Edmonton, AB, CANADA: July 5th, 2004 – Divine Intervention, a 'psi-fi' suspense thriller will be heating up the shelves this summer! Author Cheryl Kaye Tardif will be autographing copies of her newest novel at her 'Divine Book Launch'. This event will be held at the Coles bookstore at Southgate Shopping Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, August 28th, from noon to 4:00 p.m.
"Divine Intervention was a hugely pleasant surprise. Cheryl Kaye Tardif has definitely found her genre with this new crime novel set in the not-so-far future. Believable characters, and scorching plot twists. Anyone who is a fan of J.D. Robb will thoroughly enjoy this one---especially any who have been waiting for an excellent voice to bring alive a genuinely Canadian crime novel. Divine Intervention will undeniably leave you smoldering---and dying for more." ~ Kelly Christian, WGA member and DF (Devout Fan)
CFBI agent Jasmine McLellan is assigned a hot case—one that requires the psychic abilities of the PSI Division, a secret government agency located in the secluded town of Divine, BC.
Jasi leads a psychically gifted team in the hunt for a serial arsonist—a murderer who has already taken the lives of three innocent people. Unleashing her gift as a Pyro-Psychic, Jasi is compelled toward smoldering ashes and enters the killer's mind. A mind bent on destruction and revenge.
Jasi's team, consisting of Psychometric Empath and profiler, Ben Roberts, and Victim Empath, Natassia Prushenko, is led down a twisting path of dark, painful secrets. Brandon Walsh, the handsome, smooth-talking Chief of Arson Investigations joins them in a manhunt that takes them across British Columbia—from Vancouver to Kelowna, Penticton and Victoria.
While impatiently sifting through the clues that were left behind, Jasi and her team realize that there is more to the third victim than meets the eye. Perhaps not all of the victims were that innocent. The hunt intensifies when they learn that someone they know is next on the arsonist's list.
The case heats to the boiling point as Jasi steps out of the flames…and into the fire. And in the heat of early summer, Agent Jasi McLellan discovers that a murderer lies in wait…much closer than she imagined.
"WONDERFUL! Riveting, with imagery almost agonizingly clear. Tardif's characters and story have an integrity that makes it nearly impossible to stop reading!" ~ Kate Leighton, Canadian editor and writer
"An action-packed book for summer readers. As with all well-written mysteries, the perpetrator turns out to be the person who the reader least expects. The many entangled relationships between the characters ensure that the story will keep readers turning pages." ~ Bruce Atchison, freelance writer
Divine Intervention will be available at select Edmonton bookstores (Coles, Greenwoods, Chapters, and Indigo) and online at www.trafford.com, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.com, www.chapters.indigo.ca and more AFTER August 28th!
Cheryl Kaye Tardif was born and raised mostly in BC, but currently resides in Edmonton, where she is now a full-time author. She has sponsored fundraisers, spoken in local schools and held over 20 booksignings in the Edmonton area since October 2003. Her first novel, Whale Song, made quite a 'splash' last September.
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