Last Dance

by David Russell

Fighting for a student’s rights leads to deadly consequences...

Having abandoned a legal career for a life in the classroom, Winston Patrick is barely surviving his first year at a Vancouver high school when his students present a human rights issue. A student wants to bring his same-sex partner to the high school prom, but the school says no. Winston reluctantly leads his protégés on their first legal quest: suing the school. Opponents will stop at nothing to make their point, even murder.

The sequel to Deadly Lessons, shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for best first crime novel

ISBN 978-1-926607-28-3, $17.95, 5.125 x 7.5, trade paper, 352 pages

A Green Place for Dying

by R.J. Harlick

Meg Harris confronts police indifference as native women go missing

Meg returns to her home in West Quebec after a trip to find that a friend’s daughter has been missing from the Migiskan Reserve for over two months. Meg vows to help find the missing girl and in the process discovers that she isn’t the only native woman who has gone missing. Fearing the worst, Meg delves deeper and finds herself confronting an underside of life she would rather not know existed.

The fifth instalment in the acclaimed Meg Harris series. Arctic Blue Death, the previous title in the series, was shortisted for the Arthur Ellis Aware for best crime novel.

ISBN 978-1-926607-24-5, $16.95, 5.125 x 7.5, trade paper, 296 pages

“...vividly shaped narrative...with first-rate descriptions of place and action that profile
a human landscape of fraud, greed, custom and murder. Discover this series. It’s worth it.”
-The Hamilton Spectator