EVENTS & NEWS

EVENTS

In-person events have long been cancelled because of COVID-19 but don’t worry! We won’t leave you hanging. Catch up with me at any of these events. Hope to see you there!

MAY:

JUNE:

JULY:

  • July 9, 2021 at 08.00pm ET: Calgary Library Event with Nekesa Afia, Robyn Harding, Roz Nay, and PJ Vernon – details to follow

AUGUST:

And always tune in for First Chapter Fun!

  • Join fellow crime author Hank Phillippi Ryan and me every Tuesday and Thursday at 12.30pm LIVE on First Chapter Fun’s Facebook Group or Instagram Live to hear the first chapter of a different book. See www.FirstChapterFun.com for more details.

NEWS

  • June 5, 2020
    Sister Dear becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 6 weeks, peaking at number 3.
  • June 3, 2020
    Sister Dear becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller and stays on the list for 6 weeks, peaking at number 3.
  • April 20, 2020
    Hodder & Stoughton buys Sister Dear, Her Secret Son, and The Neighbours for UK & Commonwealth distribution. See press release.

  • October 7, 2019
    MIRABooks acquires my fifth and sixth novels for North American publication in 2021 and 2022.
  • June 7, 2019
    Her Secret Son becomes a Globe & Mail Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • June 5, 2019
    Her Secret Son becomes a Toronto Star Canadian Fiction bestseller.
  • May 28, 2019
    Official publication of Her Secret Son.
  • July 17, 2018
    MIRABooks acquires my fourth novel, Sister Dear, for publication in 2020.
  • March 13, 2018
    Official publication of The Neighbors.
  • June 15, 2017
    Read my interview with Curtis Brown Creative about how I found an agent and got my book deals.
  • March 5, 2017
    Signed a two-book deal with MIRABooks. Update: The Neighbors, was published March 13, 2018. Her Secret Son May 28, 2019.
  • February 24, 2016
    Signed my first deal with AVON (HarperCollins UK) for Time After Time.