Seaweed on the Rocks
About the Book
In this fourth mystery of the Seaweed series, Victoria neighbourhood cop Silas Seaweed is as always sensitive to his Coast Salish culture, but when he’s confronted by a ten-foot-tall bear on a marsh on the city’s outskirts, he suspects that this is no creature from the unknown world but someone out to con him. And Silas is right, but his attempts to unmask the bear lead him into a labyrinth of blackmail and murder. Along the way he investigates a homeless people’s sit-in at Beacon Hill Park, a burglary in the office of hypnotherapist Dr. Lawrence Trew, and the barely legal world of small-time hood Titus Silverman. And whenever Silas is not busy finding corpses, he’s on the lookout for a missing artist and two eight-year-old runaways.
“As clever and sparkly as the first three. Evans’ combination of light mystery and Salish mythology is fun.” —Globe and Mail
“This series just keeps getting better and better. Rich descriptors evoke colour and emotion . . . In places the high energy feels like a hundred-yard dash.” —Hamilton Spectator