Jon Rupret is a cop who is bold, funny, and ambitious.
He also has no idea what he's doing.
RACE is a dangerous and violent group on the verge of creating an illegal drug.
Parking Officer Jon Rupret wants desperately to move up from handing out parking tickets. An impulsive act from his past throws him into Operation Anti-RACE--a unit set up to stop RACE. He is partnered with veteran detective, Phillip Beadsworth, who doesn't much like Rupret and knows more than he reveals.
Can Rupret stop RACE before they release their deadly drug? Is Rupret in way over his head?
The Blue Hornet is a compelling mystery and a humorous look at Toronto through Jon Rupret's eyes.
approx. 68,000 words
PRAISE FOR THE BLUE HORNET:
"This book was laugh out loud funny!" 1000 + BOOKS TO READ
"Qureshi has a lovely, formal style, very similar to that of Alexander McCall Smith... [R.A.C.E.] is a nice romp." - THE GLOBE AND MAIL
"Qureshi...already has a knack for absurdist humour and wry observation after just one novel." - QUILL & QUIRE MAGAZINE
"BULLSEYE: Mobashar Qureshi's first crime novel is a hit." - LONDON FREE PRESS
"Fun and fast-moving...spunky reluctant hero...we still manage to cheer on Rupret as narc in much the same way we cheer Peter Sellers as Insp. Clousseau...a laudable first effort." - PIQUE NEWSMAGAZINE