It’s a dark, chilly time of year, so what better time to cozy up somewhere bright and warm with a page-turner of a book. These local mystery, thriller, and true-crime stories fit the bill perfectly. There’s something for everyone, whether you want turn-of-the-20th-century detectives or more contemporary crime-fighters.
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What Kills Good Men by David Hood
Atmosphere: late-Victorian-era fogged-in Halifax
The Drop Zone by Bob Kroll
Atmosphere: gritty crimes investigated by a troubled and broken detective
Atmosphere: The Shores, PEI cottage country full of colourful residents and CFAs (come-from-aways)
The Disappearance of Charley Butters by Zach Worton
Atmosphere: a cabin in the woods complete with the diaries of its missing owner
Murder on the Rock: True Crime in Newfoundland and Labrador by Robert C. Parsons
Atmosphere: bizarre and puzzling crimes, all the more shocking because they actually occurred