Joanne Kilbourn is calling ahead to a calming weekend on the lake together with her young children and her new grandchild whilst homicide once again wreaks havoc in Regina, Saskatchewan. a tender colleague on the collage the place Joanne teaches is located stabbed to dying within the basement of the library.
Ariel Warren was once a well-liked lecturer one of the scholars and employees, and her violent demise shocks – and divides – Regina’s small and fractious educational neighborhood. Kevin Coyle, a professor previous accused of sexual harassment, is confident the homicide is attached to his case, whilst Ariel’s long-time lover, Charlie Dowhanuik, a radio talk-show host, turns out to indicate the finger at himself in his on-air reviews at the day of the murder.
Aghast at Charlie’s indiscretion, his father, Howard, asks his previous good friend Joanne for her support. yet prior to Joanne has an opportunity to begin trying to find the reality, she is scorched by means of the white-hot anger of militant feminists on campus whilst a vigil for the lifeless girl turns grotesque. rather than a tribute to Ariel’s lifestyles, the vigil turns into an indignant protest approximately violence opposed to girls. the various ladies there are particular they understand who killed Ariel, and they're out for vengeance.
The daily kinfolk difficulties and joys Joanne Kilbourn reports as she solves baffling homicide instances have endeared her to increasingly more lovers, as have the tv video clips, starring Wendy Crewson as Joanne. The 7th novel in Gail Bowen’s much-loved sequence, Burying Ariel deals readers an ingenious, compassionate, and, specifically, difficult mystery.
From the Hardcover edition.