Blood Red Summer: A Leo Desroches Mystery by Wayne ArthursonBlood Red Summer: A Leo Desroches Mystery by Wayne Arthurson

Blood Red Summer: A Leo Desroches Mystery

byWayne Arthurson

Paperback | May 15, 2016

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Métis journalist Leo Desroches has just been released from jail. Fortunately for him, he is re-hired at the paper to write a popular column about crime. It's summer, the city is hot and buzzing with mosquitoes and it's on track for a record number of homicides.Called to the scene of an apparent overdose of a young Native man in the inner city, Leo witnesses some rocks falling out of the body bag, and he picks them up. At first he believes they are crack cocaine, but discovers that the rocks are really rough diamonds. As he digs deeper into the story, he finds that the victim was a highly trained mudlogger at one of the new diamond mines in Canada's High Arctic. Leo gets dragged into a deadly conflict between the mining companies and a murderous Native street gang, who are fighting for control of the development of another diamond mine.Caught in the middle of this billion-dollar conflict, Leo is also battling his own demons and fears. Will he get out of this struggle alive?
Wayne Arthurson is an award-winning author of Cree heritage. For more than 20 years, Wayne has worked as a newspaper reporter, editor, freelance journalist, copywriter, communications officer and a drummer in a rock band. He has written over 100 articles and has nine other books to his credit including Fall from Grace and A Killing Win...
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Title:Blood Red Summer: A Leo Desroches MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:Eschia Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1926696271

ISBN - 13:9781926696270

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