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Bestseller Status!

Bird’s Eye View has reached bestseller status! It was listed on the Top Ten Canadian Fiction Bestsellers Across Canada, in the Toronto Star newspaper. See the list here: Canadian Bestsellers.



“I had to force myself to read only one chapter at a time because I did not want the story to end!”


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I’d love to help you with a news story, take part in an interview, or Skype with your service club or book club.

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Wildwood Author Holds Special Place in her Heart for Peace River

(Peace River Record-Gazette, May 2021)

Talking Books and Stuff PODCAST

(Interview with Dennis Rimmer, November 2019)

Bird’s Eye View, Review

(Mysteries and More From Saskatchewan, October 2019)

Shaw Cable TV Interview About Wildwood

(Nanaimo, September 2019)

Kobo Best Canadian Books of All Time

(June 2018)

Wildwood Review, Edmonton Prime Times

(June 2018)

Wildwood Review, Red Deer Advocate

(June 2018)

Wildwood Review in Publishers Weekly

(May 2018)

Kootenay Books Interview, Cranbrook

(April 2017)

Shaw Cable TV Interview, Cranbrook

(November 2016)

Shaw Cable TV Interview, Nanaimo

(September 2016)

Bestseller List, Toronto Star

(June 3, 2016)

First the Writing, Then the Marketing

(Kootenay Business Magazine, November 2015)

News Article, Nanaimo News Bulletin

(July 21, 2015)

TV Interview with Shaw Cable

(Shaw Community TV, Cranbrook, November 2014)

Journalist turned novelist sells out first printing

(Penticton Western News, Nov. 26, 2014)

University of Manitoba UMFM Radio

(Click to hear Podcast Interview, Nov. 23, 2014)

Aerial photos inspire wartime novel

(Rocky Mountain Outlook, Nov. 6, 2014)

Elinor Florence to present wartime novel

(Red Deer Express, Nov. 5, 2014)

New Wartime Novel Takes Flight

(East Kootenay News Online Website)

BC Lit marks double anniversary

(BC Booklook)

Searching for Eileen Scott

(Leighton Buzzard Observer, UK)

Canada’s wartime contribution recalled

(Terrace Standard, BC)

Book brings journalist back to Battlefords

(Battlefords News-Optimist, SK)

Local author pens World War II novel

(Columbia Valley Pioneer, BC)


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Writing LIVING Historical Fiction

(Guest Blog on A Writer of History, November 2019)

12 Book Event Marketing Tips

(Allyson Latta’s Writing Website, July 2017)

Author Interview on Mystery Mondays

(With Mystery Author Kristina Stanley, January 2016)

Tips for Interviewing Seniors

(Allyson Latta’s Writing Website, November 2015)

Review of Bird’s Eye View

(Beth’s Book-Nook Blog, September 2, 2015)

Review of Bird’s Eye View

(Historical Fiction Addicts, June 16, 2015)

12 Dos and Don’ts of Book Marketing

(Allyson Latta’s Writing Website, April 29, 2015)

The Canadian Connection

(Author Christie Lowrance, March 30, 2015)

Author Interview and Book Giveaway

(Unusual Historicals, March 22, 2015)

Interview With My Publisher

(Dundurn Press, Dec. 15, 2014)

Aerial Photo Interpretation

(Author Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Nov. 11, 2014)

Author Interview and Book Giveaway

(Chronically Vintage, Nov. 10, 2014)

WW2 Air Force Uniforms for Women

(The Vintage Inn, November 8, 2014)

British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Changed Canada

(Lowfell Writers Place, Nov. 8, 2014)

Mail Was a Lifeline to the Home Front

(Rite While U Can, November 7, 2014)

Five-Star Review and Author Interview

(The Book Babe, November 6, 2014)

Facebook for Writers

(Allyson Latta’s Writing Website, April 22, 2014)