Sponsored Collection

Atlantic Books for the Holidays


Magpie's Smile, A

by Eugene Meese

0 ratings
0 of 5
comments: 0
reviews: 0
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.

police procedural, action & adventure
list price: $12.95
category: Fiction
published: 2009
publisher: NeWest Press

When the scalped remains of a Jane Doe are discovered within the rubble of a demolished house, Detective Jake Fry is assigned the task of hunting down Calgary's most disturbed murderer. Working against a rising body count and police department politics, Fry must relentlessly pursue a murderer with an agenda no one but he can comprehend.During Calgary's first economic boom, people flocked from all corners of the country to the city rumoured to have streets paved in gold. Explore the dark side of this boom in A Magpie's Smile, a tautly chronological police thriller and cinematic portrait of the frenetic Calgary of the 1970s.

close this panel

Buy this book at:

About the Author

Eugene Meese

Eugene Meese was an editorial writer and columnist with The Albertan during Calgary's first boom in the 1970s, and a reporter and editor with the Daily Journal Record in Oakville, ON. His writing has also appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, The London Free Press, and The Ottawa Journal; and in the magazines Atlantic Insight, The Novascotian, and The Owl. For 25 years, he was a professor of journalism at the University of King's College in Halifax, NS. He now lives in Truro, NS, with his wife, Donna.
Author profile page >

Other titles by Eugene Meese

User Activity

more >
Contacting facebook
Please wait...