Epidemic - An A'lle Chronicles Mystery - Marcelle Dubé

Epidemic - An A'lle Chronicles Mystery

By Marcelle Dubé

  • Release Date: 2019-04-15
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
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Epidemic: An A'lle Chronicles Mystery–Book 2

In the early 1700s, an A'lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. Survivors stumbled out of the wreckage to find French settlers working the land. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A'lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed.

Two months after the events in Backli's Ford, Constance A'lle, first A'lle investigator for Lower Canada, and Chief Investigator Desautel still haven't identified the cabal responsible for the kidnapping and murder of so many A'lle.

While they pursue their investigation in Montreal, Constance is sidetracked by her sister Gemma's arrival in town. The investigation is further hindered by rumours of an epidemic—an epidemic for which the A'lle might be responsible. As the citizens of Montreal deal with their dead and dying, anger grows against the immune A'lle.

When Gemma experiences first hand the simmering resentment against the A'lle, Constance finds herself fighting to keep her sister safe while dealing with attacks intended to kill her.

With A'lle hostility against the humans growing, it's only a question of time before the two clash and the fragile relationship between humans and A'lle shatters.

ABOUT BACKLI'S FORD: An A'lle Chronicles Mystery–Book 1

Set in 1911, Backli's Ford follows Constance as she survives an ambush that would have killed a human, fights prejudice in the constabulary, and discovers a terrible secret that risks destroying the delicate balance that has endured for two centuries between A'lle and humans.


"I read this wonderfully written tale and thoroughly enjoyed it. The story is a good murder mystery, tinged with aliens who crashed on Earth a couple hundred years before and have integrated about as well as any sort of alien will." –Amazon reader

"Some of the best writing I've read in a while." –Amazon reader

"Definitely a writer worth following." –Amazon reader

"I greatly enjoyed this tale of detective work by an alien detective only slowly learning to trust (and be trusted by) her associates." –Amazon reader

About Marcelle Dubé:

Marcelle Dubé grew up near Montreal. After trying out a number of different provinces—not to mention Belgium—she settled in the Yukon, where people still outnumber carnivores, but not by much. Her short fiction has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies. 

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