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“Maleea Acker (at left) joins four other writers shortlisted this year for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. Three writers are up for the City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize. Read more here.FULL STORY

 

 

Ulla Hakanson

August 09th, 2023

In Ulla Hakanson’s first thriller The Price of Silence, (BroadPen Books, 2013), a young woman, Amy Robinson, is stalked by her criminal ex-fiance in the wilderness. In Hakanson’s sequel, Flight Across Waters (BroadPen Books $24.99), Amy has married a police detective and while the two are honeymooning in a seaside cottage, they get caught up in the mysterious death of a small plane pilot and his wife. Then Amy’s husband goes missing and the police won’t share any details of his disappearance. So Amy decides to do some checking on her own. Ulla Hakanson of Nanoose Bay was born in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden in 1941. She worked at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm as a draftsperson for one of the institute’s scientific publications. She arrived in Canada in 1968 and lived in Toronto before moving to BC in 1996 where she began writing. 9780992050313

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