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First Name Robert
Last Name Mackay
Member Since March 13, 2008
Email bob.mackay@hotmail.com
Phone 604-541-9098
City Surrey
State British Columbia
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation BC
Website www.robertwmackay.ca
Blog www.robertwmackay.ca
Twitter @RobertWMackay
Facebook robertwmackay1
Bio Robert W. Mackay attended UBC and spent ten years in the Canadian navy with service in destroyers and submarines. He subsequently taught school and practised law. His first published novel is the gold-medal-winning Soldier of the Horse, the story of his father’s time in the WW I Canadian Cavalry Brigade. Robert’s second prize-winning novel is set in a Canadian submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It was published in September 2014, in time for the 100th anniversary of submarines in Canada. He is a past president of Canadian Authors Association-Metro Vancouver, and a member of CAA's national board of directors.
Publications "Soldier of the Horse", historical novel, published by TouchWood Editions in 2011 "Terror on the ALERT", historical novel, also published by TouchWood Editions, 2014
Other Memberships Naval Officers Association of British Columbia Naval Association of Canada Royal United Services Institute Life Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
Awards Independent Publishers Gold medal for "Soldier of the Horse" Independent Publishers Silver medal for "Terror on the ALERT"
Genres e-Book, Fiction, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Book Club Meetings, Speaking Engagements