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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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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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"I received this book through the Goodreads giveaway. I hadn't heard of the series or Peggy Blair previously and I can say, having now finished the book, that it was a shame I hadn't!

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The Poisoned Pawn by Peggy Blair
"A mighty fine read. The ghosts sort of float around in my head as I read Blair's beautifully detailed look at a crime that needs to be solved. Her characters begin to become part of your life while reading and hoping my favorite ones are not guilt..." Read more of this review »
The Poisoned Pawn by Peggy Blair
"This author continues to write about the Cuban underbelly in such an insightful way. Inspector Rodriguez and Doctor Apiro are empathetic characters, but have real human frailties as well. As usual, there was a stunning little twist at the end. Lov..." Read more of this review »
Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair
"Received a copy of Hungry Ghosts by Peggy Blair through the Goodreads First Reads giveaway program in exchange for an honest review

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