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Gail Bowen


Gail Bowen’s Joanne Kilbourn mysteries have made her one of Canada’s most popular crime writers. The first book in the series, Deadly Appearances (1990), was nominated for the W.H. Smith — Books in Canada award for best first novel. Bowen has also written five plays that have been produced across Canada, and several of her mysteries have been made into TV movies starring Wendy Crewson as Joanne. Head of the English Department at the First Nations University of Canada, the Toronto-born Gail Bowen lives in Regina.

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12 Rose Street
Written by Gail Bowen

Hardcover | 304 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2400-9 (0-7710-2400-2)

March 3, 2015 | $29.95

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12 Rose Street
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771024009
Our Price: $29.95
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12 Rose Street
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | 304 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2402-3 (0-7710-2402-9)

March 3, 2015 | $





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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 272 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-0999-0 (0-7710-0999-2)

August 5, 2014 | $17.95

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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771009990
Our Price: $17.95
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A national bestseller in hardcover, the 14th Joanne Kilbourn novel is as rich in human drama as all the series: Jo and Zack's young daughter's precocious artistic talent draws the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem. A treat for readers of Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache...

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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

Hardcover | 272 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-0998-3 (0-7710-0998-4)

August 13, 2013 | $29.95

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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771009983
Our Price: $29.95
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Joanne Kilbourn is as feisty as ever in the 14th book of the series that bears her name. This time, Jo and Zack's young daughter Taylor's precocious talent as a painter has drawn the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem . . .
 
Jo and Zack...

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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-0993-8 (0-7710-0993-3)

August 13, 2013 | $4.99

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The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771009938
Our Price: $4.99


Joanne Kilbourn is as feisty as ever in the 14th book of the series that bears her name. This time, Jo and Zack's young daughter Taylor's precocious talent as a painter has drawn the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem . . .
 
Jo and Zack...

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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 336 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-1674-5 (0-7710-1674-3)

April 23, 2013 | $16.99

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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771016745
Our Price: $16.99
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 A Globe and Mail bestseller in its first week, the thirteenth in Gail Bowen's beloved Joanne Kilbourn mystery series is the best of them all: very bad things happen very close to home, and Joanne may never be quite the same again.

     "Security for any one of us lies in greater...



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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

Hardcover | 336 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-1689-9 (0-7710-1689-1)

April 24, 2012 | $29.99

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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771016899
Our Price: $29.99
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The thirteenth in Gail Bowen's beloved and award-winning Joanne Kilbourn mystery series promises to be the best of them all: some very bad things happen very, very close to home, and Joanne may never be quite the same again.
 
"Security for any one of us lies in greater abundance for all of...

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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-1666-0 (0-7710-1666-2)

April 24, 2012 | $12.99

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Kaleidoscope
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771016660
Our Price: $12.99


The thirteenth in Gail Bowen's beloved and award-winning Joanne Kilbourn mystery series promises to be the best of them all: some very bad things happen very, very close to home, and Joanne may never be quite the same again.
 
"Security for any one of us lies in greater abundance for all of...

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The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 344 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-0-7710-0994-5 (0-7710-0994-1)

August 9, 2011 | $16.99

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The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771009945
Our Price: $16.99
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The bestselling Gail Bowen returns with a gripping story of marriage, politics, sex, and murder.

With a general election just weeks away, Joanne Kilbourn is following the campaign of Ginny Monaghan, a woman who has her eyes set on the leadership of the federal Conservative Party and whose success depends, not so...

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The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-1-55199-233-4 (1-55199-233-7)

August 9, 2011 | $12.99

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The Brutal Heart
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992334
Our Price: $12.99


The bestselling Gail Bowen returns with a gripping story of marriage, politics, sex, and murder.

With a general election just weeks away, Joanne Kilbourn is following the campaign of Ginny Monaghan, a woman who has her eyes set on the leadership of the federal Conservative Party and whose success depends, not so...

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The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 304 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-0-7710-1347-8 (0-7710-1347-7)

August 9, 2011 | $16.99

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The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771013478
Our Price: $16.99
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The tenth novel in the highly acclaimed Joanne Kilbourn series features the murderous fallout of a tell-all book on the troubled adult children of Canadian celebrities.

When journalist Kathryn Morrissey’s sensational book on the lives of thirteen adult children of prominent Canadians is published, one of the parents, Sam Parker, is furious...

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The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-1-55199-246-4 (1-55199-246-9)

August 9, 2011 | $12.99

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The Endless Knot
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992464
Our Price: $12.99


The tenth novel in the highly acclaimed Joanne Kilbourn series features the murderous fallout of a tell-all book on the troubled adult children of Canadian celebrities.

When journalist Kathryn Morrissey’s sensational book on the lives of thirteen adult children of prominent Canadians is published, one of the parents, Sam Parker, is furious...

Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-0-7710-1349-2 (0-7710-1349-3)

August 9, 2011 | $16.99

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The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771013492
Our Price: $16.99
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The ninth novel of Gail Bowen’s popular series finds Canada’s favourite amateur sleuth, Joanne Kilbourn, on holiday at a cottage borrowed from a lawyer friend, one of a cluster of summer homes owned by lawyers from the same prestigious firm. When one of them kills himself the night after a long...

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The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths; Fiction
978-1-55199-617-2 (1-55199-617-0)

August 9, 2011 | $8.99

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The Last Good Day
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996172
Our Price: $8.99


The ninth novel of Gail Bowen’s popular series finds Canada’s favourite amateur sleuth, Joanne Kilbourn, on holiday at a cottage borrowed from a lawyer friend, one of a cluster of summer homes owned by lawyers from the same prestigious firm. When one of them kills himself the night after a long...

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Burying Ariel
Written by Gail Bowen

Trade Paperback | 272 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
978-0-7710-1309-6 (0-7710-1309-4)

July 12, 2011 | $16.99

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Burying Ariel
Written by Gail Bowen

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771013096
Our Price: $16.99
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Joanne Kilbourn is looking forward to a relaxing weekend at the lake with her children and her new grandchild when murder once more wreaks havoc in Regina, Saskatchewan. A young colleague at the university where Joanne teaches is found stabbed to death in the basement of the library.

Ariel Warren was a...

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