See talented Simon & Schuster writers Douglas Kennedy, Susan Philpott and Amy Stuart read from their latest works, all edge-of-your-seat psychological thrillers. Quill & Quire editor, Sue Carter, will host the reading!
Douglas Kennedy is the author of 11 previous novels, including the international bestsellers The Moment and Five Days. His work has been translated into 22 languages, and in 2007 he received the French decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He divides his time between London, New York and Montreal, and has two children. Kennedy presents The Blue Hour, a thought-provoking page-turner about a woman who becomes the prime suspect in the police inquiry into her lover's disappearance.
Susan Philpott holds a master’s degree in both science and social work. She has worked as a university teaching assistant, zookeeper and mental health professional. The mother of three grown children, she lives in the wilds of Ontario with her husband and yellow lab. Philpott presents Dark Territory, a taut, high-speed thriller about a young woman who will stop at nothing to save the people she loves.
Amy Stuart won the 2011 Writers’ Union of Canada Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers, and was a finalist for the 2012 Vanderbilt/Exile Award. She is a recent masters’ graduate from the University of British Columbia. Stuart lives in Toronto with her husband and her three sons. She presents Still Mine, a get-under-your-skin thriller that will make you question what it means to lose yourself and find yourself in the most unlikely places.