Open Secret will be the second book in a series featuring Coroner Bern Fortin. An excerpt from Simon & Schuster’s page for the book provides the following about the book:
After the abrupt end to his military career Bern has settled into an uneasy peace in his new life in Kootenay Landing—a peace he knows can’t last. Out for a fall hike, he discovers Dr. Juniper Sinclair, the town’s lone doctor, attempting to revive small-time drug dealer Seymour Melnychuk, who has been shot in the forehead. In a seemingly unrelated incident, Gary Dowd abandons his van while crossing the US border. Gary is a local father of two, an accountant, and a steady, predictable guy. He’s also been best friends with Seymour Melnychuk since elementary school.
The full book page can be found at http://books.simonandschuster.
The first book in the series was Confined Space.
Deryn provides the following about herself on her website:
Deryn Collier grew up in Ottawa and Montreal and is a graduate of McGill University. After a very short career as a federal bureaucrat she ran away to the mountains of BC where she has been ever since. She has worked in a log yard, a brewery, as a doctor recruiter and a communications consultant.
Deryn’s first novel, Confined Space was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for best unpublished first crime novel by the Crime Writers of Canada. It was published in Canada by Simon & Schuster in 2012.
Deryn lives in Nelson, BC with her family and blogs about crime fiction and life in the mountains www.deryncollier.com.
The remaining parts to the cover reveal can be found at:
I am looking forward to reading Open Secret especially as I have not read mysteries set in central B.C.