A musical cold case has Cullen and Cobb back on the beat.
On February 28, 1965, a young singer named Ellie Foster stepped into the alley behind The Depression, a Calgary folk club where she shared the bill with Joni Anderson, later to become famous as Joni Mitchell. During a cigarette break in the back alley, Ellie was forced into a car and the musicians with her were shot and killed. The investigation that followed turned up no sign of the kidnappers, and Ellie Foster was never seen again.
Now, more than fifty years after the singer’s disappearance, Ellie’s granddaughter approaches Cullen and Cobb to try to find out what happened to her grandmother. The search for the truth about Ellie Foster takes the two investigators straight into the past. They find themselves investigating a failed political assassination and discover that there are those who will stop at nothing, even half a century later, to ensure that certain secrets remain untold.
David A. Poulsen has been a teacher, actor, cowboy, high school football coach, and — most of all — a writer. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Serpents Rising and Dead Air, the first two books in the Cullen and Cobb Mystery series. He lives on a ranch in the Alberta foothills near Calgary.
Very well researched—brought tears to my eyes reading about my old haunts and old friends no longer with us … kind of brought them back to life for me.
Brims with nostalgia for a fondly remembered era set forth in a relaxed, amiable style.
Fans of detecting duos who don’t know Cullen and Cobb need to make their acquaintance immediately.
Last Song Sung is plot driven, compassionate storytelling.
David A. Poulsen is a brilliant storyteller and observer … Last Song Sung is destined to go to number 1 with a bullet.
A great Canadian set read with a great sense of a misunderstood city.
Fans of The Sixties folk music era will be intrigued by David A. Poulsen’s latest Cullen and Cobb mystery.