Cold Comfort

Product Number: EB00736373
Released: Sep 25, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781626818101
Publisher: Diversion Books
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Arthur Ellis Award finalist: A Toronto cop investigates the death of a politician's stepdaughter in a novel "as crisp and snappy as a Canadian winter" (Kirkus Reviews). In the midst of a record-setting spell of frigid weather, the stepdaughter of a government official is found dead on a snow-swept harbor pier, and overworked and underpaid Detective Barry Gilbert is called to investigate. The Metropolitan Toronto Police Force is beset by threats of staff cuts, so their work is challenging enough. But this case involves some additional enigmas-like the question of why the victim's pet parrot was also killed, or why the autopsy indicates that she froze to death before she was shot. So begins a treacherous trail of evidence that leads Gilbert to the coldest zones of the human heart, in this "excellent procedural" (Library Journal).

Author(s): Scott Mackay
Original Publish Date: Apr 28, 2015

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