DNA and a dogged detective

Longtime Alberni reporter Shayne Morrow (left) reveals the pioneering role an RCMP officer played in the early use of DNA when he solved an old case of rape and murder. Reviewed by Kathryn Neilson. FULL STORY

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Keenleyside bombing aftermath

April 20th, 2016

Prairie, Katherine book jacket ThirstKatherine Prairie is the first author to be published by a new imprint for mysteries and suspense novels, Stonedrift Press, based in Vancouver. Prairie has been a geologist and IT specialist in the international petroleum industry, as well as the author of The Essential PROC SQL Handbook for SAS Users (SAS Press 2005). Set in the Slocan Valley, her first novel, Thirst (Stonedrift 2016), depicts a ‘lockdown’ of the Slocan Valley by U.S./Canada forces to protect the Columbia River dams in the wake of a failed bombing attempt at the Keenleyside Dam that resulted in the shooting deaths of three teens. A female geologist named Alex Graham evades military patrols to slip into a restricted zone in her hunt for a silver mine. Upon her discovery of another gunshot victim in an abandoned mine, she fears she could be next. All eyes are on the dams, but she discovers the true threat lies elsewhere. 978-0-9949377-0-4 $17.95

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