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An Evil Tale I Heard

Some reviews of The Devil’s Making the first Chad Hobbes mystery.

REVIEWS

An absolutely worthy winner. … Haldane makes the reader feel as if they’ve been dropped into the daily lives of those living in 1869-era Victoria, and refuses to shy away from the truth in favor of a more politically correct approach to historical fiction.

[Sean Haldane] is a major talent. ‘The Devil’s Making’ combines Canadian history, solid crime plotting and a real sense of native-Canadian social history into a stunning tale of greed, deceit and murder. … Beautifully plotted and written, this is a terrific debut that promises greater works to come.

Haldane’s first mystery, evocative and elegantly written, is a deeply philosophical look at a relatively unknown historical period.