Book picks as published in the May 16, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Bluebird, bluebird : a novel
By Attica Locke
Darren Mathews’ travels up East Texas Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders–a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman–have stirred up a hornet’s nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes–and save himself in the process–before Lark’s long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. 2018 Edgar (Mystery) Awards Winner for Best Novel.
She rides shotgun : a novel
By Jordan Harper
When enemies from his time in prison put a bounty on his head and target his family, Nate McClusky takes his eleven-year-old daughter Polly from in front of her school into a world of robbery, violence, and the constant threat of capture, or death. 2018 Edgar (Mystery) Awards Winner for Best First Fiction.