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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm


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For the past 28 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent that will appear at our 29th festival on September 23rd, 2018.  

Mystery Aboard the Kajama

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Careful who you choose to trust aboard this cruise – Kelley Armstrong, Joy Fielding, and Ian Hamilton present their thrilling tales of mystery and intrigue.

This Fallen Prey

Rockton is an off-grid community that is a haven for people running from their pasts—until the prisoner escapes. This Fallen Prey is a heart-stopping thriller about an isolated town, the killer stalking its citizens, and the woman who must stop him.

  • Fiction
  • Mystery/Suspense/Horror | Mystère/Suspense/Horreur

Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong is the internationally bestselling author of the thirteen-book Women of the Otherworld series, the Nadia Stafford crime novels, and the Cainsville series. She will be presenting This Fallen Prey.

The Imam of Tawi-Tawi

Ava Lee investigates a college in Tawi-Tawi, an island province in the Philippines, suspected of training terrorists. Ava’s investigation leads to a partnership with a CIA agent, and together they attempt to stop an international plot, horrific in size and scope, only to have it turn on them.

  • Mystery/Suspense/Horror | Mystère/Suspense/Horreur

Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton is the author of the Ava Lee series. The books have been shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Arthur Ellis Award, the Barry Award, and the Lambda Literary Prize, and are national bestsellers. The series is being adapted for television.

The Bad Daughter

What first appears to be a random home invasion reveals a family’s dark secrets in this domestic ticking-clock suspense from Joy Fielding.

  • Mystery/Suspense/Horror | Mystère/Suspense/Horreur

Joy Fielding

Joy Fielding is the New York Times bestselling author of the Someone Is Watching, Charley’s Web, Heartstopper, Mad River Road, See Jane Run, and other acclaimed novels. She divides her time between Toronto and Palm Beach, Florida.