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Lisa Timpf

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Lisa Timpf is a retired human resources and communications professional who lives in Simcoe, Ontario.

Her writing has appeared in a number of venues, including Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog, New Myths, Third Flatiron, and Scifaikuest.

She has self-published a collection of creative non-fiction and poetry entitled A Trail That Twines: Reflections on Life and Nature, and wrote a non-fiction book about a tennis club in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia entitled St. George's Lawn Tennis Club: The First Hundred Years.

A graduate of McMaster University's Physical Education program, Ms. Timpf also completed course work toward an MSc in Sport History at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

When not writing, Lisa enjoys cycling a
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Lisa Timpf Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his wife Reine-Marie, from Louise Penny's books. There's a sense of mutual respect and support between them. Both…moreChief Inspector Armand Gamache and his wife Reine-Marie, from Louise Penny's books. There's a sense of mutual respect and support between them. Both Armand and Reine-Marie are accomplished in their own right. And, they're down-to-earth, likeable characters, to boot.

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Lisa Timpf To try to keep my interest in writing fresh, I switch between genres. Sometimes after a few days of focussing on poetry, I feel rejuvenated and better…moreTo try to keep my interest in writing fresh, I switch between genres. Sometimes after a few days of focussing on poetry, I feel rejuvenated and better able to go back to my prose work-in-progress.(less)
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An interesting and topical read, with some strong female characters and good world-building. The parts about running came across as very authentic. Hill created a sense of tension and suspense, with a satisfying conclusion.

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A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny
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Let Loose the Dogs by Maureen Jennings
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I was a contributor to Scifaikuest February 2017, edited by T. Santitoro, published March 1, 2017 by Alban Lake Publishing, ISBN 13 978137080
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