Operation Wormwood

Operation Wormwood

Sgt. Nicholas Myra is back with a vengeance, and he is out for blood. Years of investigating horrific crimes have become too much, and Myra’s PTSD is intense and out of control. He can’t unsee the images that race through his dreams. Now as he investigates the biggest case of his career, he is in a constant state of fight-or-flight.

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Sgt. Nicholas Myra is back with a vengeance, and he is out for blood. Years of investigating horrific crimes have become too much, and Myra’s PTSD is intense and out of control. He can’t unsee the images that race through his dreams. Now as he investigates the biggest case of his career, he is in a constant state of fight-or-flight.

The hunt continues for a serial killer who is targeting the most heinous of criminals, making them die a slow, painful death. Sgt. Myra partners with Dr. Luke Gillespie in a hunt for a killer targeting criminals who everyone wants dead. On the day of reckoning, everyone is called to account for their actions. Award-winning author Helen C. Escott, a former civilian member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, offers an exciting new voice in crime fiction and conducts a thorough investigation into why evil against the most vulnerable goes unpunished.

Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning is the explosive follow-up to the bestselling crime thriller Operation Wormwood, which was a 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards finalist for Best First Crime Novel.

“Yet another action-packed crime thriller from Helen C. Escott! Not since the Book of Revelation itself has so much theology, intrigue, and suspense been poured into one book.” — Rev. Robert Cooke, Rector, Parish of St. Mark’s Anglican Church, St. John’s

“A reckoning with a vengeance! Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning is a roller coaster ride with many twists and turns. It holds you from the start and forces you to sit until you turn the last page.” — R. A. “Bob” Morgan, Sgt. Ret. Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

Helen Escott (CA)
Helen C. Escott is a retired civilian member of the world-renowned Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). She served as the senior communications strategist for Newfoundland and Labrador and was the communications lead on high-profile cases, including the RCMP’s response on September 11 after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in New York City. During her service, Escott wrote and implemented the Atlantic Region Communication Strategies to combat organized crime and outlaw biker gangs. She created the media relations course and guidebook used by the RCMP, and she taught the media relations course for senior management at the Canadian Police College in Ottawa. Before joining the RCMP, she worked in the media for thirteen years in various capacities, including reporter, on-air personality, and marketing and promotions representative. Helen C. Escott is the author of the widely read humour blog-turned-book I am Funny Like That. In her first crime novel, Operation Wormwood, she taps into her darker side and takes readers on a thrill ride through the historic city of St. John’s.
Page length 324
Publication date (yyyymmmdd) 20200831
Publisher Flanker Press
ISBN: 9781771178174