3 Best Sellers, 2 Gold IPPY Awards and ‘best ever read’
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One of Robert’s favourite stories … told to him at the market by a woman’s daughter when they moved her mom into a Care Home. “Mother told us not to buy her any more books. She said she had all the books she would ever need for the rest of her life … Robert’s “Victoria Chronicles Trilogy. She must have read them 30 times and she was still reading before she passed on at 95 years! Her 93-year-old sister quickly took them over … leaving me to wait even longer for my turn!”
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Hidden away for 18 years at a summer market in Downtown Victoria BC, Canada, you may have been surprised to find this popular author at Bastion Square Market selling his 11 novels. Most authors spend their time at home writing but Robert’s wife, Joyce, began as his editor/publisher and later his co-author enabling him to get out and meet the public. Despite turning 84 this year, a countless number of fans hope he will be returning again this Spring.
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They began by selling Lizzie, at a small Saturday market one day/week but since he’s been at Bastion Square, many more tourists have discovered him and his books. Joyce once calculated that their books (8 at the time) had gone home to at least 62 countries!
His style is often likened to that of R L Stevenson, Charles Dickens, James Mitchener and Oscar Wilde. Joyce, says they still get emails from readers who say ‘meeting Robert was the highlight of our trip’ and regularly refer to their books as ‘the best novels I ever read,’ ‘refreshingly different,’ ‘read by our whole family,’ and even ‘the book was going around the cruise ship/resort when we last saw it!’
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Our latest Book (#11): Silent Destiny (Nov. 2014), is set mainly in 2006 Scotland with a tantalizing mystery involving William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace’s life in 14th century Scotland. The main character, Prof. Emma Walters from Victoria, BC, has never heard of Wallace but she will soon find out more about him as she is related to him … a fact that is about to radically change her life.
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Robert and Joyce’s Shaw TV Interview, Sept 2014
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