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May 17, 2011
| ISBN 9780771013195
May 17, 2011
| ISBN 9780771013188
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May 17, 2011 | ISBN 9780771013195
May 17, 2011 | ISBN 9780771013188
Murder is the last thing on Joanne Kilbourn’s mind on a perfect morning in May. Then the phone rings, and she learns that her daughter Mieka has found the corpse of a young woman in an alley near her store. So begins Joanne’s chilling collision with evil in Gail Bowen’s riveting third mystery, The Wandering Soul Murders.Joanne is stunned and saddened by the news that the dead woman, at seventeen, was already a veteran of the streets. When, just twenty-four hours later, her son’s girlfriend is found dead, drowned in a lake in Saskatchewan’s Qu’Appelle Valley, Joanne’s sunny world is shattered. Her excitement about Mieka’s upcoming marriage, her involvement in the biography she is writing, even her pleasure at her return to Regina all fade as she finds herself drawn into a twilight world where money can buy anything and there are always people willing to pay.
GAIL BOWEN’s first Joanne Kilbourn mystery, Deadly Appearances (1990), was nominated for the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada Best First Novel Award, and A Colder Kind of Death (1995) won the Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel; all 14 (and… More about Gail Bowen
“With her rare talent for plumbing emotional pain, Bowen makes you feel the shock of murder.”–Kirkus Reviews“Bowen…pulls her complicated story together around a shocking and all-too-realistic secret.…Her best book to date.”–Globe and Mail
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