Wayne Arthurson’s debut, Fall from Grace, marks him as a promising new voice in Canadian fiction. When Edmonton newspaper reporter Leo Desroches is assigned to cover the murder of an Aboriginal woman, his half-Cree heritage immediately identifies with the victim. Before long Leo discovers a pattern of murdered natives that goes back 20 years, and a police force that could not care less. Still fighting his own demons, Leo vows to uncover a brutal serial killer.
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Wayne Arthurson drew critical acclaim from the likes of Booklist and Library Journal for Fall from Grace, his genre-bending debut featuring half-Cree, half-French Canadian reporter Leo Desroches. In this sequel, Leo poses as a homeless man for a story but ends up chasing something more sinister when a Native street kid he befriends is murdered. Investigating the brutal culture of a local gang known as Redd Alert, Leo uncovers secrets that jeopardize both his safety and the life he’s built since beating his gambling addiction.