Tag: Canadian

  • Melissa Yi: Death Flight

    Melissa Yi: Death Flight

    ETA Emergency Just a sneak peak into Autumn and no better book than this new one by Melissa Yi. It’s number six in the Dr. Hope Sze medical crime novel series. Dr. Hope Sze flies from Montreal to Los Angeles to see Dr. John Tucker, one of the two men she is in love with. Read more

  • J Kent Messum: Bait + Interview

    J Kent Messum: Bait + Interview

    Swim for life   Six strangers, all addicts, all from Miami neighbourhoods best left unnamed. Stalked, drugged and kidnapped, they awake on a small, uninhabited island in the Florida Keys. They have one days food and water, and a note advising them to swim for their next fix. It’s waiting for them on another island Read more

  • Ilene B. Benator: Schizo – Hidden in Plain Sight

    Insane asylum Two inmates: One Escape Former medical student Dan Greenberg’s life is an endless round of medications, dull food and listless, and at times, violent companions. Pretty much the norm for living in an insane asylum. He’s not supposed to be there, a victim of a set-up when he came close to exposing medical intrusion, by Read more

  • Judy Penz Sheluk: The Hanged Man’s Noose

      Canadian debut author   Judy Penz Sheluk has written extensively on her blog about her journey into the publishing world. It’s her way to help authors who like her, have to do much, if not all, themselves.     She disclosed her path with such honesty, angst and enthusiasm you couldn’t help but be right along-side her as she Read more

  • CWC 2015 Arthur Ellis Shortlist

    Best First Novel and Unhanged Arthur always peak my interest   While travelling the CWC (Crime Writers of Canada) released its shortlist for the 2015 Arthur Ellis Awards given for “excellence in Canadian crime writing.” We have to wait until May 28th to find out the winners so here is the list so you can cross-fingers Read more

  • Louise Penny – Order of Canada

       Louise Penny is now among the more than 6,000 Canadians named to the Order of Canada. Her Three Pines mysteries featuring Inspector Armand Gamache have made countless bestseller lists and received, or been a finalist for, awards such as: Edgar, Macavity, Arthur Ellis, Anthony, and Agatha. If you are not yet a fan you Read more

  • Come home to Giles Blunt

    Come home to Giles Blunt

    Extraordinary   Years ago like many, I read mainly U.S. crime fiction authors because they got all the press. It was while wandering through a bookstore one afternoon that I found Giles Blunt and in many ways, I came home. The Detective John Cardinal series brings you into the world of ‘Algonquin Bay’ (a stand-in Read more