Aprofessional criminologist, Rosalind works with a cranky private investigatornamed McBride--a long-time association that has led her from one sordid forayto another in the world of crime. Her passionate escape is theatre and herlatest venture is with a company of out-of-work actors putting on anindependent production of Hamlet. Shakespeare's language is a fabulousdistraction until the uncanny parallels between life and art begin to unnerveher. Peter King, a respected environmental lawyer working tirelessly to keepwater in the public domain, dies suddenly. Is it murder? His son Daniel thinksso. And as Roz and McBride delve deeper into the case, it becomes all too clearthat there are those who will stop at nothing to ensure their foul deeds stayburied.
the HRM Mayor's Prize for Achievement intheatre, and in 1997, she received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from SaintMary's University. She lives in Halifax