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The Dark Side

A Collection of Mysteries & Thrillers

by (author) Kathy Reichs, Andrew Pyper, Brad Smith, Robert Pobi, Nick Cutter, Deryn Collier, David Rotenberg, Sean Slater, Don Gutteridge, Robert Rotenberg & Jennifer Hillier

Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Initial publish date
Mar 2014
Category
Thrillers, General, General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781476785400
    Publish Date
    Mar 2014
    List Price
    $0.00 USD

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Welcome to The Dark Side, a collection of excerpts from some of Simon & Schuster Canada’s most terrifying, mysterious, and suspenseful novels. From Nick Cutter’s old-school thriller, The Troop, to Kathy Reichs’ internationally bestselling Bones series, these stories will leave you trembling.
The Dark Side ebook includes excerpts from:
Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs
The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper
Shoot the Dog by Brad Smith
Eye of the Storm by Rob Pobi
The Troop by Nick Cutter
Open Secret by Deryn Collier
A Murder of Crows by David Rotenberg
The Guilty by Sean Slater
Death of a Patriot by Don Gutteridge
Stranglehold by Robert Rotenberg
Freak by Jennifer Hillier

About the authors

Kathy Reichs’s first novel Déjà Dead, published in 1997was a #1 New York Times bestseller and won the Ellis Award for Best First Novel. A Conspiracy of Bones is Kathy’s nineteenth entry in her series featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. Kathy was also a producer of the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels. She is one of very few forensic anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of both the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, and as a member of the National Police Services Advisory Council in Canada. She divides her time between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Montreal, Québec. Visit Kathy at KathyReichs.com.

Kathy Reichs' profile page

ANDREW PYPER is the author of Lost Girls, his highly acclaimed first novel that was a bestseller in Canada, in the Top 10 on the TimesUK paperback list and in the Top 30 of The New York Times paperback bestseller list. The novel was selected as a Notable Book of the Year by The Globe and Mail and The New York Times and is currently being adapted for the screen. His second novel, The Trade Mission, was selected as a Top 10 Best Book of the Year by the Toronto Star and was published in Canada, the US and the UK to great acclaim. Pyper is also theauthor of Kiss Me, a collection of short stories. While researching and writing The Wildfire Season, he spent three of the past five summers living in the Yukon. His home is in Toronto. Visit his website at www.andrewpyper.com.

Andrew Pyper's profile page

Brad Smith, writer born and raised in the hamlet of Canfield, in southern Ontario, a couple of hours from Toronto. After high school, he worked for the signal department of the Canadian National Railway for three years, and then got a chance to work on a rail project in South Africa. Upon returning from Africa, Smith worked all over the place - Alberta, British Columbia, Texas - at a variety of jobs. Farmer, signalman, insulator, truck driver, bartender, schoolteacher, maintenance mechanic, roofer, and so on. He became a carpenter and built custom homes in Canada. He still works as a carpenter when not writing. He now lives in an eighty-year-old farmhouse near the north shore of Lake Erie. His books have been published by Penguin Canada, Doubleday Canada, Simon & Schuster Canada and his forthcoming novel will be published by At Bay Press.

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Robert Pobi is a former antiques dealer and an avid fisherman. Originally from Montreal, he now splits his time between a cabin in the mountains and the Florida Keys. Author of the international bestselling psychological thriller Bloodman, Pobi writes every day at a desk that once belonged to the enigmatic Italian banker Roberto Calvi.

Robert Pobi's profile page

Nick Cutter is a pseudonym for an acclaimed author of novels and short stories. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Deryn Collier grew up in Ottawa and Montreal and is a graduate of McGill University. She now lives in Nelson, British Columbia, with her family and welcomes visitors to her blog at DerynCollier.com.

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David Rotenberg has published five mysteries set in modern China as well as the Canadian bestselling historical fiction novel Shanghai. He is the artistic director of the internationally renowned Professional Actors Lab. He has directed on Broadway, in South Africa, in major regional theatres in North America and for television. He directed the first Canadian play staged in the People’s Republic of China—in Mandarin. He lives in Toronto.

David Rotenberg's profile page

Sean Slater is the pseudonym for Vancouver Police Officer Sean Sommerville. As a police officer, Sommerville works in Canada's poorest slum, the Downtown East Side—an area rife with poverty, mental illness, drug use, prostitution, and gang warfare. He has investigated everything from frauds and extortions to homicides. Sommerville has written numerous columns and editorials for the city newspaper. When not patrolling the “Skids,” Sean is working hard on the next novel in the Jacob Striker series.

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Don Gutteridge is the author of more than forty books: poetry, fiction and scholarly works in educational theory and practice. He was born in Sarnia, Ontario, and raised in the nearby village of Point Edward. He graduated from Western University in 1960 with an Honours English degree, and taught high school English for seven years before moving to the Western Faculty of Education. He taught there for twenty—five years and is now Professor Emeritus. He lives in London, Ontario. In a review of his book The Way It Was, in The Western News, Kane Faucher said Gutteridge's poems have been "memorially 'lived in'" and "must negotiate a world with - and without - words…Both pleasant and haunting, we are treated to a world of velvet voices…in a memorial transfer from past to present, from present to beyond."

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Robert Rotenberg is one of Toronto’s top criminal lawyers and the author of several bestselling novels, including Old City Hall, The Guilty Plea, Stray Bullets, and Stranglehold. He lives in Toronto with his wife, television news producer Vaune Davis, and their three children. Visit him at RobertRotenberg.com or follow him @RobertRotenberg.

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Jennifer Hillier made her fiction debut with Creep, and is now the author of six psychological thrillers. Originally from Canada, she spent eight years in the Pacific Northwest before returning to the Toronto area, where she lives with her husband and son. Visit her on the web at JenniferHillierBooks.com.

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