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Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases

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Despite advances in DNA testing, forensics, and the investigative skills used by police, hundreds of crimes remain unsolved across Canada. With every passing day trails grow colder and decades can pass before a new lead or witness comes forward if one comes forward.

In Unsolved, Robert J. Hoshowsky examines twelve crimes that continue to haunt us. Some cases are well-known,
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 21st 2010 by Dundurn (first published January 1st 2010)
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Betty
Spanning the years from 1967 to the present, Robert J. Hoshowsky has selected sixteen cold cases either happened in Canada or happened elsewhere to Canadians, many very cold, of murders and disappearances, most still unsolved but remaining active. The oldest cases (1967) were solved during the writing of the book after 40 years. This book is not sensationalist, it is investigative reporting based on facts. Where facts aren't known theories and speculation are sometimes presented but are clearly ...more
Gabriella
Feb 09, 2011 Gabriella rated it really liked it
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This book was very engrossing and kept me interested until the last page. The melancholy thoughts that came when thinking about these people's fate or what might have happened to them if they were never found are going to stay with me for a long time, just like most missing persons cases.
Crystal Nelson
Jul 25, 2013 Crystal Nelson rated it liked it
The subject was interesting but I feel the writing could have used a little more finesse (or more editing). There were a few places where the exact same line was written twice within a page... Still worth the read.
Carrie
Aug 23, 2015 Carrie rated it really liked it
Fascinating Canadian cases situated around Toronto. Writing is superb, I read almost the whole book in one evening. Will look to see if author has other titles.
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