Book picks as published in the July 10, 2019 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
The Lazarus Files: A Cold Case Investigation
by Matthew McGough
When Sherri Rasmussen was found murdered in her home in 1986, investigators assumed she was killed during an attempted burglary. More than 20 years later, Stephanie Lazarus, a detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, was convicted of her murder. McGough details the investigation that led to her downfall, and argues that the LAPD’s instinct for self protection led them to ignore evidence which pointed to one of their own.
Gone Too Long
by Lori Roy
Following the death of her father, a Ku Klux Klan leader, Imogene must fight her own family and the local Klan as she uncovers the scale of her father’s crimes. When she enters her father’s property, she makes a shocking discovery – a young boy is being held captive in his basement. Imogene’s path intertwines with the story of a missing ten-year-old girl who disappeared years earlier following a hate crime.