More Great News and Events from Sgt. Windflower Mysteries


A Long Ways from Home up for Best Canadian light mystery

Announcement May 26, 2017


A Long Ways from Home has been shortlisted for the prestigious Bony Blithe Award for best ‘light’ or traditional mystery book in Canada. The award will be presented at the Bony Blithe Mini-con & Award Gala on Friday, May 26, at the High Park Club, 100 Indian Road, Toronto. The festivities run from 11:00 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include lunch, panels and/or round-table discussions, afternoon nibblies, a dealers room, loot bags, and the award banquet where the monarch of merry murder will be crowned. For more information or to buy a ticket for the gala, contact or visit

The Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series is also profiled on the Bony Blithe blog here.

Find out all about the series and why it’s set in Newfoundland!!


Crime Writers of Canada Annual General Meeting May 25, 2017

The Crime Writers of Canada Annual General Meeting is taking place in Toronto on May 25, 2017. There will be the meeting followed by a reception and then the Arthur Ellis Award gala and announcements for the best mystery books in Canada. At the AGM I will be joining the CWC Board as their Vice-President for Eastern Ontario. Very excited about this new opportunity!!


Limestone Genre Exposition Kingston, Ontario June 3-4, 2017


For my friends in the Kingston area, I will be attending this year’s Limestone Genre Expo on June 3-4, 2017. The Expo is a two-day literary event, celebrating the best in Canadian genre fiction. We offer panel discussions, workshops, readings, pitch sessions, a large vendor area, and many opportunities to interact with our attending authors, editor and publishers.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m June 3-4, 2017

St. Lawrence College

100 Portsmouth Ave.

​Kingston, ON



Prose in the Park June 10, 2017 Ottawa

I will also be attending the 2017 Prose in the Park Event in Ottawa on June 10, 2017

Ottawa’s favourite open-air literary festival and book fair, Prose in the Park, will take place on June 10, 2017 in the Parkdale Park. More info to follow on this great Ottawa event.

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