A Very Proper Death


198 pages
ISBN 0-394-22137-0
DDC C813'.54




Reviewed by Susan Perks

Susan Perks, formerly a teacher and librarian, is a travel agent in
Thompson, Manitoba.


In the middle of the night, Marni Verstak is shaken by a sinister male
voice on the phone, a voice that knows her name, her age, and the color
of her sheets. Most terrifyingly, it knows about her five-year-old son.
Driven only by the desire to protect her son, Marni finds herself
reluctantly drawn into a world of drugs and corruption. She later
realizes that the corruption surrounding her affects all aspects of her

Alex Juniper is the pseudonym of a best-selling Canadian fiction
author. This book, the first in a trilogy, is well written, fast-paced,
and exciting, and will please every murder-mystery fan. I thoroughly
recommend it.


Juniper, Alex., “A Very Proper Death,” Canadian Book Review Annual Online, accessed July 22, 2024, https://cbra.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/10942.