Second Story Press
There’s blood in the water....
Surrounded by friends and family in the heat of a lush Laurentian summer, Marie Russell and Detective Roméo Leduc are getting married at last, but the joyous occasion is overshadowed by an unexpected arrival: Magnus Sørenson, renowned eco-warrior – and Marie’s first love. Magnus is planning a dramatic protest against a local resort development that will destroy a beloved nature preserve—but when the unthinkable occurs, Roméo and Marie are forced to abandon their honeymoon to bring a murderer to justice. Their investigation will plunge them into the bigger battle for environmental justice, and force them to dig up some long-buried secrets. Meanwhile, an elderly couple from a local seniors’ residence have gone missing, and Romeo and Marie must join the race to find them before it’s too late. Fast-paced and chilling, Whale Fall is a thrilling tale of love and vengeance.