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A Small Part of Local Calgary History

A friend doing research in the downtown Calgary Public Library Local History Room spotted Ten Days in Summer on the New Books shelf. Cool.

Zona Romantica

I hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend. I got the exciting news that my short story, Zona Romantica, was selected for the  Bouchercon 2017 anthology, Passport to Murder. The anthology will be published in October, and will be available for pre-order this summer.

Starting Book #3

As Calgary returns to winter weather, my monthly blog post on my publisher’s website is about my process of starting to write Winter: book three of the Paula Savard mystery series.

3 Quotes From a Great Mind

Yesterday’s published interview on You Read it Here First prompted me to google philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel Laureate Bertrand Russell. Here are a few quotes from his abundant writings, which influenced me as a teenager. 

You Read it Here First

When author Christina Hamlett offered me an interview on her blog, You Read it Here First, I leaped at the chance. The interview turned out to be more involved than I expected. It took me a fair bit of time to craft these answers. I hope you enjoy them.

# 1

Ten days in Summer is number one on today’s Calgary Herald Bestsellers List – Fiction.  Thanks, Owl’s Nest Bookstore, for once again hosting a terrific book launch. 

Book Signing Rescheduled

My signing tomorrow at Chapters Shawnessy has been changed to Saturday, April 22nd, due to the store not having copies of Ten Days in Summer.  So I’m in for a more relaxing Saturday this weekend. I’ll have to get out and enjoy our mild temperatures. Not as mild as this day in Spain, but still pleasant [...]

Chapters Shawnessy Book Signing

This Saturday, March 25, 11:00 am–5 pm, I’ll be singing copies of my novels Deadly Fall and Ten Days In Summer at Chapters Shawnessy, 16061 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary. If you’re in the neighbourhood, stop by and say ‘hi.’


Another friend, Ruth Daly, has posted a photo-blog of my recent book launch for Ten Days in Summer. Ruth was my ‘official launch photographer.’ I’m lucky to have such friends.

Reading Recommendations

Today, Susan Toy features Ten Days in Summer in her blog Reading Recommendations. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for a picture of me dressed goofily, for reasons I explain.

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