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SOMETHING MYSTERIOUS THIS WAY COMES...

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Prints Are In!

Andrew King Ottawa Rewind

Prints Are In!

The Andrew King prints have arrived from the printer and they look gorgeous. The three prints – taken from illustrations included in Andrew’s book, Ottawa Rewind: A Book of Curios and Mysteries -- show Ottawa’s first pub, the former light house at Beacon Hill, and perhaps the strangest ship ever designed, the Knapp Iron Tube Ship, built in Prescott Ontario in the 1890s.  The prints are a free gift to anyone who pre-orders Ottawa Rewind: A Book of Curios and Mysteries

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Book Launch Needs No Dress Rehearsal

Book Launch Needs No Dress Rehearsal

The book launch for Ken Newport’s debut novel No Dress Rehearsal was a great success, with the date of the launch scaring away no one (it took place on Friday the 13th.)  Held at Books on Beechwood, Ken signed copies of his book for nearly two hours before retiring to the nearby Clocktower Brew Pub to rest his hands. Or at least give them a different sort of repetitive motion exercise to perform.  The crowd stayed at the Brew Pub long after the official book-launch had ended, an auspicious, and perhaps appropriate beginning for a book that gets its title...

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Early Praise for Sgt. Windflower

Early Praise for Sgt. Windflower

Mike Martin’s special Sgt. Windflower Christmas book is already getting rave reviews on Goodreads. A Christmas In Newfoundland: Memories and Mysteries, is a departure for Mike from his regular Sgt. Windflower mystery series, but Windflower is still there. The books is a collection of short stories about Christmas in Newfoundland, many featuring Mike’s fictional character, RCMP Sergeant Winston Windflower A Christmas in Newfoundland is available for purchase now. To read Goodreads reviews that were posted the day the book became available, click here.

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Book Launch: No Dress Rehearsal

Book Launch: No Dress Rehearsal

Local author Ken Newport will have the book launch for his debut novel No Dress Rehearsal at Books on Beechwood on Friday September 13. No Dress Rehearsal tells the story of three strangers who share no connection other than being regular customers at a neighbourhood coffee shop, one that seems to have a magical, or certainly prescient, song-of-the-day chalkboard.  The launch for No Dress Rehearsal runs from 5-to-7 p.m., with after-the-event celebrations continuing at nearby Clocktower Brew Pub. Books on Beechwood is located at 35 Beechwood Avenue.

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