Anne's ninth Collins-Burke mystery novel, Lament for Bonnie, is now available and is winning great reviews. A fine time was had by all at the book launch at Durty Nelly's in Halifax. Also, Ruined Abbey is now out in paperback.
Anne was named one of ten rising Canadian mystery writers to watch, by Quill & Quire in 2007, and one of the best of the new group of crime authors, by the Globe and Mail in 2016.
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Anne's new novel, Ruined Abbey, is getting glowing reviews. The book was launched on May 3 in Halifax. Click on the cover image to find a description of the story and see the reviews.
The Globe and Mail recommends Blood on a Saint as one of 10 crime novels to read this season. "The seventh book in the series is one of the best yet."
Blood on a Saint. The National Post says: "What elevates Emery's latest from a superior exercise in suspense into something larger is the way she explores what people disclose and what they don't." See the review: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/11/22/crimewave-blood-on-a-saint-really-dead-up-in-smoke/
Booklist: "Another sharply plotted entry in the Collins-Burke series, which is distinguished by its well-drawn characters and unique setting."
Kirkus Reviews: "Emery skillfully blends homicide with wit,music, theology, quirky characters and a Nova Scotian atmosphere."
“Halifax lawyer Anne Emery’s terrific series featuring lawyer Monty Collins and priest Brennan Burke gets better with every book. ... Filled with Irish history and lore, this is a delightful change for Emery’s regulars.” - Globe and Mail