Silas Seaweed is back on the beat as the street-smart Coast Salish cop. A gardener is found dead and the prime suspects are two young local party girls. Silas is handed the case that soon takes a bloodier turn when a policemanas wife is killed. Silas begins to suspect that these murders and other events are related to the recent tide of gang-related crimes that has been sweeping British Columbia. Just as he draws closer to finding concrete evidence, Silas finds his own reputation in danger and is suspended from the police force. His quest to clear his name and find the killers leads him from Victoriaas loud and steamy nightclubs and bars to the remote and quiet islands of Desolation Sound. The fifth mystery in this popular series, Seaweed in the Soup is a thrilling and suspenseful tale that skilfully combines a hard-boiled mystery narrative with the mythology of the Coast Salish. PRAISE FOR SEAWEED ON THE ROCKS (BOOK FOUR) aThis series just keeps getting better and better. Rich descriptors evoke colour and emotion . . . In places the high energy feels like a hundred-yard dash.aaHamilton Spectator aAs clever and sparkly as the first three. Evansa combination of light mystery and Salish mythology is fun.aa Globe and MailThe woman I was following had a black hole where her face was supposed to be, but I knew who she was all right: She was P.G. Mainwaring. ... My head ached abominably; my mouth felt as if someone had driven a blade into my gums and was scraping the dental nerves. ... Some of these half-smart fuckers cana#39;t even follow simple instructions, and the guy who worked you over last night is one of a#39; em.
|Title||:||Seaweed in the Soup|
|Publisher||:||TouchWood Editions - 2011-02-01|