Book picks as published in the October 17, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Let Darkness bury the dead : a Murdoch mystery
By Maureen Jennings
A young man is found stabbed to death in the impoverished area of Toronto known as the Ward. Soon after, William Murdoch has to deal with a tragic suicide, also a young man. Two more murders follow in quick succession. The only common denominator is that all of the men were exempted from conscription. Meet Maureen Jennings at StarFest on October 20, 7 pm.
French exit : a tragedy of manners
By Patrick DeWitt
Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help. And then there’s the Price’s aging cat, Small Frank. One ocean voyage later, the curious trio land in their beloved Paris… See Patrick DeWitt at our StarFest event in the Arden Theatre on October 21, 2 pm.