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Hoot to Kill

ISBN 9780888012265
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Shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel

Most biologists believe the worst thing about field biology is watching everything else have sex except you. Robyn Devara is no exception. In the remote logging town of Marten Valley, Robyn knows she's not likely to win popularity contests, much less get any dates. After all, she's there to survey the old-growth forest for spotted owls, and, if she finds any of the endangered birds, it's going to mean big changes for the people of Marten Valley.

As it turns out, hostile locals and militant environmentalists are the least of Robyn's problems after she discovers a body in the forest. While angry townspeople point accusing fingers at the environmentalists, Robyn isn't sure what to think...

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Hoot to Kill (massmarket)

ISBN 9780888012913
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Shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel

Most biologists believe the worst thing about field biology is watching everything else have sex except you. Robyn Devara is no exception. In the remote logging town of Marten Valley, Robyn knows she's not likely to win popularity contests, much less get any dates. After all, she's there to survey the old-growth forest for spotted owls, and, if she finds any of the endangered birds, it's going to mean big changes for the people of Marten Valley.

As it turns out, hostile locals and militant environmentalists are the least of Robyn's problems after she discovers a body in the forest. While angry townspeople point accusing fingers at the environmentalists, Robyn isn't sure what to think...

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Macaws of Death

ISBN 9780888012746
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Tropical birds in a smuggled suitcase. Expensive. Beautiful. Dead. But for field biologist Robyn Devara, this latest grim reminder of the illegal trade in endangered species includes an unexpected surprise--one of the birds is unknown to science.

Hot on the trail of the mysterious macaw, Robyn finds herself stationed at an isolated field camp in the Costa Rican jungle--certainly an exciting change from routine paperwork. Exciting, that is, until communication with the outside world is cut off, deadly snakes start slithering into cabins, and members of the field team begin to die...

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Monitor, The

ISBN 9780888012845
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Former University of Alberta lecturer Randy Craig is now working part-time at Edmonton's Grant MacEwan College, and struggling to make ends meet. That is, until she takes an evening job monitoring a chat room called Babel for an employer she knows only as "Chatgod." Between shutting down an online bookie and patrolling for porn, Randy begins to suspect a connection between a Texas woman having an online affair through Babel, and surfacing reports of man killed at his computer in the same state.

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Ptarmaggedon

ISBN 9780888013231
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Research scientist and amateur sleuth Robyn Devara is looking forward to a trip to the Yukon with her boyfriend, Kelt Roberson, when he tells about the bloody murder of a reclusive ptarmigan researcher. Robyn can't ignore a mystery and her curiosity is further piqued when she learns field notes have been left to her by the victim--an ornithologist named Selena Barry--a woman Robyn doesn't remember meeting.

At the isolated research camp Robyn pieces together the mystery, all the while wondering if the killer will strike again.

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Queen of Diamonds

ISBN 9780888013224
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Lorelei Good has a gift: she can relay messages from the afterlife, helping the bereaved speak with their departed loved ones. Of course, Lorelei's successful seances hinge on the talents of her little sister, Nixie "Nobody", who has a gift for creative dirt digging on Lorelei's desparate, and often wealthy, clientele.

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Red Heron

ISBN 9780888012401
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Dudley’s second Robyn Devara mystery, The Red Heron continues Devara’s ­intriguing misadventures. The poison in the ground and possibly in the water table of an environmentally sensitive wetland turns out to be the least of the crew’s ­worries as a sniper takes aim at Devara’s latest project. Sabotage turns into murder most bizarre when a dead man is found with a garden variety gnome and a pack of Polaroids.

Too bad the gnomes aren't talking....

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Roar of the Crowd, The

ISBN 9780888014702
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Wherever Randy Craig goes, trouble seems to follow. With the help of her friend Denise, Randy has landed a summer job with a high school theatre program linked to the FreeWill Shakespeare Festival.  But when a local actor shows up dead and Denise is the prime suspect, Randy has to find to a way to solve the mystery while surrounded with suspects who have no trouble lying to her face.

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