Edmonton Journal - January 25, 2007
A backpacker is found stabbed to death in Nepal, and
nervous police rule it suicide, but Paul knows differently.
A serial killer is stalking the international backpacking
The scenario forms the premise for author Jon Evans’s
first murder-mystery, Dark Places. But is the book
The locally produced TV series Booked draws on experts
to dissect crime novels. The13-part series aired on
BookTV and CourtTV in 2006 and is currently airing
weekly on Bravo.
Next Thursday at 6 p.m., a hacker, an intelligence
officer and a Crown prosecutor discuss Dark Places.
“We’re all voyeurs and we’re always
interested in the bad things that happen in life,” said
show host Fred Yackman, a self-confessed murder-mystery
“Also, all people love mysteries. There’s
a reason it’s called a whodunit.”