Tagged with A Garden in the Wilderness

Successful launch

It’s great to be back in Victoria after spending a few weeks in Edmonton where I launched by books. If you came out to one of the two events: book signing and reading at MacEwan University Library and book(s) launch at Grace United Church, many thanks for your support. There are still some signed copies … Continue reading

Flogging instead of Blogging

Though I have taken some time off from blogging this summer, I have been busy flogging books. In June, I went to Halifax where I had a book launch of the three prequels of A Garden in the Wilderness at the Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library. There I met my dear distant cousins Goldie and Judy … Continue reading

Back from the Dead

That title of this blog is facetious but there is some truth to it. I have just been on a one-week vacation to Maui. It was another island in the Pacific, but unlike Vancouver Island, it was warm even in November. Unlike my earlier trip to Nova Scotia and South Carolina, this one had nothing … Continue reading

Lying in Church

This evening is my second book launch of A Garden in the Wilderness at First+Metropolitan United Church chapel. There I will assert with confidence that John and Susan Dean are my great-great-great-great-grandparents. But last night I was talking on the phone to my second cousin in Florida, Monty Williamson, upon whose genealogical research my confident … Continue reading

Book Launched!

Here it is! A funny photo of me talking about my book! A Garden in the Wilderness was well and truly launched at the Well on Fort Street last night. Thanks to all those who helped me celebrate and who purchased a copy. I really hope you enjoy the book and tell your friends about … Continue reading

The Serpentine Path now available!

I am pleased to announce that my book The Serpentine Path has now been e-published and is available at Smashwords. The Serpentine Path is the first book of four in a series that I have written about my ancestors. It tells of the romance between Susan Kirke, the daughter of a gentleman, and John Dean, the … Continue reading