The Rhymester: A Mark Guilardi Investigation by Valerie DregoThe Rhymester: A Mark Guilardi Investigation by Valerie Drego

The Rhymester: A Mark Guilardi Investigation

byValerie DregoEditorCheryl Antao-Xavier

Paperback | March 27, 2017

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A detective crime investigation novel. First book in the Mark Guilardi Investigation series by Montreal-based author Valerie Drego. Story based in Montreal, Quebec. Private Investigator Mark Guilardi is handed a go-nowhere case: the murder of semi-recluse Cedric Allard, his death apparently collateral damage from a vicious break and enter. The drab murder is transformed into a chilling threat with the discovery of a disk at the crime scene. On it is a mocking little rhyme – A is for ace, B is for ball, C is for cat, D is for doll... Is a homicidal maniac on the loose? Guilardi finds himself part of a massive police manhunt, chasing a madman with an alphabet fetish and a liking for progressive math. But as he follows the trail from the quiet by-lanes of LaSalle to the mansions of Westmount and finally to a sex bar on Ste-Catherine Street, Guilardi realises he is not hunting a maniac on a murder spree but a killer with a plan...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Valerie Drego holds a Ph.D. in literature and a post graduate Diploma in Business Management. She is a short story writer and poet. She received the Editor's Choice Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry, presented by the National Library of Poetry, 1998. She is also a novelist and non-fiction author. Her crime no...
Title:The Rhymester: A Mark Guilardi InvestigationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:404 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.83 inPublished:March 27, 2017Publisher:In Our Words Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926926803

ISBN - 13:9781926926803


Editorial Reviews

Crime Writers of Canada announced The RhymesTeR by Valerie A. Drego as a 2012 Arthur Ellis Finalist for Best Unpublished First Novel (Unhanged Arthur)