Christopher Black is an international criminal lawyer and writer. His family immigrated to Canada when he was 8 years old and he attended university in Hamilton, and Toronto. He spent 30 years as a trial lawyer in Toronto, except for 7 years in the mid-80’s when he studied acting and formed his own theatre company TheatreDynamics. Then he returned to criminal law. For the past 16 years he has spent most of his time in Europe and Africa defending generals and presidents accused of war crimes. Since 2015 he has lived in Campbellford. Throughout his legal career he has kept writing and has succeeded in publishing in many genres over the years.
Paul Nicolas Mason was born in London, England, first attended school in Zimbabwe andhas lived in Canada since 1966. Paul was a teacher for over thirty years, but during that time he wrote plays and novels. His plays include Circles of Grace, The Discipline Committee, and Sister Camille’s Kaleidoscopic Cabaret, and his novels are Battered Soles, The Red Dress and The Night Drummer. In the fall of 2017 he published his first children’s book, A Pug Called Poppy. Since retiring Paul has become a voice, film and television-actor. In the last two years he has appeared in over thirty-five projects.
Rene Schmidt is the author four books of non-fiction about Canadian Disasters. The first of these sold over 57,000 copies, the most recent published in 2013 is Canadian Disasters—43 True Stories. His novel Leaving Fletchville, published in 2008, was highly recommended by several reviewers and was the Red Maple Honour book in 2010. He has also written numerous articles for magazines and professional journals.
Maya Tyler is an author of paranormal romance novels. She views fiction as a genre with limitless possibilities, providing a much-needed escape from the realities of life. Maya’s paranormal romances entertain with complex plot twists and happily-ever-afters. When she’s not writing, she enjoys spending time with her family—reading books, listening to music, and drinking coffee.