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Howard Shrier

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Award-winning author Howard Shrier was born and raised in Montreal, where he earned an Honours Degree in Journalism and Creative Writing at Concordia University. Since then he has worked in a wide variety of media, including print, magazine and radio journalism, theatre and television, sketch comedy and improv. He has also been a senior communications advisor to government agencies. He now lives in Toronto with his wife and their two sons and teaches writing at University of Toronto's School of Continuing Studies.

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Awards:
Arthur Ellis Award
Best First Novel (2009): Buffalo Jump
Best Novel (2010): High Chicago

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Arthur Ellis Award, Best Novel of 2013: Miss Montreal

Bony Blithe Award, Best Humourous Mystery of 2013
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Buffalo Jump (Jonah Geller #1)

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Boston Cream (Jonah Geller #3)

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Chapter 15 of Lostport is now on Wattpad. If you've been following the story, here's where Ben McBride and his fellow protected witnesses head down the crooked path that Sheriff Earl Keene has forced upon them. Click on the link below -- it's fun and it's free!

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Howard Shrier The Black Dahlia, by James Ellroy. I read it years ago but I'm rereading it now because my next book will be set in 1950,shortly after the Dahlia story... You?


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Zoë Sharp Hi Howard. Thanks so much for Friending me here. So, what are you reading at the moment?


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Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Howard.


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