A Little More Free (Paperback)

An Eddie Doughtery Mystery (Eddie Dougherty Mystery #2)

By John McFetridge

ECW Press, 9781770412644, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2015

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Description

Constable Eddie Dougherty returns in this gripping police procedural

Montreal, Labour Day weekend, 1972. The city is getting ready to host the first game in the legendary Summit Series between Canada and the USSR. Three men set fire to a nightclub and Constable Eddie Dougherty witnesses the deaths of 37 people. The Museum of Fine Arts is robbed and two million dollars' worth of paintings are stolen. Against the backdrop of these historic events, Dougherty discovers the body of a murdered young man on Mount Royal. As he tries to prove he has the stuff to become a detective, he is drawn into the world of American draft dodgers and deserters, class politics, and organized crime.

A Little More Free, the second Eddie Dougherty mystery, presents a portrait of a city and an officer trying to find out where they stand in a divisive and rapidly changing world.


About the Author

John McFetridge first became fascinated with crime when attending a murder trial at age 12 with his police officer brother. After studying writing at Concordia University and the Canadian Film Centre, McFetridge worked on film sets before writing screenplays and five novels, including four in his Toronto series. He lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his family.