Maurice J.O. Crossfield

Biography

Born and raised in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Maurice J. O. Crossfield spent nearly 15 years as a daily newspaper reporter at The Sherbrooke Record. He then struck out on his own to work as a professional writer, translator, and editor of Harrowsmith’s Almanac and Harrowsmith’s Gardening Digest. Not content with a single line of work he has also worked as an auto mechanic, handyman, forestry worker and organic gardener. He lives in the quiet hamlet of West Brome with his wife, musician Sarah Biggs, their two kids and an assortment of dogs and cats.

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The Granby Liar
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 70,060. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Crossfield Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The setting of this mystery novel is Quebec's Eastern Township in 1975. A young reporter finds his first job at the Granby Leader-Mail, a local gossipy newspaper. As he and his wife struggle to adjust to life in a small town, they quickly become immersed in crime, intrigue, and the politics of the times. This is a fast-paced story told with integrity, intelligence and wit.

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