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I am a Canadian political blogger and essayist and, author of published fiction. My background is writing, editing and publishing. I am addicted to research and learning something new every day while attempting to promote the betterment of all regions of the glorious resource rich country of Canada.


Background Information

 

My name is Robert J Gordon and my novel's are available through http://www.robertgordon.ca. http://www.kindle.ca http://www.kobo.com

This is a synopsis of my writing history. I submitted a few short stories in 1978 to book publisher Highway Bookshop in Cobalt Ontario resulting in the publishing of two short stories as a part of Northern Ontario anthologies at Northern College in Timmins Ontario (Shania Twain's hometown). My short story entitled Collapse was published in Northern Ontario Anthology I followed by a radio play entitled Diamond Jubilee in Northern Ontario Anthology II.  Fighting one of Canada's most notorious forest fires, a canoe trip adventure in Ontario’s Killarney Wilderness Park, and participating in Sudbury's inter-union dispute in 1960 were all stories included in my ‘Mines and Blazing Pines’ collection published by Highway Book Shop Cobalt Ontario in 1979. I based my most recent short story collection titled Where Rivers Flow North on camping, fishing and exploring the wilderness of Ontario's Sudbury to Timmins corridor during 40 years of outdoor adventure.

The principle characters and much of the plot in my mystery novel 'The Place'  released in 2004 by British Columbia publisher Treeside Press were influenced by aboriginal friends. Descriptions include a ceremonial activity after an invitation from a local Chief and elder to observe a Council of Elders ceremony on a nearby First Nation Reserve. 'The Place' is the story of a young First Nation woman's quest to prove a murdered friend died at the hands of a killer rather than a misadventure as reported by local city police. Enlisting the help of a newspaper reporter and police officer April Kenewabi is instrumental in revealing a serial killer is targeting First Nation women.  The killer in the exciting climax, after abducting and killing women from the Arctic Circle to the North Shore of Lake Huron, targets April and her daughter leading to a showdown and unexpected outcome

My 2008 historical novel Disaster Legacy  published by Saga Books Calgary Alberta is available through http://www.amazon.ca. Vacation Inn published as an e-book and CD novel is available through this web site and http://www.googlebooks.com. I have three other ebook novels that can be accessed and purchased for download  through my personal webpage at http://www.robertgordon.ca

The titles of my other novels are: Vacation Inn- (2007) A  romance/suspense novel depicting the personal challenges of the management team with developing a virtual reality theater attraction while dealing with corporate corruption and underworld attempts the infiltrate the successful tourist attraction. 

Mission Merlin in Disguise- (2009) A terrorist cell led by an infamous internationally renouned master of disguise plans an attack during an American political convention. Pursued  separately by  Canadian security and visiting Israeli Mossad agents after an investigative reporter uncovers the plot, suspense, international intrigue, romance and assasinations must be overcome by the agents and agencies trying to stop the cross-border attack.

The Marauder Woman- (2010)  Soldier of fortune and deadly mercenary stike force commander Don McDougal enlists an accomplished female intelligence agent to assist in keeping an Afganistan warlord from exporting drugs in contrvention of an Al Qaeda edict. Operating outside the conventions of war to accomplish the mission the two become a husband and wife team of charity workers disguise to gain access to the Afganistan/Pakistan border region. The close proximity sparks romance, and personal danger after involving both NATO nations and Al Queda to accomplish the contract- for- money mission .  

Birth Place
Sudbury,  Canada
Accomplishments

Six published novels and a collection of short stories. Participation in institutional author signing/and cruise reading projects. Library and literary events.

Additional Information

You can read my digitally downloadable novels by accessing my Website at www.robertgordon.ca www.amazon.ca (kindle ebooks) and www.kobo.com My novel Disaster Legacy published by Saga Books Calgary Alberta is available at Amazon.ca and Barnes and Nobel in the United States.

Favorite Links

Robert J Gordon
Access my personal webpage to discover a full description and sample chapters of my novels and short stories.

Disaster Legacy
Historical fiction at its page turning best by a Canadian author of six published novels.

Amazon Canada webpage
Source to buy my novels 'The Place Treeside Press' and 'Disaster Legacy' with reader book reviews and comments.

KOBO.com
Another source for accessing my novels short stories and additional bio information.






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