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The Ambitious City

A MacNeice Mystery   |   The MacNeice Mysteries: Book 2

Written by Scott Thornley

Published June 26, 2018 | ISBN 9781487003272
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural

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Regular price $16.95 CAD

464 pages
Digital Format

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About this book

The Ambitious City

A MacNeice Mystery

The MacNeice Mysteries: Book 2

Scott Thornley

As a local biker war rages — seven shrink-wrapped corpses have been found buried on a farm just outside of Dundurn — an ambitious waterfront project meant to revive the dying industrial city is underway. Dredging is nearly complete when six more bodies turn up at the bottom of the lake. With the body count rising, the situation in Dundurn escalates as a serial killer begins targeting the city’s successful young women of colour.

Outgunned by the bikers and outmaneuvered by the serial killer, MacNeice convinces Fiza Aziz, the young Muslim detective who burned out on their last case together, to come back to the force. Things go well until Aziz deliberately puts herself in the killer’s sights.

The Ambitious City is the smart and suspenseful second installment in Scott Thornley’s critically acclaimed MacNeice Mysteries series.

About the Author

Scott Thornley

SCOTT THORNLEY grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, which inspired his fictional Dundurn. He is the author of four novels in the critically acclaimed MacNeice Mysteries series: Erasing Memory, The Ambitious City, Raw Bone, and the forthcoming Vantage Point. Thornley divides his time between Toronto and the southwest of France.