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3 Favourite Bookstores to Buy A Twist of Fortune

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A Twist of Fortune

 

One of the joys of being a writer is to see your books on the bookshelves of a book store. It’s even better when it’s in one of your favourite bookstores. Here are 3 of my favourite bookstores where you can find the new Sgt. Windflower Mystery: A Twist of Fortune.

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Killing Off Characters

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A Twist of Fortune

One of the most difficult decisions I had to make in my latest book, A Twist of Fortune, was to let one of the characters die. Not one of the main characters or gawd forbid the protagonist, because then the series would be over. I won’t tell you who it was, other than to say that it was a very friendly character that almost everybody inside the story (and readers too!!) liked and enjoyed. It was difficult because I tend to grow fond of the characters and except for the villains, would really like them to stick around.

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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.

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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