"By using western Canada as her setting, Delany gives us a breath-taking vista, in which she places her deceptively minimalist plots. Her exceptional ability to create characters, both realistic and sometimes creepy, makes this another terrific addition to her outstanding body of work." --"Library Journal" starred review"Delany...invigorates the cozy genre with an unsparing look at love in all its variations, including coming to terms with it the second time around." --"Kirkus Reviews""Compelling, thought provoking, and heart-rending...[Among the Departed] scrutinizes the nature of perception, misconception, prejudice, rejection, and love; it reminds us that acceptance, in all areas of life and love, is paramount." --"The Compulsive Reader""The beautiful setting nicely frames this village police procedural, which boasts well-delineated characters and combines police investigation with the life of cops on the beat." --"Booklist""" --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Having taken early retirement from her job as a systems analyst in the high-pressure financial world, Vicki Delaney is settling down into the rural life in bucolic Prince Edward County, Ontario.