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Edmond Gagnon

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Born
in Windsor, Canada
October 18, 1958

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Joseph Wambaugh James Lee Burke, Michael Connelly

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December 2012

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Ed is a retired Police Detective, having worked for the Windsor Police Service for over 31 years. Upon retiring he traveled the world compiling a fun collection of travel stories, then self-published his first book, "A Casual Traveler."

With a new passion for writing Ed started his Norm Strom Crime Fiction Series with with Rat.

Basing his stories on real events and characters Ed continued the series with Bloody Friday, Torch, and Finding Hope.

His latest work is a crime anthology with Christian Laforet and Ben Van Dongen. All These Crooked Streets contains a story from each author. It's only available in paperback at this time.

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Torch

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Bloody Friday

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Rat: A Cop's Secret Weapon

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A Casual Traveler

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All These Crooked Streets

My latest book, All These Crooked Streets is set to officially launch in Windsor on November 21st.
It's a crime anthology written by myself, Ben Van Dongen and Christian Laforet.
Three different crime stories by three different authors. Read more of this blog post »
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Edmond Gagnon I'm always looking to meet new readers and writers and hear their reviews and input.
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Majenta Peaceful greetings and thank you for your service as a police officer! Thank you for contacting me! I hope you are well and having a great Summer 2017. Congratulations on your books! Have a great new week ahead--happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


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