Book picks as published in the December 5, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
A Shot in the dark : a Constable Twitten mystery
By Lynne Truss
With a new murder case on his hands and a lazy captain at the helm of the police department, the keen and clever Constable Twitten and his colleague Sargent Jim Brunswick set out to solve the decade-old mystery of the Aldersgate Stick-Up, but soon discover a criminal conspiracy that dates back decades. A new foray into mystery fiction by the popular author of Eats, shoots & leaves.
The 7 ½ deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle : a novel
By Stuart Turton
Evelyn Hardcastle will die. Every day until Aiden Bishop can identify her killer and break the cycle. But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up in the body of a different guest. And some of his hosts are more helpful than others… This book has been described as an Agatha Christie-style murder mystery in a Groundhog Day time loop. Many twists and turns and a surprise ending.