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By the Time You Read This

A Novel

by Giles Blunt

By the Time You Read This
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  • First Published:
    Feb 2007, 352 pages
    Paperback:
    Jul 2008, 352 pages

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'The result is the most beautifully written, deeply felt page-turner of the year.' - Kirkus Reviews

By The Time You Read This is the fourth in Giles Blunt's excellent series set in Algonquin Bay, a loosely disguised version of North Bay, Ontario, where Blunt grew up. Long time visitors to BookBrowse may remember us profiling Forty Words For Sorrow in 2001, the first volume in the series which introduced Canadian Detective John Cardinal and his photographer wife Catherine, who suffers from bipolar disorder.

Catherine's illness and her regular hospitalizations have been an ongoing thread through the series, but within a few pages of By The Time You Read This we are shocked to discover that Cardinal will never have to worry about his beloved wife's illness again when she takes a fatal fall from the top of an apartment building. ...

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