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Ivory Express – New Release! First time in print

Ivory Express Cover 72 dpiJust released, The Ivory Express is the first novel in my Taylor Kerrick Mystery Series.

A high-profile murder launches reporter Taylor Kerrick into the world of international ivory smugglers. Determined to expose the criminals and raise public awareness about the plight of endangered elephants, she sets out to follow the story across the Pacific. The only obstacle is her editor. If Ben Palasco had any idea about the threatening letters—or her ultimate plan to snare the smugglers—he’d never let her go. But even without all the facts, Ben insists on local backup and arranges for photojournalist Matt Anderson to meet her in Taiwan. Taylor bristles, but agrees—fully intending to ditch the guy—

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Taylor Kerrick Mysteries ~ Preview

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Sunday, August 19, 2 pm, Merrickville Legion: I’ll be joining six other Merrickville writers – Bruce Kemp, Lesley Strutt, Victor Suthren, Charles R Merredew, Claire Smith and Michael Whittaker – at another of the events sponsored by the Merrickville and District Historical Society in celebration of the Merrickville 225th Anniversary.

I’ll be taking this opportunity to preview the first paperback edition of my Taylor Kerrick Mystery series. Book 1 – The Ivory Express – will launch November 1.

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Klee Wyck: Emily Carr and Indigenous People

KleeWyckCover 1941Good thing the Merrickville and District Historical Society does such a great job of getting the word out. I’m so busy working on the third volume of Emily Carr’s BC that I haven’t posted a word about this presentation. As requested by the organizers, I’ll be focusing on Emily’s relationship with Indigenous people as illustrated in her first book, Klee Wyck, and I’ll also be talking a bit about the settler experience she recorded in her second book, The Book of Small. Part of the Merrickville 225 celebrations. June 17, Merrickville Legion, 2 pm.

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Emily Carr: Evolution

Emily Carr EvolutionTruly delighted by the interest in Emily Carr here in my new home village. I’ve been asked to talk about Carr’s art and not being any sort of art expert, I’ve decided to discuss the evolution of her work based on the influence of events in her life.

Merrickville Public Library
Monday, April 23, 7 pm

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eBook Now Online

Emily Carrs BC-Northern BC & Haida Gwaii Med Res Emily Carr’s BC – Book Two – Northern BC & Haida Gwaii is now available online for ebook fans.

Chapters/Indigo Kobo ebook

Amazon Kindle ebook

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North Grenville Times

2018-02-07 NGTimes 3Great write-up in the North Grenville Times spotlights In Search of Emily Carr photo exhibition at Merrickville Public Library through the end of February, 2018.

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