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The Shadow Man

Philip’s Review July 5, 2019 Ok, I’m not going to write a great detailed review here except to say this was every bit as hilarious as “Be Careful What You Wish For”, if not more so, and had an even better mystery with lots of great superhero action and a …

Be Careful What You Wish For

Philip‘s review  Jan 28, 2019 This book is one of the most hilarious supposedly mystery books I’ve read in a long time. There is enough of a mystery buried in here to allow this book to be nominated for an Arthur Ellis award but I doubt it will even make …

Poughkeepsie Shuffle

by Dietrich Kalteis Published by ECW Press Cover design by David A. Gee Typesetting by Erika Head Author photo by Andrea Kalteis  A crime novel of astonishing detail and scope set in the 1980’s and written by the award winning author of Ride the Lightning and House of Blazes, both …

A Conversation with Canada’s Premier Noir Crime Author, Dietrich Kalteis

Welcome everyone and thank you for joining me in this highly anticipated conversation with one of Canada’s premier noir crime writers, Dietrich Kalteis. If you enjoy fast-paced, raw, unadulterated, thrill a minute violent crime novels then this award winning author will give you everything you crave and then some. His …

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

The strength of a nation lies in the homes of its people. The world’s longest undefended border between two sovereign nations Canada and the United States symbolizes the harmony and mutual cooperation of the Canada-US relationship. The Canada-United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international …

Canada Day, July 1st

July 1, 1867: The British North America Act, today known as the Constitution Act, 1867, created Canada. No war. Not even a Skirmish. Confederation refers to the process of federal union in which the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the United Province of Canada formed …

Canada’s National Symbol

The humble beaver Beavers are the second largest rodent in the world and Canada is the second largest country. Beavers are relatively nice and community minded, often sharing their lodges with muskrats, and warning others of danger with a slap of their tale while Canada has the longest undefended border, …

I’m a CANADIAN, eh; Part Deux

No, we are not an unarmed American with health insurance. And, NO, Canada did not burn down the White House during the War of 1812, which was fought with Britain over maritime rights. What is now Canada was not yet a country in 1812, but rather British colonies. You know …

I’m a CANADIAN, eh

Canadians are quirky. We’re the only country I know of that names our currency something out of a cartoon. Our one dollar coin is called a Loonie and our two dollar coin is called a Toonie. The $1 coin ended up being called a Loonie because there is a loon …