cover image A Chill Rain in January

A Chill Rain in January

Laurali R. Wright, L. R. Wright. Penguin Books, $4.5 (288pp) ISBN 978-0-14-012982-3

RCMP Sgt. Karl Alberg and other residents of Sechelt, British Columbia, introduced in The Suspect encounter Zoe Strahan, a beautiful, aloof killer who has most recently dispatched her blackmail-minded brother and is planning an attack on both her nephew and an elderly woman. PW called this ``rich in humorous and poignant aspects as well as fierce suspense.'' (May)