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Peggy Blair

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Peggy Blair was a lawyer for more than thirty years. A recognized expert in Aboriginal law, she worked as both a criminal defence lawyer and Crown prosecutor. She spent a Christmas in Old Havana, where she watched the bored, young policemen on street corners along the Malecón, visited Hemingway's favourite bars, and learned to make the perfect mojito.A former member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, Blair is named in the Canadian Who's Who. She lives in Ottawa,where she now works in real estate.

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Peggy Blair Ramirez and Charlie won't be getting together, sadly: it's not easy to keep that kind of plot-line believable. But Ramirez will be involved in an…moreRamirez and Charlie won't be getting together, sadly: it's not easy to keep that kind of plot-line believable. But Ramirez will be involved in an espionage/thriller involving a CIA plot to kill Raul Castro -- out in early June. It's called UMBRELLA MAN.(less)
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Hungry Ghosts will be out toward the end of June, 2015 with Simon and Schuster Canada. Thanks for asking! Cheers, Peggy
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Hereare my thoughts after last night’s win: there are some silver linings we shouldn’t lose sight of. There was no revolt in the streets, and no armed insurrection, which I feared might follow a Clinton victory.I worried that if elected, Clinton would be assassinated. That’s a relief.


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Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair
"Excellent! I really enjoyed reading this book and I think it's the best in this good series so far. Ramirez and Pike are both superb characters and Hector Apiro is one of the great sidekick characters in Canadian crime literature right up there wi..." Read more of this review »
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"The very believable political intrigue in this novel is enhanced by the descriptions of life in current Cuba. Ramirez has the assistance of a new ally, this time Russian. I knew it had to come but I missed Charlie Pike, a character from earlier no..." Read more of this review »
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Possibly my favourite read of any book: I read this on a flight home from Europe; got back to Canada and read it again cover to cover, have read it again since. Beautiful, lyrical writing; memorable characters and one laugh out loud moment involving ...more
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