April Fool: An Arthur Beauchamp Novel by William Deverell

By William Deverell

A re-creation of the Arthur Ellis Award profitable crime novel

Arthur Beauchamp, the scholarly, self-doubting legend of the B.C. legal bar, is having fun with his retirement on B.C.’s Garibaldi Island while he's dragged again to courtroom to guard an previous purchaser. Nick “The Owl” Faloon, one of many world’s most sensible jewel thieves, has been accused of raping and murdering a psychologist. Beauchamp has scarcely registered how not likely it truly is that the rascally Faloon may well dedicate a savage homicide while his personal own existence takes an abrupt flip. His new spouse, Margaret Blake, natural farmer and environmental activist, has taken up place of abode 50 ft above flooring in a tree of an old-growth wooded area that she is decided to save lots of for the eagles and from the loggers. Beauchamp shuttles among Vancouver and the island, doing what he can to protect Faloon, shop the wooded area, and rescue his spouse. half court docket mystery, half vintage whodunit, April Fool sees Deverell writing on the best of his shape, with an incredible dollop of humour.

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