Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Saskatoon -  Broadway Business District - Broadway & 10th Street | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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For the past 26 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. See the line-up of incredible Canadian literary talent at The Word On The Street Saskatoon Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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Murder and Mystery on the Great Plains

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

— Sherri Smith and Gail Bowen

Follow Me Down by Sherri Smith is a gutsy, visceral, and beautifully crafted psychological thriller. No one can be trusted as the flawed but sympathetic protagonist struggles to find her missing twin brother. This novel has been described as “an engrossing page-turner that will keep the reader guessing right up to the delicious ending.”

With the The Winner’s Circle, bestselling author and “queen of Canadian crime fiction” (Winnipeg Free Press) Gail Bowen returns with the 17th installment of the Joanne Kilbourn series. Her masterfully compelling storytelling combines modern family life with a gripping and satisfying mystery.

Follow Me Down

Follow Me Down is a rare find―a gutsy, visceral, and beautifully crafted psychological thriller that Diane Chamberlain called “an engrossing page turner [that] will keep you guessing right up to the delicious ending” from talented new author Sherri Smith.

  • Fiction

Sherri Smith

When not writing, Sherri Smith spends time with her family, two rescue dogs, and restores vintage furniture that would otherwise be destined for the dump. She lives in Winnipeg, where the long, cold winters nurture her dark side. Follow Me Down (Forge Books, March 2017) is her first thriller.

The Winner’s Circle

Book 17 of the nationally bestselling Joanne Kilbourn series is classic Gail Bowen: masterfully compelling storytelling that combines a modern, urban family with a gripping, satisfying mystery.

  • Fiction
  • Mystery/Suspense/Horror

Gail Bowen

GAIL BOWEN’s first Joanne Kilbourn mystery, Deadly Appearances (1990), was nominated for the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada Best First Novel Award, and A Colder Kind of Death (1995) won the Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel; all sixteen previous books in the series have been enthusiastically reviewed. In 2008, Reader’s Digest named Bowen Canada’s Best Mystery Novelist; in 2009 she received the Derrick Murdoch Award from the Crime Writers of Canada. Bowen has also written plays that have been produced across Canada and on CBC Radio. Now retired from teaching at the First Nations University, Gail Bowen lives in Regina, Saskatchewan. The author lives in Regina, SK.

Fiction: (Regina, SK), Winners’ Circle