, nouvellement revenue du...

  • Author:
    Walsh, Alice
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    Nothing exciting ever happens on Darby’s Island, Newfoundland. That is until one summer afternoon in 1975 when a Chevy towing a trailer drives off the ferry. The Great Prospero, Hypnotist and Magician is printed in large red letters...

  • Author:
    Whishaw, Iona
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    The second instalment in the Lane Winslow mystery series; for fans of the Maisie Dobbs and Bess Crawford series. On a snowy day in December 1946, Lane Winslow—a former British intelligence agent who's escaped to the rural Canadian...

  • Author:
    Bowen, Gail
    Summary:

    From Arthur Ellis Award–winning, Grand Master of Crime Writers, and 'the queen of Canadian crime fiction' (Winnipeg Free Press) comes the newest installment in the Joanne Kilbourn series A dark secret threatens the future of...

  • Author:
    Whishaw, Iona
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    It's November, and Lane and Darling have escaped the chilly autumn in the Kootenays for a honeymoon at the posh and romantic Santa Cruz Inn in sunny Tucson, Arizona. But despite her very best intentions to relax, soon after their...

  • Author:
    Whishaw, Iona
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    A Lethal Lesson(#8). Back home in the Kootenays after her Arizona honeymoon, Lane offers her assistance when neither the outgoing teacher, Rose, nor her replacement, Wendy, show up at the local schoolhouse one blizzardy Monday in...

  • Author:
    Whishaw, Iona
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    Back home in the Kootenays after her Arizona honeymoon, Lane offers her assistance when neither the outgoing teacher, Rose, nor her replacement, Wendy, show up at the local schoolhouse one blizzardy Monday in December. But when she...

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