Multcolib My Librarian Matt: Mysterious Canada
Annotation:The first installment in the series, Still Life introduces Three Pine's residents and Inspector Gamache. It may be difficult for people to find the small village, but trouble seems to be a constant visitor...
Annotation:Russell Quant is a detective always looking for his man. When one man reports his groom turns up missing before their wedding, Russell is on the case and the run from whomever doesn't want him to know the truth.
Annotation:A woman discovers a frozen corpse under the ice in her fishing shack--coincidentally, on the same lake where Detective Cinq-Mars is enjoying an afternoon of ice fishing with his partner just a few shacks away.
Annotation:In the cold Toronto winter of 1895, the unclad body of a servant girl is found frozen in a deserted laneway. Detective William Murdoch quickly finds out that more than one person connected with the girl's simple life has something to hide.
Annotation:Trouble is brewing in the small, bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia. An American who came to Trafalgar as a Vietnam War draft dodger has left land and money to the town. But theres a catch. The money must be used to build a garden to honor draft dodgers.
Annotation:Takes readers into the life and mind of Grace Marks, one of the most notorious women of the 1840s, who is serving a life sentence for murders she claims she cannot remember.
Annotation:When the decomposed body of 13-year-old Katie Pine is found in an abandoned mine shaft, Detective John Cardinal is vindicated. He'd kept the Pine case open, and was demoted for his zeal. But Katie isn't the only youngster to disappear in the Canadian town of Algonquin Bay..
Annotation:As manager of a theatre complex in Calgary, Kate Carpenter is used to the late nights and the demanding customers. She is used to improvising when things don't go to plan. She is not used to finding dead people in her theatre, but that is all about to change . . .
Annotation:Filled with drugs, prostitution, and crime, this mystery explores the unglamorous life of a street cop. Jack Warren, a young officer who enters the dangerous downtown streets after working in a virtually crime-free area, is immediately thrown into a brutal war against a crack-cocaine dealer intent on taking over the city's drug trade.
Annotation:Corporal Holly Martin's small RCMP detachment on Vancouver Island is trying deal with multiple assaults upon women in forested locations. But as a mere corporal, Holly is kept on the fringes of the investigation. To catch the killer and rapist, she'll have to assemble her own clues.
Annotation:Hundreds gather outside City Hall to celebrate the Toronto Centenary. Pick pocketers Mona and Chelser find easy pickings among the masses. Eli, city man from the Daily Star, is covering the festivities and working to uncover the pickpocket racket. He soon finds himself where all of Toronto's pickpockets meet-including Mona.