audiobook (Unabridged) ∣ An Eddie Dougherty Mystery
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Set amid the tumult of 1970 Montreal, this is "an extremely good crime novel [with] a seriously compelling mystery." — Booklist
A superb police procedural and a compelling page-turner for readers of Dennis Lehane
The police in Montreal have their hands full as FLQ, a militant separatist group, continue a campaign of violence. Bombs explode at the stock exchange and at McGill University. Riots break out at a parade. Diplomat James Cross and government minister Pierre Laporte are kidnapped — and the Canadian army moves into the streets. Against this dramatic backdrop, the "Vampire Killer" has murdered three women and a fourth is missing.
As the bulk of the police force focuses on the FLQ crisis, a young beat cop finds himself virtually alone as he hunts the serial killer. Constable Eddie Dougherty, the son of a French mother and an Irish Canadian father, is determined to take matters into his own hands before another victim dies ...