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TRILLIUM by MLHolton tells tale set in Niagara region


A great shout-out by Luke Edwards, in Niagara This Week, covering points Grimsby to Fort Erie ... Yes, my latest novel started over a decade ago ... I just couldn't find the 'key' to get into it. The moment came when I was thinking about the various media innovations that have changed our lives .. Consider how news in Canada was initially sent by courier, then available via printed broadsheets... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 30, 2019 10:09
Average rating: 4.52 · 21 ratings · 7 reviews · 5 distinct works
Trillium

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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Spirit of Toronto, 1834-1984

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The Gilded Beaver

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