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list price: $19.95
edition:Paperback
category: Fiction
published: March 2017
ISBN:9781550178012
publisher: Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
imprint: Lost Moose Books

Alaska Highway Two-Step

by Caroline Woodward

tagged: women sleuths, amateur sleuth, small town & rural
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"...one of those rare books--a satisfying mystery that has no criminal content whatsoever ... even the most hidebound mystery reader is likely to be delighted by this well-written and intriguing tale."

 

--The Toronto Star

 

"...a worthy successor to her short fiction collection ... Woodward interweaves several intriguing narrative threads into this intense first-person tale of [Mercy's] actual and mental journeys to discover family, past and present, that will give her life wholeness...enhancing this narrative is the delightfully witty voice of Mercy Brown."

 

--Canadian Literature

 

When Mercy Brown, a reluctant psychic and freelance journalist, discovers her late Aunt Ginger's diaries, packed with early Canadian dance history and a painful past, she realizes that she has two mysteries to sort out. Mercy Brown and her dog Sadie embark on a writing assignment up the Alaska Highway.

 

A BC bestseller, Alaska Highway Two-Step was selected as one of The Globe & Mail's Top 100 Books. Caroline Woodward's sharp wit and unerring ability to create warm, believable characters make this a delightful novel of the North.

About the Author

Caroline Woodward is the author of the children’s books The Village of Many Hats (Oolichan Books, 2012) and Singing Away the Dark (Simply Read Books, 2010). She has also written books for adults, including a bestselling memoir, Light Years: Memoir of a Modern Lighthouse Keeper (Harbour Publishing, 2015). She lives and works as a lightkeeper on the Lennard Island Lightstation, near Tofino, BC, with husband Jeff George. Learn more about her at www.carolinewoodward.ca.

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