Queen's Park by Garry RyanQueen's Park by Garry Ryan

Queen's Park

byGarry Ryan

Paperback | August 27, 2004

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Detective Lane has a knack for discovering the whereabouts of missing persons&#46 But the city&#146s latest case has disappeared without a trace&#46 After a brutal attack on his young nephew&#44 ex&#45mayor Bob Swatsky has gone missing with 13 million dollars of tax&#45payers&#146 money&#46 Is he on the run with the cash&#44 or is it something more sinister&#63 A zany cast of characters&#44 including a love doll&#44 and a chain&#45smoking grandma with an oxygen tank&#44 lead Detective Lane on a thrilling romp through the streets of Calgary&#46

GARRY RYAN lives in Calgary, Alberta. He received a B.Ed. and a diploma in Educational Psychology from the University of Calgary, and taught English and Creative Writing to junior high and high school students until his retirement. The fifth Detective Lane mystery, Malabarista, was published by NeWest Press in 2011.
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Title:Queen's ParkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.59 inPublished:August 27, 2004Publisher:Newest PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1896300847

ISBN - 13:9781896300849

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from This was okay :) This is a short and mostly satisfying mystery. I enjoyed the local Calgary setting, but found the narrative to be a bit clunky at times. Still a decent enough read and I wanted to finish it
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First book in series well plotted. Besides the plotting and the pithy progress (very short chapters) I loved the characters: major and minor. Mr. Ryan pays attention to details and makes his people come alive. Leona and Ernesto gripped my emotions even as Marv and Les made me wonder what kind of a world this is with such people in it. I want to read more of detective Lane and his partner(s). They seem to be humane truth-seekers and I look forward to the next crime they will have to unravel without destroying the souls of the innocent. Not an easy mission... but I feel Mr. Ryan is up to it.
Date published: 2010-08-06