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The Charming Quirks of Others

Trade Paperback | 272 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction
978-0-307-39957-1 (0-307-39957-5)

November 1, 2011 | $19.95

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The Charming Quirks of Others
Written by Alexander McCall Smith

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307399571
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CHAPTER ONE
 
 
SATURDAY EVENING,” remarked Isabel Dalhousie. “A time for the burning of ears.”
 
Guy Peploe, seated opposite her in the back neuk at Glass & Thompson’s café, looked at her blankly. Isabel was given to making puzzling pronouncements—he knew that, and did not mind—but this one, he thought, was unusually Delphic.
 
He stirred...

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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
Written by Alan Bradley

Hardcover | 288 pages | Doubleday Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Thrillers; Fiction - Historical
978-0-385-66809-5 (0-385-66809-0)

November 1, 2011 | $29.95

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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
Written by Alan Bradley

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385668095
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Tendrils of raw fog floated up from the ice like agonized spirits departing their bodies. The cold air was a hazy, writhing mist.
 
Up and down the long gallery I flew, the silver blades of my skates making the sad scraping sound of a butcher’s knife being sharpened energetically on stone. Beneath...


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On the Farm
Written by Stevie Cameron

Trade Paperback | 768 pages | Vintage Canada | True Crime - Murder
978-0-676-97585-7 (0-676-97585-2)

October 25, 2011 | $22.95

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On the Farm
Written by Stevie Cameron

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780676975857
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Chapter One
THE FAMILY FARM
 
 
Calling the Pickton place a farm back in 1995 is probably a nice way of putting it. The property, at 963 Dominion Road, across the road from a new shopping centre, was nothing more than a junkyard of old cars, trucks and machinery and enormous mounds of dirt...

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Operation Napoleon
Written by Arnaldur Indridason
Translated by Victoria Cribb

Trade Paperback | 336 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction
978-0-307-35939-1 (0-307-35939-5)

October 11, 2011 | $21.00

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Operation Napoleon
Written by Arnaldur Indridason, Translated by Victoria Cribb

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307359391
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1945
 
 
A blizzard raged on the glacier.
 
He could see nothing ahead, could barely make out the compass in his hand. He could not turn back even if he wanted to. There was nothing to go back to. The storm stung and lashed his face, hurling hard, cold flakes at him from every...

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Before the Poison
Written by Peter Robinson

Hardcover | 448 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction
978-0-7710-7622-0 (0-7710-7622-3)

October 4, 2011 | $29.99

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Before the Poison
Written by Peter Robinson

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771076220
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Famous Trials: Grace Elizabeth Fox, April 1953, by Sir Charles Hamilton Morley
 
Grace Elizabeth Fox rose from her bed and dressed with the aid of her young Attending Officer Mary Swann at 6.30 AM on the morning of 23rd April, 1953. She ate a light breakfast of toast, marmalade and tea, then...



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The Accident
Written by Linwood Barclay

Trade Paperback | 400 pages | Doubleday Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Suspense
978-0-385-67058-6 (0-385-67058-3)

August 9, 2011 | $22.00

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The Accident
Written by Linwood Barclay

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385670586
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If I’d known this was our last morning, I’d have rolled over in bed and held her. But of course, if it had been possible to know something like that—if I could have somehow seen into the future—I wouldn’t have let go. And then things would have been different.
 
I’d been staring...

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Season of Darkness
Written by Maureen Jennings

Trade Paperback | 416 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-4325-3 (0-7710-4325-2)

August 2, 2011 | $24.99

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Season of Darkness
Written by Maureen Jennings

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771043253
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In spite of the fact that she’d got only a few hours sleep, Elsie Bates was in great spirits. Nothing like a nice bit of dock to make a girl smile. When he’d told her this was his first time, she’d expected him to be clumsy and done too fast, but...

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Never Look Away
Written by Linwood Barclay

Paperback | 528 pages | Seal Books | Fiction - Suspense; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-1-4000-2611-1 (1-4000-2611-3)

July 19, 2011 | $10.99

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Never Look Away
Written by Linwood Barclay

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781400026111
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Prologue
 
“I’m scared,” Ethan said.
 
“There’s nothing to be scared about,” I said, turning away from the steering wheel and reaching an arm back to free him from the kiddie seat. I reached under the pad where he’d been resting his arms and undid the buckle.
 
“I don’t want to go on them,” he...

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Erasing Memory
Written by Scott Thornley

Trade Paperback | 320 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction
978-0-307-35926-1 (0-307-35926-3)

July 5, 2011 | $19.95

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Erasing Memory
Written by Scott Thornley

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307359261
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It was the same as it always was, chamber music driving up and jazz driving back. But this time he’d asked her, “Why do you want to be buried so far from town?” Kate had smiled and closed her eyes—for such a while that he thought she’d fallen asleep—then softly, but...

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The Hypnotist
Written by Lars Kepler

Hardcover | 512 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Thrillers; Fiction - Suspense
978-0-7710-9572-6 (0-7710-9572-4)

July 5, 2011 | $29.99

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The Hypnotist
Written by Lars Kepler

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771095726
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Erik Maria Bark is yanked reluctantly from his dream when the telephone rings. Before he is fully awake, he hears himself say with a smile, “Balloons and streamers.”
 
His heart is pounding from the sudden awakening. Erik has no idea what he meant by these words. The dream is completely gone, as...

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