The Ambitious City: A MacNeice Mystery - The MacNeice Mysteries (Paperback)Scott Thornley (author)
The gripping second installment of the MacNeice Mysteries reads like a crossover episode between Sons of Anarchy and Dexter, as Detective Superintendent MacNeice and his team face off against a gang of violent bikers and a bloodthirsty serial killer...
As a local biker war rages - seven shrink-wrapped corpses have been found buried on a farm just outside of Dundurn - an ambitious waterfront project meant to revive the dying industrial city is underway. Dredging is nearly complete when six more bodies turn up at the bottom of the lake. With the body count rising, the situation in Dundurn escalates as a serial killer begins targeting the city's successful young women of colour.
Outgunned by the bikers and outmaneuvered by the serial killer, MacNeice convinces Fiza Aziz, the young Muslim detective who burned out on their last case together, to come back to the force. Things go well until Aziz deliberately puts herself in the killer's sights...
Publisher: House of Anansi Press Ltd ,Canada
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 25 mm
No writer grabs the violent new zeitgeist more firmly than Scott Thornley with his second book, The Ambitious City.* Toronto Star *
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