The Monitor: a Randy Craig mystery

The Monitor: a Randy Craig mystery

by Janice MacDonald

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Overview

You're being watched. 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 a man killed at his computer in the same state.

Soon, Randy realizes that a killer is brokering hits through Babel and may be operating in Edmonton. The police are sceptical, as is Chatgod, and it seems Randy's only ally is a mysterious fellow monitor who calls himself Alchemist. Randy doesn't know whom she can trust, but the killer is on to her, and now she must figure out where the psychopath is, all the while staying one IP address ahead of becoming the next victim.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780888014573
Publisher: Turnstone Press
Publication date: 10/20/2003
Series: Randy Craig Mysteries , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 684 KB

About the Author

Janice MacDonald holds a Master's in English Literature from the University of Alberta where she has worked as a sessional lecturer, radio producer and bartender. She also spent a decade teaching literature, communications and creative writing at Grant MacEwan College and has held positions as both an online chatroom monitor, and distance course instructor. A consummate folkie, she plays five-string banjo, fiddle, guitar, and piano, wrote the music and lyrics for two touring historical musicals and has been a singer/songwriter. Janice lives in Edmonton with her husband Randy and is the proud mother of two glorious grown girls.
Janice MacDonald is the author of nine books, including novels, non-fiction titles, and a children’s book. Janice’s stories and essays have been widely anthologized, and her popular Randy Craig novels were the first mystery series set in Edmonton. She has taught English literature, communications and creative writing at both the University of Alberta and Grant MacEwan College and is currently the organizational storyteller for the Province of Alberta. She lives and writes in Edmonton

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