The Reluctant Detective

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The Reluctant Detective

  Author:   Finley Martin    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

A young widow, orphan and mother, Wilhelmina Anne Brown is just beginning to find some stability in her new home in Prince Edward Island when she is forced to deal with the death of her beloved uncle, Bill Darby.  Darby, a Charlottetown private investigator, leaves Anne and her fourteen-year-old daughter a small savings account and his business, where Anne has worked as office manager for six years. What follows is Anne’s struggle to protect her family, find justice for her clients, and forge a new life for herself in this page-turning thriller. 

Details and Specs
ISBN:9781894838788
Item AC0081
PublisherAcorn Press
PublishedMay 15 2012
Language eng
Pages 243
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.25(in) x 6(in)
Weight385(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
A former teacher and PR consultant, Finley Martin is a prolific writer. His poetry and short stories have appeared in Inscape, The Oyster in the Ooze, Voices Down East, and were broadcast over a CBC Radio production, We Are the Wind and More (Maritime Poets 1973).  He has given poetry readings in Ottawa, Ontario; Charlottetown, P.E.I.; Sackville, N.B.; and over CBC  Charlottetown. He has ghost-written pieces that appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines and has produced documentaries for CBC TV. He has authored two books  A View From the Bridge and New Atlantic Writing.