Category Archives: The Guardians

The Guardians – Bestseller for 7 Weeks in a Row!

Mind blown down here. The Guardians has today made it on to the Maclean’s national fiction bestseller list for a seventh straight week.  It’s up to #5.  If I knew how to add an “Insanely grinning monkey” emoticon on this … More

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Zoomer Book Club webcast

I’m very pleased to report that The Guardians is the February pick (and first ever!) for Zoomer magazine’s new on-line book club.  As part of the program, I’m doing a live webcast on Thursday.  I will be answering questions both … More

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The Guardians – Six Weeks Straight!

Well, this is a personal best for sure:  The Guardians is on this week’s Maclean’s bestseller list, making it six weeks straight (it’s in there at #7).  Canadians must like their ghosts in winter.  Who knew?

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The Guardians in The Guardian

The first major UK review for The Guardians is out today, and it’s a great one in The Guardian.  Laura Wilson writes:  “Ambitious…With a well-executed dual narrative, both past and present, strong characterizations and some truly arresting images, The Guardians … More

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The Guardians – 5 Weeks in a Row!

Thanks to all – the sales and publicity and marketing people at Doubleday Canada, the great handselling bookstore folks out there, and you, the Blessed-be-to-God! readers – who have put The Guardians on the Maclean’s national fiction bestseller list for … More

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The Guardians’ 4th Week on the List!

Surprised and happy to report that The Guardians has made a fourth straight appearance on the Maclean’s fiction bestseller list this week.  For those who’ve got the book ready to go on your bedside table, I hope you enjoy it.  … More

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Blogging the Blogs

It’s getting so bloggy over here…I can barely see.  Get it!  “Bloggy” rhymes with “foggy”!  Okay.  It’s jet lag.  Forget it. I’m back from a fun trip to Calgary and Vancouver for The Guardians and now I’m astride the desk … More

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On the Road

A book tour can refer to any number of realities, from glam 20-city limo-and-executive-class victory laps to a drive through a blizzard to read to empty chairs in a church basement.  The book tour I’m on for The Guardians at … More

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The Guardians up to #2 on National Bestseller list!

The crappy news?  I feel like I’m getting a cold.  Not unusual for the sunless deep-freeze we call January in Canada.  But still, against all odds, I thought I might sneak through the winter without one.  It’s touch and go … More

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The Guardians – 2nd Printing!

So my son (he just turned one) wakes up screaming his fool head off this morning at a quarter after five.  That’s early, even for him.  I spent the next two hours letting him crawl over me in the basement … More

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