News, Reviews, and Interviews

author talk at the Westwood Library

Thank you to the Westwood Library for hosting the event! It was such fun visiting with the Book Club members and being able to spend time in…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis

The Vanished Bride is the first in the Brontë Sisters Mystery series. Publisher: Berkley – September 10th, 2019“Before they were legendary…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of Love and Death Among the Cheetahs by Rhys Bowen

Love and Death Among the Cheetahs is the thirteenth book in the Royal Spyness series. Publisher: Berkley – August 6th, 2019“You like…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Interviews

Hasty Book List Interview Author Interview - Vanessa Westermann Date: August 30, 2019Babs BookMark Magazine July 2019 Interview Vanessa…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Interview with Jenn McKinlay

Jenn McKinlay was inspired to become a writer after watching the movie Romancing the Stone. She decided that she wanted to be Kathleen…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Interview with J.E. Barnard

JE Barnard is a Calgary-based crime writer with 25 years of experience in writing award-winning short fiction and children’s literature. The…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of Booking The Crook by Laurie Cass

Booking The Crook is the seventh in the Bookmobile Cat Mystery series. Publisher: Berkley – July 2nd, 2019“Just because I’m short doesn’t…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of Where The Ice Falls by J.E. Barnard

Where The Ice Falls is the second book in the Falls Mysteries series. Publisher: Dundurn – August 10th, 2019The Falls Mysteries series are…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of A Bias For Murder by Sally Goldenbaum

A Bias for Murder is the third book in the Queen Bees Quilt Shop cozy mystery series. Publisher: Lyrical Underground – August 6th, 2019When…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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July 20th - Reading in Toronto

Saturday, July 20, 20191:30 PM - 3:00 PMSleuth of Baker Street Mystery Bookstore907 Millwood Road, Toronto ON Free admissionThank you to…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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Review of Heat Wave by Maureen Jennings

Heat Wave is set in Toronto in July 1936 and is the first in the “Paradise Café Mystery” series. Charlotte Frayne is a young associate in a…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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10 Book Talk Writing Tips

Throughout my writing journey, I’ve been lucky to receive wonderful advice from fellow authors and people working in the publishing business…
Vanessa Westermann
Vanessa Westermann
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