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The dead still
lie in Glimmer Lake,
their eyes wide open
No one now living can tell you how
it was to dance in the Glimmer Lake pavilion. You can only hear second-hand
what the survivors said, that on a summer night it lilted with music and
laughter. It was golden. It was magic.
was long ago, before the pavilionís collapse took so many young lives.
stands derelict. Ice crusts its broken arches. On some clear nights (itís
said), you can see the faces of the dead beneath the ice of the lake, their
eyes gleaming up at the moon.
Macmillan, a sceptic to her core, laughs at such stories. Until she finds
herself saddled with a mission: to free three souls trapped by the events
of that solstice night in 1926, when a Faustian bargain went awry.
doesnít help that her backup team are a beloved but impulsive sister and
two new friends, brothers who may both be vulnerable to the effects of that
Faustian bargain. And that her chief advisor comes to her only in dreams.
Print ISBN: 978-0-9937857-7-1†
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Why a Goblin Postman?
I write books for kids. By kids I mean children,
tweens, young adults, and anyone of any age who enjoys a good story.
I write what I love to read: stories of adventure,
mystery, suspense, and fantasy. Stories about ordinary people who get mixed
up in extraordinary trouble.
Stories, magical and haunting and sometimes
bizarre, stories that creep into your imagination and your dreams ó like
mail delivered by the Goblin Postman.
Updated March 29,
Book news and awards
The Spiral Maze, my first English-language
novel, was published by Thistledown Press in 1997. It was shortlisted for
the 1998 CLA Young Adult Book Award.
The Bone Flute was published by Orca Book Publishers in 2004 and was
nominated for the 2006 Ontario Library Association Silver Birch Award, as
well as for the 2007 Red Cedar Award. It was also named one of the OLA's
"Best Bets" for Canadian children's books published in 2004.
Chimpanzee Rescue, a non-fiction book (Firefly Books 2004) won
the† 2004 ASPCA Henry Bergh
Childrenís Book Honor award.
published two dozen mystery, fantasy, or paranormal novels for story
lovers of all ages. Fourteen of them have been published in German by Cora Verlag of Hamburg,
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