Peggy Blairwas a lawyer for more than thirty years. Her critically acclaimed mystery The Beggar’s Opera won the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize Readers’ Choice contest and was shortlisted for the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award. The Poisoned Pawn is the second in the Inspector Ramirez series. Peggy lives in Ottawa.
A great book. Not only a page turner but amusing and also teaches a lot about Cuba. Also enjoyed the unexpected plot twists. I highly recommend this book.Published 16 months ago by P. Steele
Ms. Blair's sleuth is a most unusually quirky detective. A man who sees ghosts that provide him with clues is a new twist to the genre. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Rickjcross
What a great story! Set in Havana, Cuba, Inspector Ramirez and Detective Sanchez investigate the rape and murder of a young Cuban boy. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Dolores M Bretecher
The best mystery novels immerse the reader in a milieu completely, providing a cultural experience almost unnoticed beneath compelling characters and an absorbing plot. Read morePublished on July 27 2012 by Jayne of Mystery