Wilson, John Violette Szabo

In the spirit of Violette Szabo

Set in Belgium. John Wilson’s 32nd book for young adults recalls the role of female heroines in the underground resistance movements of Europe.          FULL STORY

Michalko, Ray Aielah Auger cross

At 14, Aielah Auger died on the Highway of Tears in 2006--Ray Michalko has investigated ever since.

The outside story

Some estimate as many as forty women have gone missing along the Highway of Tears corridor in thirty years.

Now private eye Ray Michalko has written a book about it. FULL STORY

Sono Nis Fire 3

Fire guts Sono Nis

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. “My husband Jim had been in town (Nelson) running errands,”… FULL STORY

Calder, Hannah 2

Hannah’s couples

She’s launching her book on home turf in the Okanagan. New Star Books reports that, “Hannah Calder‘s motley crew of… FULL STORY


Two Goats, One Wife

Education in the nascent nation of Zimbabwe was a privilege taken seriously by students. Born in 1947, Ray Garford left… FULL STORY

Picariello, Emilio

Take your Pick

From ice cream to bootlegging, Emilio Picariello’s life story has the makings of a Bonnie & Clyde movie—if you don’t… FULL STORY

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