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John Charles Gifford

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St. Paul, Minnesota, The United States
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JOHN CHARLES GIFFORD earned two degrees from the University of Minnesota, served in the Peace Corps in the Republic of Liberia, and currently lives and writes full-time in Montréal, Québec. He is also the author of two soon-to-be-published political Cold War thrillers.


The Beginnings

I’ve always been a fan of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction. I decided to create a private investigator living in Montreal in the 1950s after reading several articles on the history of immigration in Canada. I came upon some shocking facts that I turned into the main plot for this book. Although this story is fiction, its core is rooted in reality. Working on the average of 50 hours a we Read more of this blog post »
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