Category Archives: Canada

A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen

A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen McClelland and Stuart, 1994 Joanne Kilbourn #4 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg

Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg John Murray (pb), 2009 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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The Wandering Soul Murders by Gail Bowen

The Wandering Soul Murders by Gail Bowen McClelland and Stewart 2004 first published 1992 Joanne Kilbourn #3 Reviewed at Petrona, August 2012.

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Murder at the Mendel by Gail Bowen

Murder at the Mendel by Gail Bowen McClelland & Stewart 2004, first published 1991 Joanne Kilbourn #2 Reviewed at Petrona, July 2012.

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Amuse Bouche by Anthony Bidulka

Amuse Bouche by Anthony Bidulka Insomniac Press, 2003 Russell Quant #1 Reviewed at Petrona, June 2012.

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Deadly Apperances by Gail Bowen

Deadly Appearances by Gail Bowen McClelland & Stewart, 2004 First published in 1990 Joanne Kilbourn #1 Reviewed at Petrona, May 2012.

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The Suspect by L R Wright

The Suspect by L R Wright Felony & Mayhem 2008; first published by Doubleday 1985 Karl Ahlberg #1 Reviewed at Petrona, May 2012.

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White Heat by M J McGrath

White Heat by M J McGrath Mantle (Macmillan), 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, April 2012.

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Trial of Passion by William Deverell

Trial of Passion by William Deverell ECW Press, 2002. (First published in Canada 1998) Reviewed at Petrona, March 2012.

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Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay

Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay Orion, 2010 David and Jan Harewood are a seemingly typical American couple. He’s a journalist at the local paper; she works for a plumbing supplier. Their four-year-old son, Ethan, is looked after by David’s parents while … Continue reading

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