Crime

Season of Smoke by A.G. Pasquella

It looks like ex-con Jack Palace’s troubles will never end when he is pressured by the mob to kill one of his best friends. Jack Palace is trying to go legit with his own security company — but his old life keeps trying to pull him back in.

Pinkerton’s and the Hunt for Simon Gunanoot by Geoff Mynett

Pinkerton’s and the Hunt for Simon Gunanoot throws new light on the extensive manhunt for an accused murderer in northern British Columbia in the early 1900s. After a double murder in 1906, Gitxsan trapper and storekeeper Simon Gunanoot fled into the wilderness with his family. Frustrated by Gunanoot’s ability to evade capture, the Attorney General of BC asked Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency in Seattle to assist in the pursuit.

We All Will Be Received by Leslie Vryenhoek

If the title of Leslie Vryenhoek's latest novel reminds you of Paul Simon's song Graceland, that could be by design, for there are several characters looking for Graceland (although it's a very different one from Elvis' mansion). Their stories are told in separate threads that eventually merge to a climactic ending at Graceland, a renovated motel in Newfoundland, near the L'anse aux Meadows National Historic Site.