Ava Lee

Created by Ian Hamilton "I chase bad debts for a living. You can't be cynical enough." -- Ava responds to accusations that she's too cynical for "someone so young" in The Disciple of Las Vegas The spin is that if Jack Reacher and Lisbeth Salander had a daughter, she might well turn out like Toronto-based AVA … Continue reading Ava Lee

Neil Walker

Created by Bill Prentice NEIL WALKER is a former Mountie who specialized in Financial Crimes. Now he's a Toronto private eye, but money laundering, financial scams and political corruption seem to still be his beat, in this promising new series by Canadian writer Bill Prentice.Bill Prentice is a crime fiction writerwhose debut novel Why Was … Continue reading Neil Walker

Frankie Drake & Trudy Clarke (Frankie Drake Mysteries)

Created by Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci World class, my ass. This "frothy" (that's what a friend called it; I won't be that charitable) CBC drama series follows the adventures of 1920s-era motorcycle-riding private detective FRANKIE DRAKE and her associate TRUDY CLARKE. Together they make up Drake Private Detectives, the city’s only all-female detective agency. It's no … Continue reading Frankie Drake & Trudy Clarke (Frankie Drake Mysteries)