By William Deverell
A new version of the Arthur Ellis Award profitable crime novel
Arthur Beauchamp, the scholarly, self-doubting legend of the B.C. felony bar, is having fun with his retirement on B.C.’s Garibaldi Island whilst he's dragged again to court docket to safeguard an outdated consumer. Nick “The Owl” Faloon, one of many world’s most sensible jewel thieves, has been accused of raping and murdering a psychologist. Beauchamp has scarcely registered how not likely it really is that the rascally Faloon may dedicate a savage homicide whilst his personal own lifestyles takes an abrupt flip. His new spouse, Margaret Blake, natural farmer and environmental activist, has taken up place of abode 50 ft above flooring in a tree of an old-growth wooded area that she is decided to avoid wasting for the eagles and from the loggers. Beauchamp shuttles among Vancouver and the island, doing what he can to shield Faloon, retailer the wooded area, and rescue his spouse. half court mystery, half vintage whodunit, April Fool sees Deverell writing on the best of his shape, with an important dollop of humour.
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April Fool: An Arthur Beauchamp Novel by William Deverell