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ISBN: 9781894838788

The Reluctant Detective

  Author:   Finley Martin    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

A young widow, orphan and mother, Wilhelmina Anne Brown is just beginning to find some stability in her new home in Prince Edward Island when she is forced to deal with the death of her beloved uncle, Bill Darby.  Darby, a Charlottetown private investigator, leaves Anne and her fourteen-year-old daughter a small savings account and his business, where Anne has worked as office manager for six years. What follows is Anne’s struggle to protect her family, find justice for her clients, and forge a new life for herself in this page-turning thriller. 

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838788
Item AC0081
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onMay 15 2012
Language eng
Pages 243
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight385(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Finley Martin's education includes a B.A, M.A. (English) and a B.Ed., as well as Master's Certificate for forty-ton vessels. For two years he was public relations director for International Correspondence Schools and its subsidiaries. He had taught writing courses at the University of Prince Edward Island. His publishing credits include poetry and short stories. He wrote one history book: A View From the Bridge (1984). He edited and contributed to a literary anthology called New Atlantic Writing (1975). He penned feature stories for US and Canadian magazines and wrote and narrated five broadcast journalism pieces for CBC-Radio. He wrote two novels, The Reluctant Detective (2011) and the award-winning The Dead Letter (2015).