A Quiet Kill

April 8, 2014|
A Quiet Kill by Janet Brons
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Finalist for a 2015 Arthur Ellis Award
Finalist for the 2015 Kobo Emerging Writers Award

The head of the Canadian High Commission’s trade section is found brutally clubbed and stabbed to death in the Official Residence in London, England. Scotland Yard’s Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Hay is called in to investigate, while Royal Canadian Mounted Police Inspector Liz Forsyth is dispatched from Ottawa. There are a number of suspects from the diplomatic community: the High Commissioner and his beautiful wife, the smarmy head of the political section, the charming military attaché, the high-strung Deputy High Commissioner, and a deeply troubled engagements secretary. After a second murder, the case takes a turn and radical environmentalist Dr. Julian Cox becomes a suspect.

A Quiet Kill is the first in a new mystery series featuring Forsyth and Hay. Paired up for the first time, the two investigators must overcome insecurities and suspicions as they find themselves wading into the murky waters of the diplomatic community and navigating through a melee of international conspiracy, nationalism, and murder.

Before taking to crime writing, Janet Brons worked as a foreign affairs consultant following a seventeen-year career in the Canadian foreign service, with postings in Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, and Moscow. She holds a Master of Arts in political science and international relations. Not A Clue is the second installment in her Forsyth and Hay...
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Title:A Quiet Kill
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.03 X 5.27 X 0.56 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.03 X 5.27 X 0.56 in
Published:April 8, 2014
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771510608

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