Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery

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A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly More
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About J. A. Menzies

While I’d hate to stumble on a real body under any circumstances, I have a thing about noticing the “perfect” locations for finding mythical bodies. In order not to waste this fascinating (and hopefully, unusual) skill, I decided to write mysteries.

I’m a member of various writers’ organizations, including Sisters in Crime and Crime Writers of Canada. I also teach workshops for writers. I especially enjoy sharing some of my secrets on developing plots. (One of my favorite reviews, from Library Journal, called me a “master of plotting.”)

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Review by: sonyaluvsjesus on July 14, 2015 :
First rate story, although it is over 300 pages (which I like unless it is awful) it kept me turning pages far into the night. Excellent book. I would definitely recommend it to my friends.
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Review by: Greg vanny on May 14, 2015 : (no rating)
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Excellent story line and kept me wondering "who dun it|. very reminiscent of Agatha Christie and other great mystery writers. The detailing of the players makes you really feel part of the story. The 'prying" into the lives of the players involved in the case, as well as the lives of the police makes for an interesting insight into the way the case evolves.. will definitely read again
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Review by: Ella N. Sheen on March 27, 2015 : (no rating)
I absolutely love your book cover! It had me gawking and wishing to know more about your book.
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