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William Deverell


Deverell's acclaimed first novel, Needles, which drew on his experiences as a lawyer, won the $50,000 Seal Award. Since then he has published one work of non-fiction, A Life on Trial, and twelve further novels, including his latest, April Fool, which won the 2006 Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel. April Fool has just been released in paperback.

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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

Trade Paperback | 448 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2718-5 (0-7710-2718-4)

August 14, 2012 | $19.99

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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771027185
Our Price: $19.99
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A compelling story that spirals back to Vancouver in the early 60s, when conservative young Arthur encounters not only the beginnings of alternative culture (coffee houses, a scratchy-voiced young busker named Dylan) but the deep and fiercely intelligent rage of a young First Nations man named Gabriel Swift, who will haunt...



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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

Hardcover | 440 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2716-1 (0-7710-2716-8)

September 20, 2011 | $29.99

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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771027161
Our Price: $29.99
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This fifth in the bestselling, award-winning Arthur Beauchamp series finds the outwardly crusty, poetry-loving, wily old lawyer compelled, by new developments, to look back at his first -- and most disastrous -- murder trial. While renewing his annual try for the Most Points in Vegetables and Fruits at the Garibaldi Island...

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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

eBook | 440 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2740-6 (0-7710-2740-0)

September 20, 2011 | $13.99

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I'll See You in My Dreams
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771027406
Our Price: $13.99


This fifth in the bestselling, award-winning Arthur Beauchamp series finds the outwardly crusty, poetry-loving, wily old lawyer compelled, by new developments, to look back at his first -- and most disastrous -- murder trial. While renewing his annual try for the Most Points in Vegetables and Fruits at the Garibaldi Island...

Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Snow Job
Written by William Deverell

Paperback | 416 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2723-9 (0-7710-2723-0)

October 5, 2010 | $9.99

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Snow Job
Written by William Deverell

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771027239
Our Price: $9.99
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In bestselling Deverell’s latest hilarious mystery, Arthur Beauchamp moves to Ottawa, and all hell breaks loose

Arthur Beauchamp has followed his wife, the leader and first elected member of the Green Party, to Ottawa. But he hates it there: the cold, the politics, and his place in his wife’s shadow. So when...

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Mind Games
Written by William Deverell

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction; Fiction - Thrillers
978-1-55199-402-4 (1-55199-402-X)

September 3, 2010 | $8.99

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Mind Games
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994024
Our Price: $8.99


Award-winner William Deverell proves that when you mess with a psychiatrists mind, anything can happen

Psychiatrist Dr. Tim Dare’s life is falling apart: his wife has just left him, he’s being hauled before a disciplinary committee, and now someone’s threatening to kill him

In his gripping new novel, Mind Games, William Deverell returns...

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The Laughing Falcon
Written by William Deverell

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction; Fiction - Thrillers
978-1-55199-403-1 (1-55199-403-8)

August 27, 2010 | $8.99

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The Laughing Falcon
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994031
Our Price: $8.99


William Deverell’s 11th novel is an adventure thriller layered with startling twists. All that Maggie Schneider, a romance writer from wintry Saskatoon, wants is a glorious holiday in the tropics and maybe a little real romance to reawaken her creative juices. What she gets instead, soon after she arrives in Costa...

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Snow Job
Written by William Deverell

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-1-55199-322-5 (1-55199-322-8)

October 6, 2009 | $9.99

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Snow Job
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993225
Our Price: $9.99


In bestselling Deverell’s latest hilarious mystery, Arthur Beauchamp moves to Ottawa, and all hell breaks loose

Arthur Beauchamp has followed his wife, the leader and first elected member of the Green Party, to Ottawa. But he hates it there: the cold, the politics, and his place in his wife’s shadow. So when...

Also available as a paperback.

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April Fool
Written by William Deverell

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-1-55199-148-1 (1-55199-148-9)

June 5, 2009 | $8.99

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April Fool
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551991481
Our Price: $8.99


An irresistible story of justice heading off the rails.

Arthur Beauchamp, the scholarly, self-doubting legend of the B.C. criminal bar (and one of Deverell’s most amiable — and crafty — protagonists), is enjoying his retirement as a hobbyist farmer on B.C.’s Garibaldi Island when he is dragged back to court to defend...

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Kill All the Judges
Written by William Deverell

Paperback | 448 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2720-8 (0-7710-2720-6)

March 24, 2009 | $9.99

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Kill All the Judges
Written by William Deverell

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771027208
Our Price: $9.99
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This bestselling sequel to the award-winning April Fool is a fastpaced, laugh-out-loud story of madness, murder, and mayhem.

Is someone systematically killing the judges of the B.C. bar? At least one has been murdered and several have disappeared. Arthur Beauchamp returns from retirement once again to take on the case, this time...

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Kill All the Judges
Written by William Deverell

eBook | pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-1-55199-181-8 (1-55199-181-0)

November 19, 2008 | $9.99

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Kill All the Judges
Written by William Deverell

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551991818
Our Price: $9.99


This bestselling sequel to the award-winning April Fool is a fastpaced, laugh-out-loud story of madness, murder, and mayhem.

Is someone systematically killing the judges of the B.C. bar? At least one has been murdered and several have disappeared. Arthur Beauchamp returns from retirement once again to take on the case, this time...

Also available as a paperback.

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April Fool
Written by William Deverell

Paperback | 448 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-7710-2715-4 (0-7710-2715-X)

September 26, 2006 | $10.99

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April Fool
Written by William Deverell

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771027154
Our Price: $10.99
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An irresistible story of justice heading off the rails.

Arthur Beauchamp, the scholarly, self-doubting legend of the B.C. criminal bar (and one of Deverell’s most amiable — and crafty — protagonists), is enjoying his retirement as a hobbyist farmer on B.C.’s Garibaldi Island when he is dragged back to court to defend...

Also available as an eBook.

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Mind Games
Written by William Deverell

Paperback | 312 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction; Fiction - Thrillers
978-0-7710-2679-9 (0-7710-2679-X)

October 12, 2004 | $10.99

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Mind Games
Written by William Deverell

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771026799
Our Price: $10.99
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Award-winner William Deverell proves that when you mess with a psychiatrists mind, anything can happen

Psychiatrist Dr. Tim Dare’s life is falling apart: his wife has just left him, he’s being hauled before a disciplinary committee, and now someone’s threatening to kill him

In his gripping new novel, Mind Games, William Deverell returns...

Also available as an eBook.

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The Laughing Falcon
Written by William Deverell

Paperback | 432 pages | McClelland & Stewart | Fiction; Fiction - Thrillers
978-0-7710-2708-6 (0-7710-2708-7)

October 11, 2002 | $10.99

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The Laughing Falcon
Written by William Deverell

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771027086
Our Price: $10.99
   Quantity: 1 


William Deverell’s 11th novel is an adventure thriller layered with startling twists. All that Maggie Schneider, a romance writer from wintry Saskatoon, wants is a glorious holiday in the tropics and maybe a little real romance to reawaken her creative juices. What she gets instead, soon after she arrives in Costa...

Also available as an eBook.