SYKM


H. Mel Malton
[1963-]
Polly Deacon, escaping Toronto for a cabin in the back woods, somewhere in Canada and elsewhere:

Down in the Dumps (1998)
Finalist 1989 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel

Cue the Dead Guy (1999)

Dead Cow in Aisle Three (2001)

One Large Coffin To Go (2003)

Written as Mel Malton [YA]
Alan Nearing, an 11-year-old sleuth in Canada:

The Drowned Violin (2006)

Pioneer Poltergeist (2007)