Book picks as published in the November 22, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Magpie murders : a novel
By Anthony Horowitz
The more editor Susan Ryeland reads of Alan Conways latest manuscript, the more she’s convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the novel: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder. A brilliant and strikingly original reimagining of the classic whodunit (a la Agatha Christie) with a contemporary mystery wrapped around it.
Among the ruins : a mystery
By Ausma Zehanat Khan
On leave from Canada’s Community Policing department, Esa Khattak is traveling in Iran, reconnecting with his cultural heritage and seeking peace in the country’s beautiful mosques and gardens. But Khattak’s supposed break from work is cut short when he’s asked to look into the death of renowned Canadian-Iranian filmmaker Zahra Sobhani.