Bloody Relations

Bloody Relations

Book - 2013
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Don Gutteridge's fifth action-packed Marc Edwards mystery vividly portrays Canada struggling to become a nation.

I t is July of 1838 , and an uneasy peace hangs over Upper and Lower Canada. The provinces have suffered two rebellions, and the unresolved grievances of the local population still linger beneath the fragile calm. Britain has finally taken note of the situation, and Lord Durham is dispatched as the temporary commissioner of both colonies, tasked with finding a resolution among the disputing factions.

To Marc Edwards the new appointment signals an opportunity to unite the country for which he has long fought. But when Lord Durham's nephew is discovered in bed beside a dead woman, the murder weapon in his hand, it seems as though any hope for progress is lost. Unwilling to jump to conclusions, Marc soon finds himself embroiled in the investigation that ranges from Toronto's elite mansions to its most violent slums.

With the fate of a country resting on his search, Marc races to uncover the truth behind the murder before time runs out. As Marc and police constable Horatio Cobb thread their way through the political backrooms and seedy barrooms of the city, they will come face-to-face with the desperation embraced by those who have nothing--and everything-- to lose.

Don Gutteridge's Marc Edwards series is a vivid portrayal of Canada struggling to find its identity and autonomy, and in Marc Edwards readers will see the courage and integrity that helped to give birth to a country.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781451690507
Branch Call Number: GUT
Characteristics: 244 pages ;,21 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at EPL

  Loading...
Powered by BiblioCommons.
BiblioCore: app08 Version 5.0.3 Last updated 2017/11/16 13:00
[]
[]
To Top