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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.


Hey everyone … like all good things,this blogneeds to come to an end.


I have posted 650 individual blog posts, mostly about my owntortured pathto publicationas well aspractical advice on how to get published. (A good number of others were book reviews and shameless self-promotion. Mea culpa.) Almost 80,000of yousharedmy journey; close to 1,500 of you posted comments. Thanks to all of you.


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Average rating: 3.75 · 402 ratings · 141 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Beggar's Opera
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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The Poisoned Pawn
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Midnight in Havana: An Insp...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Schaduwzijde
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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The Poisoned Pawn by Peggy Blair
" Cuban police detective, Ricardo Ramirez, the lead character in this mystery, is sent to Canada to bring back a priest found with child pornography showing Cuban children. The Havana police department and Cuba itself have woefully few resources—the... " Read more of this review »
The Poisoned Pawn by Peggy Blair
" Sometimes a second book in a series reads as if it is the second half of the first book, as if the publisher decided to lop a long manuscript in two rather than try to sell the public on a mammoth 700 page mystery tale from a first time author. T... " Read more of this review »
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Mere days after Inspector Ricardo Ramirez solves the crime that Mike Ellis was arrested for, he is enjoying the new year with his wife when he gets called on an... " Read more of this review »
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