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Steven Laffoley

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Steven Laffoley is an award-winning, Halifax, Nova Scotia-based author.

He the author of ten books:

Halifax Nocturne
A Halifax Christmas Carol
The Halifax Poor House Fire
The Blue Tattoo
Pulling No Punches
Shadowboxing
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Death Ship of Halifax Harbour
Hunting Halifax
Mr. Bush, Angus and Me

His bestselling books have been nominated for Evelyn Richardson Nonfiction Award (twice), the Atlantic Independent Booksellers' Choice Award, and the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction. His book Shadowboxing won the 2013 Evelyn Richardson Award for Nonfiction.

You can write him at stevenlaffoley@yahoo.ca

Average rating: 4.02 · 96 ratings · 19 reviews · 8 distinct works
The Blue Tattoo

3.83 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2014
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A Halifax Christmas Carol

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Shadowboxing: The Rise and ...

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2012
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The Devil and the Deep Blue...

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Halifax Nocturne

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Pulling No Punches: The Sam...

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the halifax poor house fires

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“And though I feel an unfathomable exhaustion, I feel compelled to keep at it, as though to give up working would be to concede to the chaos so cruelly visited upon us.”
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