Crime happens everywhere, including in the relatively small city of Saskatoon, Canada. Reporter Grace Rampling has a tendency to stumble over bodies. Detective Sergeant Adam Davis has a remarkable knack of solving murders. They make a good team. 

Adam's Witness

When newspaper reporter Grace Rampling stumbles onto a grisly crime scene while on a routine weekend assignment, she abruptly finds herself at the centre of a police investigation into the death of a Catholic bishop.


As the investigation unfolds, evidence points to a troubling hate crime as Grace finds herself central to the case - not only as a key witness, but a suspect and even potential victim. Lead investigator Detective Sergeant


Adam Davis is thrown by the fierce attraction he feels toward Grace that, if acted upon, could throw the entire case into jeopardy.


With Grace at risk and off limits, Adam races to unravel an increasingly disturbing mystery, while he struggles to both protect and resist the woman of his dreams.


A swirling thrill ride through the labyrinth of a mystery, romance, crime and a gripping conclusion that no one will see coming.

Broken Through

A true crime. An action-packed fictional twist.

Former journalist J.C. Paulson takes fact — an unsolved possible homicide — and turns it into an action-packed fictional exploration of criminal minds in her second novel, Broken Through. 

A dead dog. A smashed car. A wild storm — and then, a violent death. 
The quiet streets of a Prairie city have rarely seen such brutality. Tough crime reporter Grace Rampling is covering the case until it suddenly becomes very personal: a close friend is on the front line of danger. 

Grace's lover, Detective Sgt. Adam Davis, is forced to return home from a conference, confront his PTSD and find a murderer before he, or she, kills again. And as Adam knows, a psychopath never commits just one crime.

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Fire Lake

Grace Rampling and her lover, Sgt. Adam Davis, escape for a weekend to a remote Northern Canadian lake, in the pristine wilderness. What should be a peaceful holiday suddenly erupts into chaos, when in the middle of the night, an arsonist’s fire shocks them out of their love nest. 

They rush across the dark water to make a hideous discovery: an Indigenous veteran is dead. He had once protected Grace, and she is devastated to find him murdered in the forest. 

But soon, Grace and Adam's attention is diverted by a terrifying realization.

Someone is lurking in the dark, and they might be next.


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