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Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s: Excerpt from A Twist of Fortune, New Sgt. Windflower Mystery

Fortune Harbour NewfoundlandLet me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s is one of the most beloved ballads of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is a hauntingly beautiful song that was written by Otto P. Kelland of Flatrock, Newfoundland in 1947, just before the province decided by referendum to join Canada. See below for the lyrics and a version of the song as recorded by the band Ryan’s Fancy.

Here is an excerpt from the new Sgt. Windflower Mystery, A Twist of Fortune.

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Author Mike Martin signs an option agreement to bring character to the small screen

That’s the headline in the Southern Gazette and all across the Newfoundland News network. People in Newfoundland and Labrador and readers all over the world are excited to hear that Sgt. Windflower will be coming to television. Many thanks to all of you who have reached out to share in this great news and stay tuned for more news as it develops.

Here are the links to the Southern Gazette  and Newfoundland News network articles.

The Walker on the Cape

The Walker on the Cape follows Winston Windflower as he investigates a mysterious death in the small community of Grand Bank, Newfoundland. Windflower is a Cree from Alberta who is an RCMP Sergeant and really a fish out of water in Grand Bank.

But he learns to like and even love the community and a special woman who lives there. Along the way he discovers that under the surface things are not what the seem in this sleepy little town.

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The Body on the T

Sgt. Winston Windflower, an RCMP officer and a Cree from northern Alberta, is enjoying an idyllic life in the small town of Grand Bank, Newfoundland when a mysterious and very dead body washes up on a nearby beach. Windflower feels right at home with the rich culture, food and history of this part of the world. But his world is shaken by a series of events that threaten his new-found happiness. And it all starts with the discovery of The Body on the T.

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Beneath the Surface

Sgt. Windflower is back and as usual he’s loving life on the east coast. He may be a long way from his home in Northern Alberta but he has been adopted by the locals as almost one of their own. He has a good life, good work with the RCMP, and a good woman that he has grown closer to in his years on the southeast coast of Newfoundland. But trouble is brewing just beneath the surface of this calm and charm-filled existence.

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