Raised on a farm in Elgin County in southwestern Ontario, Terry Carroll graduated from Trent University and worked as a farm hand, sod farm manager, newspaper publisher in Ontario and Alberta, and United Way manager in Elgin. With his wife, Nancy, he resides in St. Thomas, Ontario, where they publish The St. Thomas Elgin Weekly News and Elgin This Month. Terry is currently at work on another crime novel.
Selected Bibliography: Snow Candy. Toronto, ON: The Mercury Press, 2007 Body Contact. Toronto, ON: The Mercury Press, 2006 No Blood Relative. Stratford, ON: The Mercury Press, 1995
Awards: Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, 1996, for No Blood Relative Winner, Edmonton Journal Literary Award, 1987, for best short story Shortlisted, Golden Horseshoe Story Award, Crime Writers of Canada, 2005 Second place, Great Canadian Story Contest, Storyteller Magazine, 2006 Longlisted, ReLit Awards, 2007, for Body Contact Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel, 2008, for Snow Candy Longlisted, ReLit Awards, 2008, for Snow Candy
Review comments on Make Believe from S.M., a reader in Toronto:
If you liked J.I.'s first novel, you'll enjoy novel number 2 even more. The pacing is fast, the dialogue snappy and there are enough dead bodies to keep mystery fans happy. If you enjoyed the philosophical discussions between the two protagonists the conversation continues here. Is philosophy a prelude to romance? If you could identify with the business corruption at TGT, be prepared...it continues.
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