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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.

Stone Forbidden


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.

Calder TenDays


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.

Chisholm ShowmanShaman


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...?

Dalby CanadaSherlockHolmes


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.

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