Praise for Among the Departed...
"An unsparing look at love in all its variations, including coming to terms with it the second time around."
"A rugged western landscape
and modern-day Mounties
make this a series to watch."
of the Kate Shugak series
One morning fifteen years ago, young Nicky Nowak's father went for a walk. He was never seen again.
Now it's autumn in Trafalgar, B.C., and Adam Tocek of the RCMP and his dog Norman are called to help search for a lost boy. The child is found unharmed, but Norman finds something else: human bones. The find prompts the Trafalgar City Police to re-open the Brian Nowak investigation. They find a family shattered beyond recognition. Nicky Nowak, gorgeous, charming, and elegant, now lives in Vancouver. Yet beneath that facade is a woman who brings a terrifying threat to another innocent family in Trafalgar....
Among the Departed is fifth in Vicki Delany's traditional village mystery series.