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David A. Poulsen, None So Deadly, Dundurn Press

Two cases. Two kids. One a victim, one a suspect. Cullen and Cobb face tough decisions—and the greatest danger of their lives.

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Carolyn Arnold, Shades of Justice, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

Detective Knight has risked her badge—and her life—in the pursuit of justice before, and she just might need to do so again.

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Someone is trying to kill preacher Thaddeus Lewis. Is an old case coming back to haunt him?

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Vanessa Westermann, An Excuse For Murder, The Wild Rose Press

She died on his watch - now he’d take his revenge.

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Family Secrets - Fatal Consequences

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Delvin Chatterson, Simply the Best, Tellwell Talent

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She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past.

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Diane Bator, All That Sparkles, Books We Love Ltd

What do a trunk full of vintage clothes, a handsome land developer, and a fifty year old diamond heist have in common

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In 1912, Investigator Constance A’lle navigates the fraught relationship between humans and A’lle while hunting killers.

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Hugelschaffer, Dave

huggleschafferDave Hugelschaffer

 

Dave Hugelschaffer grew up on a farm in Alberta and in his younger years worked as a trapper, construction worker, painter, beekeeper, log builder and stockyard hand before joining the Alberta Forest Service, where he worked as wildland firefighter, timber cruiser and Forest Ranger for eight years.  Following this, he spent ten years working in the forest industry for a private company, coordinating the operations of the forest and oil & gas industry, and has since returned to the Forest Service.  He has been writing for twenty plus years.  The Porter Cassel mystery series are his first published works and are based on an ex-Forest Ranger turned professional fire investigator.  The series has been described as ‘the Forest Rangers’ CSI.’

 

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The Porter Cassel mystery series:

Day into Night. Cormorant Books, 2006

When a raging forest fire cannot suck in air quickly enough, smoke turns black, blotting out the sun and turning day into night. To a firefighter, this false dusk is a sign of conditions turning rapidly from bad to worse. But Porter Cassel has more than just fires to contend with – he is a man with a tragedy in his past, and the situation becomes more complex when he is framed for the murder of a suspect.

One Careless Moment, Cormorant Books, 2009

In the second book of the series, Porter Cassel, on loan from the Alberta Forest Service, is given command of a fire in Montana. The fire is in a canyon, rumoured by the locals to be haunted. Cassel, without a helicopter, is unable to conduct a preliminary reconnaissance. Taking what seems an insignificant risk, he and one of his men climb a ridge for an overview of the fire. Flames roar unexpectedly up the ridge and trap the two men, who frantically deploy their fire shelters. Only Cassel survives, scorched and stunned. Was his decision to climb the ridge a moment of carelessness? Or is there a more sinister explanation? Compelled by a sense of duty to the family of his fallen comrade, and determined to settle in his own mind the question of his guilt, Cassel conducts his own investigation.

WEBSITE: davehugelschaffer.com

 

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