Cold Mourning: A Stonechild and Rouleau Mystery (Paperback)

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Nominated for the 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel

When murder stalks a family over Christmas, Kala Stonechild trusts her intuition to get results.

It's a week before Christmas when wealthy businessman Tom Underwood disappears into thin air -- with more than enough people wanting him dead.

New police recruit Kala Stonechild, who has left her northern Ontario detachment to join a specialized Ottawa crime unit, is tasked with returning Underwood home in time for the holidays. Stonechild, who is from a First Nations reserve, is a lone wolf who is used to surviving on her wits. Her new boss, Detective Jacques Rouleau, has his hands full controlling her, his team, and an investigation that keeps threatening to go off track.

Old betrayals and complicated family relationships brutally collide when love turns to hate and murder stalks a family.

About the Author

Brenda Chapman has had a prolific children's fiction career with titles like Running Scared, Second Chances, and Hiding in Hawk's Creek, which was shortlisted for the CLA Book of the Year for Children. Her first mystery for adults was In Winter's Grip. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781459708013
ISBN-10: 1459708016
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication Date: March 25th, 2014
Pages: 392
Language: English
Series: Stonechild and Rouleau Mystery