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The Purity Ring Murders: A Gil Leduc Mystery

The Purity Ring Murders: A Gil Leduc Mystery

by Jim Toner
The Purity Ring Murders: A Gil Leduc Mystery

The Purity Ring Murders: A Gil Leduc Mystery

by Jim Toner



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The murder of Marie Chauvet still haunts Gil Leduc three years later. The sixteen year-old accompanies his girlfriend Jan Barrio and her family to Toronto where Jans father, a Niagara Falls police officer, attends a conference. Gil and Jan hope to spend time with April Ames, an aspiring model and close friend of Jan.

The two teens agree to meet her one morning at the North York Centre. Upon arrival they hear her scream. Someone dressed like a Shiite Muslim is ready to shoot April. Gil and Jan try to prevent the shooting, but the person shoots at them beforeshooting April.

Jan tries to save April, but its too late. Soon another murder follows.

As the teens search for the killer, they uncover a few baffling questions:

Why is Ramona Gonzales, a college friend of Jans mother, not returning phone calls?

Why is Peter Bartholomew, a teacher at the teens high school whos been accused of inappropriate conduct with minors, really in Toronto?

Who is the young man Gil has seen at both the murders of Marie Chauvet and April Ames?

Will they find out before its too late?

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452035741
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 04/06/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 116
File size: 210 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Jim Toner’s eclectic life includes a Bachelor’s Degree in French from Houghton College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Niagara University. He has worked for the last eleven years as a youth sponsor at his church. He has completed three courses of the Institute of Children’s Literature.


     Over the years he has edited a few church newsletters and was briefly the leader of a writers’ group in Southern Ontario. He’s a member of the Word Guild. He has written for the Rock Express Management Newsletter and has seen his softball articles published in The Niagara Gazette. He has had a few letters published in Le Journal Français.


     Currently he works for a Buffalo area accounting firm.


    His interests include reading, writing, foreign languages, bicycling, softball, football, basketball, and hockey. He’s a loyal fan of the Niagara University Purple Eagles ladies’ basketball team.


    His  varied travels include Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, the three West Coast states,  and various parts of Canada. He has taken the nickel-a-ride in Port Dalhousie.


     The Purity Ring Murders is the second novel in the Gil Leduc series.  Under the Blood was his first novel.


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