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Anna Dowdall

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Anna was born in Montreal and recently moved back there after living all over Canada and the US. She’s been a reporter, a college lecturer and a horticultural advisor, as well as other things too numerous to mention/best forgotten. She was nominated for the US Katherine Paterson YA prize and for Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award in the unpublished category. APRIL ON PARIS STREET, a bittersweet literary mystery tinged with black humour, will be out in Sept. 2021 with Guernica Editions (Toronto/Montreal). Her well-reviewed previous novels include AFTER THE WINTER and THE AU PAIR. Follow her on https://www.instagram.com/annahayesdo... ...more

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Anna Dowdall Book 2 of The Ashley Smeeton Files, THE AU PAIR, is past the galleys stage and in cover design. And I'm on chapter four or so of book 3, APRIL ON PARI…moreBook 2 of The Ashley Smeeton Files, THE AU PAIR, is past the galleys stage and in cover design. And I'm on chapter four or so of book 3, APRIL ON PARIS STREET. (less)
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The Au Pair

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After the Winter

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April on Paris Street

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Recommended! This time Iona Whishaw skillfully weaves together two complementary plot lines in two settings for twice the mystery. Lower mainland British Columbia sinking into mournful winter and the tug of the troubled past lend just the right amoun ...more
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