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"Terror on the Alert is a superb novel written with style and confidence ... I recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in a story with a naval setting, and drama on the high seas." —The Dog Watch, official newsletter of the Naval Officers' Association of British Columbia


The recent discovery of one of the lost Sir John Franklin expedition ships is absolutely incredible! This is wonderful news for Canada and Canadians alike. If you're itching for more information about Sir John Franklin and the fate of his doomed expedition, check out John Rae's Arctic Correspondence: 1844–1855, wherein you'll read Rae's orignal report of cannablism in Franklin's men.


TouchWood Editions is thrilled to announce that The Land of Heart's Delight: Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island by Michael Layland has been shortlisted for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. The winner will be announced October 15. 


Congratulations to Chef Bill Jones! The Deerholme Mushroom Book has been shortlisted for The Taste Canada Food Writing Awards in the category of Single-subject cookbooks.


British Columbians love Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands by celebrated food journalist and chef Don Genova! The book has been a constant favourite on BC bestseller lists since its release!


Award-winning cookbook author Jennifer Schell calls Okanagan Slow Road by Bernadette McDonald and illustrated by Karolina Born-Tschümperlin a “must-have book for food and wine lovers and for local and visiting Okanagan adventurers" in Food and Wine Trails Magazine.


Chef Bill Jones most recent cookbook, The Deerholme Foraging Book has been hovering at the top of BC Bestseller lists since its April release! Congratulations!


Foodshed: An Edible Alberta Alphabet by dee Hobsbawn-Smith won third place at the 2014 Les Dames d' Escoffier International MFK Fisher Awards! Congrats, dee!


El Ojo del Lago sang R.J. McMillen’s praises in their review of her debut mystery Dark Moon Walking:

Part of McMillen’s genius is her ability to write in a way that resonates for both the novice and the aficionado.  You don’t have to be a mystery buff to appreciate this tale, but fans of the whodunit genre will find it more than satisfying.  You don’t have to be a seaman to appreciate it, either, but sailors and fishermen will read in McMillen’s descriptions of life on the water the unmistakable ring of authenticity. This is a book that will make new fans for the mystery genre, and seduce city slickers and landlubbers alike with its call of the wild.”


The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb by Cathy Ace is the perfect read for those who like a classic mystery with twists and turns, enjoyable characters and no gory descriptions.” —Brookeblogs

 

 


Buffalo Girl Cooks Bison

Author: Jennifer Bain

TouchWood Editions is thrilled to be working with Jennifer Bain, award-winning cookbook author, lauded food journalist and Alberta bison rancher, on her newest cookbook, Buffalo Girl Cooks Bison—the first comprehensive contemporary book focusing on the original red meat.

Featuring more than 100 mouth-watering recipes, Jennifer's book celebrates ethical carnivores and the return of respecting what you eat, from tongue to tail.

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Janet Brons

A former member of the Canadian foreign service and foreign affairs consultant, author Janet Brons' fascinating personal history lends to the intrigue of her first mystery, A Quiet Kill.

Visit Janet at http://members.shaw.ca/janetbrons.

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