Lillian M. Varcoe


Lillian M. Varcoe has lived on the West Coast of Canada for most of her life. She’s flown floatplanes throughout the Pacific Northwest for over 20 years and lived on sailboats, sailing the Salish Sea for even longer. She holds a Canadian Special record for being the first woman to fly across Canada, coast to coast, and the first person to do it in a floatplane.

Her writing has appeared in national magazines, both in the U.S. and Canada. This is her first novel. She presently lives on a small Island in the Salish Sea of British Columbia with her husband, raccoons and wild deer.

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Headwinds: seeking a murder forgotten
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,180. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Full of intrigue, suspense and adventure, this story vividly portrays Darwin Marsh’s harrowing experiences as a commercial floatplane pilot, flying in mercurial weather amongst the myriad of isolated islands and waterways along the westcoast of Canada. His life takes an a ominous turn when cold-case cops accuse him of being an accessory to murder when he was a child, staying at his Grandparents.

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