A pointedly nuanced debut novel, Deadly Fall sparkles with tone and energy that set the pace, a concise storyline, and edgy dialogue that moves the story forward. —Don Graves, Hamilton Spectator(2011-04-15)
Paula is an intelligent, determined, often critical (though in a good way) yet still compassionate amateur sleuth, who is front and center in this mystery debut. —Mysterious Reviews(2011-04-15)
First-time novelist Calder hits the target with this fast-moving amateur sleuth outing. —Lou Allin, Crime Writers of Canada(2011-04-15)
Susan Calder is a member of the Mystery Writers INK and the Writer’s Guild of Alberta. She has a degree in Urban Studies from Concordia University. Susan’s poems and short stories can be found in The Prairie Journal, Alberta Views, Avenue, and the Silver Boomers Anthology. She teaches writing at the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society in Calgary, where she lives. Deadly Fall is her first novel and the first in the Paula Savard mystery series.
Please visit Susan at www.susancalder.com or follow her on Facebook.
I'm sorry to say I found this the most boring "mystery" I've ever read. As mentioned in the description, this is "an ill-considered investigation" by the main character into a... Read morePublished on Sept. 6 2011 by lezer
I found this to be a quick read and it kept me guessing until the end. I'm also a Calgarian and I enjoyed the local references. Read morePublished on May 10 2011 by Karen Willsteed
We selected this book for our latest bookclub read, and though we aren't yet finished, the concensus is that we don't like it. Read morePublished on April 26 2011 by nmmj