Barbara is very excited about her new series featuring thirty-something Amanda Doucette, an international aid worker who, even while on leave recovering in Canada, can't leave the struggles of innocent people behind. Fire in the Stars (2016) is set in rugged western Newfoundland, and The Trickster's Lullaby, which is set in Quebec's iconic Laurentian mountains during a winter camping adventure, hit the shelves in September 2017. Both books received numerous stellar reviews, including starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Both books have also being translated into German.
Chapters South Keys book signing, 12 - 2 pm. Barbara participates in a day of mystery at Chapters in the South Keys Shopping Centre, signing Prisoners of Hope. It's never too early to think holiday gifts!
Ottawa Writers Festival. Barbara is delighted to be joining two other authors, Ron Corbett and Amy Stuart, for a meeting of criminal minds as part of the writers festival lineup. Christ Church Cathedral, 6 pm. Check here for details and tickets.
Party time again! The Toronto launch of Prisoners of Hope. Barbara will be travelling to Sleuth of Baker Street, the wonderful independent mystery bookstore in Toronto, to celebrate Amanda's latest adventure, meet friends and readers, and share readings, book talk, and some wine and cheese. If you love mysteries, come on down and bring a friend or two! Everyone is welcome! 907 Millwood Ave. 2:30 - 4 pm.
Chapters Pointe-Claire, Montreal, 12 - 2 pm. Barbara joins a day of mystery authors from Quebec and Eastern Ontario in signing Prisoners of Hope, and possibly other backlist. Check the store for details of other authors, and don't forget that a personally autographed book makes a great gift for the mystery lovers on your list!
Barrhaven Indigo, 12 - 2 pm. Barbara will be signing Prisoners of Hope, along with other favourites, at the Indigo store.125 Riocan Ave., Barrhaven. Hanukah and Christmas are almost upon us!