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“Black Bear Country” in Mystery Weekly magazine!

The heat and humidity of the past few days have me looking forward to our lakeside retreat in Haliburton at the end of July. But a vacation in the Canadian wilderness can hold unexpected surprises, as Henry and Ellie discover … Continue reading

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Raven Lake’s cover!

Here’s the book cover Ryan Doan created for Raven Lake, my third Pat Tierney mystery. Love the shadow of the raven on the water. The raven is a trickster in Native legends. He doesn’t play by the rules. Raven Lake … Continue reading

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VALENTINE’S DAY is just around the corner, and to celebrate this season of romance, Chicago author Bianca Sloane is hosting a three-week love-a-thon on her blog. In December, she invited several fellow authors to contribute guest posts about the many … Continue reading

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Villains you love to hate

Diane Rapp has launched Murder for Glacier Blue, the third book in her cruise ship mystery series that offers thrills, chills AND vicarious travel. The first two novels were page-turners, and I’m looking forward to the new romp with plucky … Continue reading

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Cool off with a ride over BLACK WATER

Just back from two glorious weeks at my stone cottage on Saskatchewan Lake. Many of you know that the surrounding Haliburton Highlands was the inspiration for BLACK WATER’s setting. I’m looking forward to returning to the Highlands to resume work … Continue reading

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Today is Day Five of The BLACK WATER Whirlwind Blog Tour, and I’m visiting the Mesdames of Mayhem, a collective of 14 southern Ontario crime writers. There I discuss the importance of point of view in a novel or story, … Continue reading

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BLACK WATER launches today!

BLACK WATER officially launches TODAY with all sorts of fun and festivities. I was up bright and early this morning ironing my best party dress, the short red one with the plunging neckline, because I’m hosting an all-day CYBER LAUNCH … Continue reading

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