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The Weekly Recap – 4/6/18

by on April 6, 2018

Salish Sea Conference

This past week, the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference celebrated its 30th anniversary and hosted a conference that’s the largest and “most comprehensive event of its kind in the region. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community and business leaders, policy makers, educators, and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea ecosystem.”  (from https://wp.wwu.edu/salishseaconference/)

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Seeing trending on Twitter warms my heart. I loved writing about the Salish Sea in COLD EVIDENCE and my marine biologist hero and heroine would be eager for this conference.

The Squamish Tribe opened the conference, which was attended by 1300 people from the US and Canada.

For more information about the Salish Sea, visit:  http://www.seadocsociety.org/salish-sea-facts/

 

A KOBO Deal – Buy 2 Thrillers Get 1 Free!

Get 3 exciting suspense thrillers for the price of 2!  Fill your library with heart-pounding thrillers and save.  This deal ends April 11th.

TINDERBOX is part of this super KOBO deal, so if you’ve been waiting to buy a copy, now is a great time.  I highly recommend Heather Sunseri’s CUT IN DARKNESS and M.A. Comley’s SOLE INTENTION.

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After dozens of Lexington, Kentucky’s forgotten—mostly prostitutes and the homeless—swamp local hospitals from apparent overdoses over the 4th of July weekend, Kentucky cops soon discover a new synthetic form of heroin is infecting their communities, and that gangs—namely the outlaw motorcycle gang Samael’s Army—are responsible for using a “disposable”  population to test the new drug.

Soon after, the deadly new drug claims the daughter of a U.S. senator, and FBI Director Jack Waller assigns Brooke Fairfax to the case. Because the synthetic opioid was created in a lab, the feds turn to the expertise of billionaire chemist Declan O’Roark, who is all too happy to lend a hand if it will bring him closer to Brooke.

As Brooke and Declan are forced to work together, Declan attempts to tear down the barriers around Brooke’s heart. But when Brooke gets drawn into the depths of the outlaw motorcycle gang she’s investigating, she and Declan both fear for her life.

 

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Former police officers Ellen Brazil and Brian Lynx have joined forces to start a successful missing persons investigation firm which has just been contracted to find the wife of bodybuilder Will Endersbe. Ellen discovers that a number of women with similar features and hair colour have also vanished in the Worcester area. Ellen and Brian suspect a serial kidnapper is to blame, and without a body, the police are happy to leave the case in their hands to solve.

Hoping the women are still alive, Ellen digs for clues and races to find the women, despite her troubled private life and a meddlesome stepfather with a violent secret.

 

https://www.kobo.com/us/en/p/thrillersus

 

 

 

The Most Popular Post of the Week

Brownies.  Need I say more?

 

 

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