The Dead Letter

The Dead Letter

by Finley Martin
The Dead Letter

The Dead Letter

by Finley Martin


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“A tale of sex, murder, and political intrigue on Prince Edward Island . . . an absorbing tale that has excitement and soul in equal measure.” —Publishers Weekly
In 2001, a Canadian police constable murders his girlfriend in a fit of jealous rage. When he realizes what he’s done, he manages to construct an elaborate cover-up. Only one person knows the truth.
Now, more than a decade later, Anne Brown is running her late uncle’s detective agency after spending several years as his assistant. One day, the postman delivers a long-lost letter addressed to her uncle from a woman named Carolyn Jollimore. She says she has evidence about a murder and begs for help. With her uncle dead, Anne looks up the letter’s author—but finds that Jollimore, too, is now dead, and that a old case once thought solved may not be as simple as it seemed . . .
This twisting novel of mystery and suspense from a new star in Canadian crime fiction features the private investigator first introduced in The Reluctant Detective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927502365
Publisher: The Acorn Press
Publication date: 10/15/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

A former teacher and PR consultant, Finley Martin is a prolific writer. His poetry and short stories have appeared in Inscape, The Oyster in the Ooze, Voices Down East, and were broadcast over a CBC Radio production, We Are the Wind and More (Maritime Poets 1973).  He has given poetry readings in Ottawa, Ontario; Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Sackville, N.B.; and over CBC  Charlottetown. He has ghost-written pieces that appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines and has produced documentaries for CBC TV. He has authored two books  A View From the Bridge and New Atlantic Writing.
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