Evolution of a B.C. trilogy

“Brett Grubisic’s (left) River Bend Trilogy novels are set in a fictional town on the Fraser River, based on Mission, B.C. where he grew up. Here, we learn other ways the titles are linked.” FULL STORY

Yaletown meets Trotsky

August 22nd, 2014

Linda Richard’s 2009 novel Death Was in the Picture won the Panik Award for Best Los Angeles-Based Noir ficiton. Now, with If It Bleeds (Orca $9.95) Richards enters the Rapid Reads niche. Her new heroine Nicole Charles didn’t attend journalism school to become a gossip columnist, but with jobs scarce she takes on the beat with the Vancouver Post. As Nicole struggles with the stigma attached to her type of journalism, she begins to think she’ll never have a real reporting job. When she discovers the body of an up-and-coming artist in a dark alley–stabbed in the throat with an antique icepick–she finds herself in the middle of the biggest story of the year. Sorta Yaletown meets Trotsky. 9781459807341

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