Killers




      Killers
It is mid winter when the body of Dr Gerard Roth is found floating in the killer whale pool in Vancouver s main aquarium Although he is known to enjoy tempting fate by swimming amongst the dangerous mammals in the aquarium s collection, there are signs that he met his death at human hands Detectives Jack Willows and Claire Parker are called in to investigate Meanwhile, feckless, unemployed actor Chris Spacy believes he actually witnessed Roth s body being dumped in the pool, but he s not exactly sure his blurred memory wasn t a drug induced hallucination With blackmail on his mind, he goes after the likely killer an action that provokes further bloodshed, and complicates an already murky case for the two detectives Killers, which marks the seventh appearance of detectives Willows and Parker, is a strong addition to Laurence Gough s much acclaimed and award winning series. Read Killers author Laurence Gough – heartforum.co.uk

Laurence Gough, who lives with his wife and two children in Vancouver, has written twelve Willows and Parker mysteries The Goldfish Bowl, winner of an Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel from the Crime Writers of Canada Death on a No 8 Hook Hot Shots, winner of an Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year Serious Crimes Accidental Deaths Fall Down Easy Killers Heartbreaker Memory Lane Karaoke Rap Shutterbug and Funny Money His international thriller, Sandstorm, won the Author Award fiction from the Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Letters in 1991 Series Willows Parker

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Killers
  • Laurence Gough
  • English
  • 11 March 2018
  • 0771034393

10 thoughts on “ Killers

  1. Linda Strong says:

    This book is smack dab in the middle of a crime series which features Jack Willows and Claire Parker, homicide detectives.Dr Gerard Roth is a well respected employee of the Vancouver Public Aquarium There was nothing he lovedthan swimming in the tanks with the sharks He wasn t always alone The sharks were not the meanest thing in the water Dr Roth was a mean, vicious man.His body is found in the tanks that hold a pair of killer whales He s mostly intact.Willows and Parker are call This book is smack dab in the middle of a crime series which features Jack Willows and Claire Parker, homicide detectives.Dr Gerard Roth is a well respected employee of the Vancouver Public Aquarium There was nothing he lovedthan swimming in the tanks with the sharks He wasn t ...

  2. Richard says:

    Another interesting and mildly humourous police drama from the pen of Laurence Gough.Set in Vancouver, British Columbia this series is a little different from the usual books available and provides a new and refreshing look at a team of homicide detectives.Jack Willows and Claire Parker are partners and where other authors have sexual tension in such situations, will he, won t she, their relationship not just pushes boundaries it tears conventions down Indeed they seemlike an old married Another interesting and mildly humourous police drama from the pen of Laurence Gough.Set in Vancouver, British Columbia this series is a little different from the usual books available and provides a new and refreshing look at a team of homicide detectives.Jack Willows and Claire Parker are partners and where other authors have sexual tension in such situations, will he, won t she, their relationship not just pushes boundaries it tears conventions down Indeed they seemlike an old married couple currently their single status is under t...

  3. Philip says:

    This is a great series with very well developed characters including even the bad guys and most of the minor players but Willows and Parker are fabulous, Bradley is still the boss every cop would love to work for and his whole squad keep reminding me of Ed McBain s 87th Precinct Although this book has a couple of murders, some great detective work, many suspects with solid motives and a major twist that I never saw coming but should have I think all of that takes a backseat to the personal deve This is a great series with very well developed characters including even the bad guys and most of the minor players but Willows and Parker are fabulous, Bradley is still the boss every cop would love to work for and his whole squad keep reminding me of Ed McBain s 87th Precinct Although this book has a couple of murders, some great detective work, many suspects with solid motives and a major twist that I never saw coming but should have I think all of that takes a backseat to the personal developments in Willows and Parker s lives and it s nice to follow the progress of their romance and it s also nice to follow the personal developments ...

  4. Kathleen Gray says:

    You can read this independent of the other books in this series and still have a good time The setting is interesting and the characters well developed Jack and Clare make a good team Neatly written Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC you wi...

  5. Book Him Danno says:

    I didn t know this was a series when I started to read the book and found I was a little lost with how the characters interacted with each other The mystery is good with the right amount of balance to keep readers reading to the end of the story and wanting a little .ARC from Netgalley

  6. Peter says:

    the 7th outing by Gough of his intriguing detective pairing of Willows and Parker.

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