Kim Kinrade

Biography

Bestselling author Kim Kinrade was born and raised in Kimberley, British Columbia, on the B.C. side of the Canadian Rockies. He put himself through the University of British Columbia - where he received a degrees in Political Science - by playing guitar and singing in lounges. During this time he recorded his first single and an album.

After graduation Kim went into music professionally, touring Canada with a showband band. During the 1980′s Kim became one of the busiest pub performers in western Canada and also did a stint in Australia. Besides getting married and becoming a partner in a British pub he recorded two more singles and produced a video that aired on the Jerry Lewis Telethon.

Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia in the early 1990′s Kim continued to perform professionally at night while looking after a young daughter and infant son during the day. It was during this time that he rekindled a past-time that had been put on hold while studying at U.B.C. – writing short stories. An Honourable Mention award in the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia-sponsored writing contest spurred him on to write another short story focusing on his grandfather's exploits in World War I. This was expanded into his first manuscript, "The Salient."

As well as having a long stint at one of Nova Scotia’s premier resorts Kim has played in Europe, Great Britain and the United States making new fans with his unique brand of entertainment.

On the writing side Kim has penned 8 novels of which 6 have been published. He is a member of the Writing Council of Nova Scotia and has been a judge in national writing competitions.

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Books

Beneath the Plains of Abraham
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
After Quebec votes for separation in a rigged election from Canada armed forces from the newly-established, "Republic of Quebec," aided by a right-wing French government, conduct sabotage against Canadian bases. Canadian Prime Minister Jason Carruthers, a former United Nations Major-General, dons his old uniform to combat Gilles Beauchamp, the charismatic but psychopathic Quebec leader.
Brian Jones' Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Andrew Widgeon, a wannabe rock guitar player, dies in a violent accident and comes face-to-face with Brian Jones, the founder of the Rolling Stones who died in a mysterious drowning in 1969. Jones has been trapped in a place that is neither life or death and he joins Andrew in a search to escape from this place that holds the souls of the Woodstock generation.
Ice Break
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
On its maiden voyage, the CCGS "Canadian" - a large, Russian-built icebreaker purchased by Canada - is hijacked by environmental terrorists, who use the giant ship to destroy European fishing boats on the Grand Banks. The race is on for the Canadian military to stop to the carnage and save the hostages while preventing a war with a new nationalistic government of France.

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