Bad Date

Bad Date


By Liz Brady


In Bad Date, crime journalist Jane Yeats is on the scene again, full of her trademark smart-ass attitude and fondness for Irish ale - not to mention her problems with her next door neighbour, a crack-addicted prostitute whose body comes to rest on Jane's front lawn one morning. Our reclusive sleuth's life accelerates faster than her new Harley as she is thrust headlong into an unsolicited investigation of a string of unsolved sex-trade mysteries.

Not surprisingly Jane has three unusual "helpers" - her mother, Etta, the over-the-top owner of the city's hottest country music bar; her Native artist friend, Silver, who is busy subverting her own rising celebrity; and Max the Wonder Dog, who's torn between two lovers (Jane and eight-ounce burgers). Soon though, Jane finds herself terrifyingly alone, face-to-face with the ultimate in "bad dates."

A Jean Yeats Mystery

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About the Author

Liz Brady  was an editor for twenty years and had a Ph.D. in Virginia Woolf from the University of London. She was the author of Tintype (Fiddlehead Poetry Books), Marian Engel and Her Works (ECW Press), and a non-fiction work on women writers and alcohol. She authored the Jane Yeats mystery series for Second Story Press. Apart from the fact that they both lived in Toronto, Liz Brady refused to divulge which attributes she shared with her fictional sleuth. Liz Brady passed away in 2017.

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Product Information

  • Release: June 13, 2001

  • $13.95 Paperback

  • 296 Pages

  • 5.5 x 8.5

  • Mystery

  • ISBN: 9781896764382