Frances Peck

Frances Peck’s (BC) debut novel, The Broken Places, is now on the shelves at bricks-and-mortar and online bookstores across Canada and the US. This “wonderfully sophisticated and razor-sharp” novel about a major earthquake rocking Vancouver has been called a “beautifully layered and compelling” story with “nuanced, stunning characters.” Details and early praise at NeWest Press.

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean (National Capital Region) has just signed with Dundurn Press for her third book, a memoir. Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Depression and Drunk All Over is the inspiring story of one woman’s quest to rebuild her shattered life. She’s forced to choose between despair and overdrinking or digging…