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Longlisted for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel in Canada!
The fourth Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novel.
A man in a business suit offers the protection of his umbrella to an unsuspecting woman ... and several days later she turns up dead. The terrifying serial killer known as the Rainy Day Killer is now hunting new victims in the city of Glendale ... whenever it rains.
The third Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novel.
When billionaire H.J. Jarrett is shot to death on a bike path in prestigious Granger Park, the killer is seen running away by a man who is apparently in the right place at the right time. However, Glendale Homicide Lieutenant Hank Donaghue and Detective Karen Stainer discover to their dismay that their only eyewitness suffers from a rare psychotic disorder that makes his testimony useless!
The revised edition of The Ghost Man, Michael J. McCann's first novel, has now been published!
First there was the car accident that claimed his beloved wife. Then came the grueling months of recuperation from his injuries. Now his constant companions are ghosts seeking worldly release. His new home is haunted by the ghost of a young girl demanding his help. His friends and neighbours are under attack by strange, destructive forces. Who is the Angry Man who haunts his dreams … and what does the demon controlling him want of Simon Guthrie?
The second Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novel.
Homicide Lieutenant Hank Donaghue is alone on vacation, passing through southwest Virginia, when he stops overnight in the small town of Harmony. Without warning, the police kick down the door of his motel room in the middle of the night and drags him off to jail on suspicion of murder!