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Shallow End Launch – Friday, April 7

All are welcome to come and raise a glass! Mary Jane Maffini is MC and Books on Beechwood will have books for purchase.

Signing at Chapters Kanata – February 11, 2017

I will be signing copies of the Stonechild and Rouleau police procedural series

on Saturday, February 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Chapters Kanata.

Chapters Kanata

No Trace Now Available!

No Trace, fifth in the Anna Sweet Mysteries, is now available for download on Amazon and as a download or hard copy from Grass Roots Press.


Signing Chapters Thunder Bay – July 30

I’ll be signing the Stonechild and Rouleau series at Thunder Bay Chapters (797 Memorial Avenue) on Saturday, July 30 between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Help spread the word!


TBay Chapters

Prose in the Park – June 4

Prose in the Park is an annual Ottawa writers’ event held in the park next to the Parkdale Market. I’ll be at the Capital Crime Writers table all day with five local authors with our books for purchase. Between 11:00 a.m. and noon, I’ll do a brief reading from Tumbled Graves after a short interview, and from 3:00 to 4:00, I’ll be part of the “Code of Conduct” panel with fellow crime writers: John Farrow, Ian Hamilton, Dietrich Kalteis and Peter Kirby. This promises to be a great day, so check out the schedule and plan to come by!

Last year’s panel – let’s hope for the same great weather this year!


Chapters Gloucester Signing – May 28

I’ll be signing copies of the Stonechild and Rouleau mysteries on Saturday, May 28 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Chapters Gloucester, 2401 City Park Drive.

chapters gloucester

Authors for Indies Day – Saturday, April 30

As part of the Authors for Indies Day, I will be appearing at Books on Beechwood on Saturday, April 30 between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. A terrific sampling of local authors will be at the store all day long, sharing books that we read and recommend, and on hand to talk about our writing. Plan to stop by Books on Beechwood or another independent bookstore in your community to show your support.

books on beechwood


Signing at Coles Carlingwood – Saturday, April 23

Saturday, April 23 between 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. I will be signing Tumbled Graves at Coles Carlingwood. Come by and get your copy!

TG launch signing book


Appearing at the Ottawa Writers Fest – April 17

I’m so thrilled to be part of the panel entitled Scene of the Crime at this spring’s Ottawa International Writers Fest. Linwood Barclay, Joy Fielding and John Lawton are also on the panel, which will be moderated by Barbara Fradkin. The date is Sunday, April 17 at 8:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral on Sparks Street. You can find more information and order tickets at the Writers Fest website. I hope to see you there!

Cumberland event

Tumbled Graves Ottawa Book Launch – Sunday, April 3

All are welcome to attend the Tumbled Graves launch at Whispers Pub, 249 Richmond Road, on Sunday, April 3 between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Books on Beechwood will be on hand with copies for purchase.

I hope to see you there!

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