First-time novelist D.B. Carew has hit the ground running with a fast-paced psychological thriller, The Killer Trail (NeWest $14.95). It's about a Vancouver psychiatric social worker who is drawn into the mind games of a former patient, now a kidnap and murder suspect. Soon violence threatens the protagonist, his family and friends. The Killer Trail has been shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award. Originally from Newfoundland and Labrador, D.B. (Derrick) Carew came to B.C. with his family in 1996. He is a social worker at a forensic psychiatric hospital.


The Killer Trail (NeWest 2014) $14.95). 978-1-927063-52-1

[BCBW 2014]