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Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
I am a lawyer in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada who enjoys reading, especially mysteries. Since 2000 I have been writing personal book reviews. This blog includes my reviews, information on and interviews with authors and descriptions of mystery bookstores I have visited. I strive to review all Saskatchewan mysteries. Other Canadian mysteries are listed under the Rest of Canada. As a lawyer I am always interested in legal mysteries. I have a separate page for legal mysteries. Occasionally my reviews of legal mysteries comment on the legal reality of the mystery. You can follow the progression of my favourite authors with up to 15 reviews. Each year I select my favourites in "Bill's Best of ----". As well as current reviews I am posting reviews from 2000 to 2011. Below my most recent couple of posts are the posts of Saskatchewan mysteries I have reviewed alphabetically by author. If you only want a sentence or two description of the book and my recommendation when deciding whether to read the book look at the bold portion of the review. If you would like to email me the link to my email is on the profile page.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

5.) The Mitrokhin Archive by Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrohkin – A history of the KBG in the West. 996 pages. (Feb. 12/00)

4.) A Time to Die by Wilbur Smith – A thriller featuring Sean Courtney in Mozambique during the civil war of the late 1980’s. (Feb. 7/00)
3.) William Osler: A Life in Medicine by Michael Bliss – A biography of the great Canadian 19th / 20th Century doctor. (Jan. 20/00)
 2.) The Conductor by Jerry Kennealy – A police/ international terroirst thriller set in San Francisco. (Jan. 6/00)
1.) Scandal at the Savoy by Arthur Rose – The story of the 1923 murder trial of Marie Fahmy. (Jan. 3/00)

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