I 'm an Ottawa author with 18 published novels in the suspens genre, both adult and YA. I am currently writing two adult mystery series: The Stonechild and Rouleau police procedurals from Dundurn include Cold Mourning ( 2014), which was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for crime novel of the month, Butterfly Kills, Tumbled Graves, Shallow End and Bleeding Darkness. Turning Secrets, 6th in the series, can be released spring 2019.
The Anna Sweet mysteries are novellas from Grass Roots Press for adult literacy or those wanting a quick read. My Sister 's Keeper and No Trace were both shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis award and The Hard Fall and No Trace were shortlisted for the Golden Oak award.
Previous published fiction includes: the Jennifer Bannon mysteries for ages 10+, a full length adult murder mystery In Winter 's Grip ( Dundurn 2010), and Rapid Reads mystery The Second Wife ( Orca 2011), which was shortlisted for Golden Oak award. Second Chances, a YA boo for ages 13+ was released by Dundurn in September 2012.