Originally from New Jersey, Sigrid Macdonald currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario. She has been a manuscript editor and freelance writer for a number of years. Her works have appeared in The Globe and Mail newspaper; The Women's Freedom Network Newsletter; the American magazine, Justice Denied; The Toastmaster, a publication of Toastmasters International; and She Magazine.
Her first book, Getting Hip: Recovery from a Total Hip Replacement, was published in 2004. Be Your Own Editor, a guide for writers and students of all ages and stages, followed in 2010.
Macdonald is a social activist with a special interest in the seemingly disparate issues of women's rights and wrongful convictions. She is a public speaker and the owner of Book Magic, a company that evaluates and copyedits manuscripts. She also belongs to the Editors' Association of Canada, The Center for Inquiry and the Association in Defense of the Wrongly Convicted.
on June 09, 2016 :
Don't expect the usual mystery book with this one! You might think this is the "oh this is where the lady gives up everything to find out what happened to her friend" plot. Well kinda.
This book does have a disappearance but it mostly revolves around the main character's roller coaster of emotions - A middle aged woman who regrets her marriage, has stop enjoying her job and has fallen for a much younger man.
Don't expect an 'action packed' thriller! It's a long ride and packed with emotional ups and downs. And you also be rewarded with a surprise ending. You won't guess "who dunnit" with this one. Good job Ms. MacDonald.
(review of free book)