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After much consideration, I’m going back and reworking some of the earlier days in Olympic Vista. There won’t be any big changes, but I want to give you, the loyal reader, more. Think of it like a director’s cut for a movie: a pinch of extra dialogue here, an extended scene there. You get the […]
This past weekend was the launch of the GVPL Emerging Authors Collection. The 2022 collection includes 125+ authors and more than 300 different titles. My husband, Ken, attended the event with me at the Central Branch Courtyard here in Victoria, BC. The first three books in the Olympic Vista Chronicles are a part of the collection, both […]
It is Fall 1986 in the small town of Olympic Vista, and twelve-year-old Adelaide Winter is desperate for a distraction from her home life. When she learns of a floating jack-o’-lantern on a nearby farm, Adelaide leads her friends on a daring mission to investigate. As their plans unravel, the preteen sleuths find themselves embroiled […]
Yesterday’s Gone (book one in the Olympic Vista Chronicles) was recently named a finalist in the 2022 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.
It’s hard to believe it’s 2022 already! Our family rang in the new year with board games, lots of snacks, and Taylor Swift playing through the speakers. It’s a popular time for resolutions, and yet they can be difficult to make when the weather is uncooperative and all you want to do is curl up […]
I’m very excited to announce the first three books in the Olympic Vista Chronicles will be available at the Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) in Spring 2022 as part of the Emerging Author’s Program. The paperback copies have been submitted to the library and I cannot wait to see them on the shelves!
As if growing up wasn’t hard enough, this group of friends is juggling rogue scientists, disappearing copy centres, haunted houses, and aggressive animals. All without cell phones! Welcome to the strange that is Olympic Vista – in 1986. It’s my birthday month! To celebrate, I’ve made Yesterday’s Gone, the first book in The Olympic Vista […]
Giveaways, Q&A, book excerpts and more! That’s what’s going on with the Yesterday’s Gone book tour. From November 8 – 19, the first book in The Olympic Vista Chronicles will be spotted on various book blogs across the internet. Stop on by for interviews, reviews, and your chance to win a $25 gift card. Join […]
Book three of the Olympic Vista Chronicles is available in time for Halloween! October has arrived in Olympic Vista. Pumpkins decorate the doorsteps and the crisp autumn air carries a promise of Halloween treats, but the small town is never without a few tricks. When the copy centre Adelaide’s mother works at disappears overnight, Adelaide […]