Death on the Dun

Ed Brighton focused his lens on the fire fighters who were chest-deep in the Dun River, braced against the surging waters, watching intently for the woman caught in the flood, ready to rescue her... or capture her lifeless body. Once again, Ed could not help thinking that the job of a small-town journalist was often odd ­ and perhaps not always entirely honourable. His full attention was re-captured by a shout: "Here she comes!" He started shooting image after image that might be recording horror, or heroism, or perhaps both... 

DEATH ON THE DUN is the newest book and first novel by Paul Knowles.

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About the Author

Paul Knowles has written more than 15 books, including whimsical books about gardening, niche histories, travel and humour. "Death on the Dun" is his first full-length work of fiction.

He is a community volunteer, and a recipient of the Governor General's Medal on the occasion of Canada's 125th anniversary, and more recently, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.

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What People Are Saying About "Death on the Dun"

Reflecting the slow pace of life in Dunford, the plot takes its own time to unfold. But the author's candid observations and playful writing — and yes, stop the press, there's some sex — hold your attention until the action heats up and the story races to a satisfying ending. - Jon Fear, The Record

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In paperback from EGP (send a cheque for $15 to English Garden Publishers, 170 Shade Street, New Hamburg, Ontario N3A 4J2, with your name and address, and we will ship the book immediately) or

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