Author Feature: John Wilson

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In Gold, Sam and Annabel are on vacation with Annabel’s parents in Italy. While visiting the small hilltop town of Civita, they hear rumors of looted gold from World War II buried somewhere in the town’s network of underground tunnels and caves. Once again the two friends cross paths with their old nemesis, Humphrey Battleford, but he is not the only one in pursuit of the gold. An intimidating man named Kurt, the grandson of a ruthless Nazi, is also snooping around. After Annabel is kidnapped, Sam must solve the mystery of the hidden treasure […]






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Author Feature: John Wilson

The Missing Skull by John Wilson

#TuesdayTalk with John Wilson, author of The Missing Skull, one of The Seven Prequels.  Tell us a bit about your book. The Missing Skull is one of The Seven Prequels books, and follows Steve, the same character as in Seven, the Series and The Seven Sequels. For his 13th birthday treat, Steve is taken up to Canoe Lake in Northern Ontario by his grandfather. The grandfather sets up a mystery for Steve around the artist Tom Thomson’s missing skull. However, the grandfather is not all he seems and there are some shady characters who turn […]






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Author Feature: John Wilson

Lost by John Wilson

#TuesdayTalk with John Wilson. His new book, Lost, is on shelves now. Tell us about your book. My latest book is Lost, in the Orca Currents series. For the third time, Sam and Annabel pit their wits against the fabulously wealthy and unscrupulous collector, Humphrey Battleford. When they win a cruise to the Canadian Arctic, Sam and Annabel find themselves close to the shipwreck that might hold the answer to the 170 year old mystery of what happened to the Franklin Expedition, but the situation is not as it seems. If the answer does lie […]






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One Shocking Discovery. Seven Thrilling Adventures.

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The much anticipated Seven Sequels launch this Wednesday October 1st, with seven new books from bestselling authors Eric Walters, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer, John Wilson and Shane Peacock. What’s the premise for The Seven Sequels? Just months after the events in the original Seven (the series), a shocking discovery about their grandfather’s past launches seven grandsons into seven brand new adventures across the globe. From the cobblestones of Cambridge to the beaches of Uruguay, readers will follow the seven grandsons as they piece together the mystery in this thrilling adventure series. […]






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The adventures continue…

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With over 100,000 copies sold in its first year, Seven (the series) has seen incredible success. We’re delighted to announce that The Seven Sequels are slotted for publication in October 2014. New secrets will be brought to light… When a visit to their grandfather’s cottage leads to the astonishing discovery of a hidden cache of passports and foreign currency, the grandsons from the bestselling Seven (the series) begin to suspect that their beloved grandfather was a spy, or even worse, a double agent. Determined to unearth the true story of their grandfather’s mysterious past, the […]






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Bestsellers galore!

What a great end to the week! Here’s last week’s bestseller list for children’s books in Canada: 1. Between Heaven and Earth (Seven the Series)—Orca Book Publishers 2. Kiss, Tickle, Cuddle, Hug—Orca Book Publishers 3. Last Message (Seven the Series)—Orca Book Publishers 4. Lost Cause (Seven the Series)—Orca Book Publishers 5. Gubby Builds a Boat Gary—Harbour Publishing






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