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Blunt's book is unique in the detective mystery genre in its careful attention to character development. Much of the book is devoted to the internal musings and thoughts of Detective John Cardinal and his partner Detective Delorme/5(). Much of the book is devoted to the internal musings and thoughts of Detective John Cardinal and his partner Detective Delorme.

The partners are working a 17 year old murder case, and the interaction with the people related to the case is vital and very intricate/5(50). Giles Blunt's "The Delicate Storm" is surprisingly unremarkable. It is the second novel in the Cardinal/Delorme series, and it does not match the quality of the first book in the series ("Forty Words for Sorrow"), which is one of the better police procedurals I have read.

Maybe the "sophomore slump" effect jinxed Mr. Blunt's effort/5. The Delicate Storm - Ebook written by Giles Blunt. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while 4/5(12). The delicate storm by Blunt, Giles. Publication date Topics Cardinal, John (Fictitious character), Police, Detective and mystery stories Internet Archive Language English "A Marian Wood book." Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CHBL1 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Pages: [The Delicate Storm, page ] Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous.

When a local man discovers a /5(11). The Delicate Storm: A John Cardinal Mystery (Kindle Edition) Published August 27th by Seal Books Kindle Edition, pages. Book Reviews. The Delicate Storm. by Giles Blunt.

It’s almost a crime how beautiful Blunt’s prose is – you want to send in the fictional equivalent of forensic investigators to analyze his technique, to measure and tweeze and magnify until his sentence structures and dialogue give up their secrets.

The Delicate Storm is the second novel featuring Det. John Cardinal and I hope it won’t be the last.” — Chatelaine “ an absorbing, perfect-for-the-summer kind of read.” -- En Route “ a book that could be a contender for both the Arthur Ellis Award and the Stephen Leacock Medal.” -.

The Delicate Storm: A John Cardinal Mystery Mass Market Paperback – March 23 by Giles Blunt (Author) out of 5 stars 45 ratings Book 2 Reviews: [The Delicate Storm, page ]Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous.

When a local man discovers a dismembered arm in his front yard, it seems that the long fingers of fog. The Delicate Storm (The John Cardinal Crime Series) (Book #2 in the John Cardinal and Lise Delorme Mystery Series)5/5(5).

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[The Delicate Storm, page ] Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous. When a local man discovers a dismembered arm in his front yard, it seems that the long fingers of fog.

The Delicate Storm When the dismembered corpse of an American tourist turns up half-eaten by bears, Detective John Cardinal is assigned to the case. Then a well-respected local woman is found frozen under a glaze of ice in the woods, and Cardinal realizes that the. THE DELICATE STORM is a very well written police procedural that takes the reader back in time to the violence of the seventies during the Vietnam protests and the French Canadian separatist movement.

I didn't enjoy this book quite as much as the first one, Forty Words for Sorrow. The murders weren't as weird and gruesome as the serial killings in the first book. However, this book was compelling for its look at two significant events in Canadian history: the ice storm in Ontario, and the political execution of a diplomat by a Quebec /5(20).

The Delicate Storm is the second novel featuring Det. John Cardinal and I hope it won't be the last." -- Chatelaine.".an absorbing, perfect-for-the-summer kind of read." -- En Route.".a book that could be a contender for both the Arthur Ellis Award and the Stephen Leacock Medal."Reviews: THE DELICATE STORM.

by Giles Blunt. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Canada’s tiny, frigid Algonquin Bay, home to more bears than people, is relatively quiet during an unexpected winter thaw until two bodies are found in the woods within a three-day span.

Author: Giles Blunt. The Delicate Storm (The second book in the John Cardinal series) A novel by Giles Blunt. Awards Anthony Awards Best Novel (nominee) Macavity Awards Best Novel (nominee) Stylish, atmospheric psychological police thriller featuring detectives Cardinal and Delorme 'It lay there, fishbelly white, hair curling along one side.

Toward the wrist end Author: Giles Blunt. The Delicate Storm | Blunt Giles | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Get this from a library. The delicate storm. [Giles Blunt] -- A human arm is found in the wilderness above Algonquin Bay.

The search for body parts leads detectives Cardinal and Delorme to a remote trapper's cabin that has served as an abattoir for a. [ The Delicate Storm, page ] Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous.

When a local man discovers a dismembered arm in his front yard, it seems that the long fingers of fog. [ The Delicate Storm, page ] Algonquin Bay is wrapped in a thick blanket of fog; an eerie prophecy of weather on its way, or perhaps something more ominous.

When a local man discovers a dismembered arm in his front yard, it seems that the long fingers of fog that strangle the city are also hiding a grisly secret/5(3).

Yesterday afternoon I reached the ninety percent point in Giles Blunt's "The Delicate Storm", the second book in his John Cardinal series, and so decided to put my Kindle down and save the denouement for an early bedtime, and that turned out to be a bad decision and led to a triple whammy of disappointment.

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Get this from a library. The delicate storm. [Giles Blunt] -- "Algonquin Bay, Northern Ontario: A freak warm front has moved in, rousing hungry bears from hibernation -- and spurring a smart and powerful killer to commit the perfect crime over and over.

Buy THE DELICATE STORM by Blunt from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. THE DELICATE STORM: : Blunt: BooksReviews: The Delicate Storm (Book): Blunt, Giles: Det. John Cardinal of the Algonquin Bay, Ontario, police force is called in to investigate the severed arm of a white male that has been dragged out of the woods by a neighborhood dog.

After the remaining pieces of the body turn up and the man is identified as an American citizen, John and his French-Canadian partner, Lise Delorme, are immersed in a. Stylish, atmospheric psychological thriller following on from the Silver Dagger Award winner, Forty Words for Sorrow.

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A gruesome discovery in the wilderness above Algonquin Bay leads detectives John Cardinal and Lisa Delorme to a remote cabin that has served as an abattoir for a cold-blooded killer. THE DELICATE STORM Giles Blunt, Author. Putnam $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. FORTY WORDS FOR SORROW Buy this book. The Delicate Storm follows the first novel Forty Words for Sorrow, with a thoroughly engrossing story that draws connections to the events during a particularly troubling time in the history of the province of Quebec.

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