From the monthly archives: "February 2014"

For nearly 20 years I lived in North Vancouver. My kids went to school there. I wrote the first draft of Almost Criminal there. Thanks to the efforts of my former neighbour Dave Turner, my North Shore cred earned a full-page story in the local paper. Even better, the Outlook  timed it to promote a reading at the West Vancouver library.  Read the story hereScreen Shot 2014-02-17 at 2.54.01 PM

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 5.17.22 PMPleased to see Almost Criminal made the Arthur Ellis Award nominations – the long list, as it were – for Best First Novel.  The Arthurs are the Crime Writers of Canada’s version of the Edgars, in a way.  The list of nominees is here. The short list will be announced April 24.