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de Hoog, Adrian

Adrian de Hoog


Adriande Hoog was educated in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Oxford. He spent thirty years working as in a diplomat for Canada in countries as varied as Kenya and Germany.

As Canada’s consul-general in Berlin shortly after the Berlin wall came down, he witnessed the enormous social, political, economic and cultural changes sweeping over a city which was always restless and a center of change.

It is the turbulent Berlin of the early 1990s that provides the backdrop for de Hoog's first novel, The Berlin Assignment.

De Hoog has retired from foreign service and is now pursuing a career as writer. He lives in Ottawa.

Selected Bibliography
The Berlin Assignment. St. John's, NL: Breakwater Books, 2006

Borderless Deceit. St. John's, NL: Breakwater Books, 2007

A virus destroys the communication network of the Canadian diplomatic service.  Implicated in the investigation are Carson Pryce, a reclusive, moody intelligence analyst, and Rachel Dunn, a brilliant diplomat with a glowing humanitarian track record. 

The plot in Borderless Deceit skips easily from Ottawa to Vienna, from Berlin to Alexandria and from Transylvania to Kenya.  The action takes place in a world where privacy has disappeared, where hackers circle each other in cyberspace, and where a mouse click can orchestrate deceit in faraway places. Is there space in this for a rekindling of humanity’s enduring values?





Delany, Vicki

 delany-vicki-2012Vicki Delany (also writing as Eva Gates)


“It’s a crime not to read Delany,” so says the London Free Press.

Vicki Delany is one of Canada’s most varied and prolific crime writers.  Her popular Constable Molly Smith series from Poisoned Pen Press has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. 

She is also the author of a light-hearted historical series, set in the raucous heyday of the Klondike Gold Rush, published by Dundurn Press, the latest of which was Gold Web, as well as standalone novels of gothic suspense including Burden of Memory and More than Sorrow. She is the author of A Winter Kill and Juba Good, part of the Rapid Reads series.

A Winter Kill was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for best novella, and Gold Web was shortlisted for a 2013 Bony Blythe Award.

For a total change of pace Vicki is now writing the Lighthouse Library series for Penguin Obsidian, a cozy series set in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The first book, By Book or by Crook will be released in February 2015 under the pen name Eva Gates.

Vicki began her writing life as a Sunday writer, with a full-time job as a systems analyst in the high-pressure financial world and three young children. Eventually she was able to take early retirement and settle in bucolic, rural Prince Edward County, Ontario where she writes, reads, grows vegetables, and never wears a watch.


  • Whiteout, winner of the EPPIE for Best Mainstream Novel Published on the Internet, 2000


Vicki Delany website:

Eva Gates website:



Twitter: @vickidelany



Donaldson-Yarmey, Joan

donaldsonyarmey-joanJoan Donaldson-Yarmey


Joan Donaldson-Yarmey was born in Vancouver, B.C., and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Her first job was selling Mother’s Day corsages, made by a neighbour, door to door at the age of eight. She advanced to paper delivery, babysitting, and then working at a drive-in fast food outlet and KFC during high school. She married soon after graduation and moved to a farm where she had two children.

Joan thrives on change, so when her marriage failed, she began a long career of many and various jobs working as a bartender, bar cleaning staff, hotel maid, cashier, bank teller, bookkeeper (three different times), printing press operator, meat wrapper, gold prospector, warehouse shipper (twice), house renovator, and nursing attendant. During that time, she raised her two children and helped raise three stepchildren. She also had travel and historical articles, and seven travel books about Alberta, B.C., and the Yukon and Alaska published

Continuing with her enjoyment of variety, she has moved more than thirty times in her life, living on acreages and farms and in small towns and large cities throughout Alberta and B.C. She currently lives on a small acreage on Vancouver Island with her husband, one dog, and three cats.

Joan has now turned her writing skills to fiction, but has not ventured far from her writing roots. The heroine in the first book of her Travelling Detective Series is a travel writer (what a surprise) who solves mysteries while researching articles for magazines. Since she loves to travel and to write, Joan is very happy that she has been able to combine the two into a long standing career.


Selected Bibliography
The Travelling Detective Series:


Whistler Murders, Books We Love Publishing Partners, 2011



The Only Shadow in the House, Books We Love Publishing Partners, 2010

The Only Shadow in the House is the second novel in the Travelling Detective Series. The main character, Elizabeth Oliver, a travel writer, helps her boyfriend find out if his mother really did commit suicide thirty years ago.


Illegally Dead. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2008

Right at the beginning of her research of the Alberta's Crowsnest Highway for a new article, travel writer Elizabeth Oliver is flagged down at a roadside crime scene.

Short stories:
“Capital Offence,” in ComputorEdge, 2003.





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