Masquerade

Book three of The Ashley Smeeton Files will be coming out next year! I’m thrilled that Montreal’s top English-language literary press, Guernica Editions, has picked up Masquerade (working title) for publication, in their genre-bending Miroland imprint. Like After the Winter and The Au Pair, it’s domestic suspense with a literary flavour and a seasoning of […]

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In Praise of Older Protagonists: Guest Post by Canadian Mystery Author Joanne Guidoccio

In my late forties, I realized that I no longer enjoyed reading novels with twenty-something and thirty-something protagonists. It felt like poking into the heads and hearts of young women who could easily be former students. While searching for novels featuring an older crowd, I discovered several late-blooming authors (Maeve Binchy, Frank McCourt, Louise Penny) […]

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