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Re-issues of Police Procedural Mystery Fiction Books

In 2012 I published my first book, Phase Shift, the adventures of Molly McBride and Palmer Richardson. Phase Shift was actually the second book I wrote with these characters, the (still) unpublished The Guardian being the first. Since then, I’ve … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: What are Coles Notes?

There’s a scene in The Revenant where Father Paul discusses a case with Toronto’s coroner. So far, two bodies have been brought into the morgue in a state of decomposition indicating they’d died more than a week ago. In both cases, … Continue reading

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Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter V

      is for Verisimilitude       Verisimilitude is the appearance of reality in a work of fiction. I have written before about how all narrative is a construct of reality. This means that it is supposed to … Continue reading

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Review of Mount Pleasant by Don Gillmor I first heard about Mount Pleasant by Don Gillmor on CBC Radio One. The reviewer said he couldn’t read the novel in public because he was embarrassed by the laugh-out-loud moments. I could … Continue reading

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