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The Devil's Ruse by Ruth Welburn won a 2011 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Award for Mainstream/Literary Fiction from among 11,600 books entered in the contest. The announcement appeared in the 2012 March/April issue of Writer's Digest Magazine, on page 42. Welburn's writing has also appeared in Common Ground, Winnipeg Free Press and Senior Living.

Ruth Welburn, M.Sc., has worked in research laboratories in Canada and Australia where she studied virology, microbiology and infectious diseases. Her novel The Devil's Ruse involves World War II and influenza as Dr. Nicholas Wareing takes on a risky research project for the U.S. Army.


The Devil's Ruse (self-published)
Date of Publication: August 2010
Editor: Alice Duncan
Graphic Design and Book Layout: Iryna Spica of SpicaBookDesign
ISBN Number: 978-0-9865322-0-7
Page count: 300
Binding: Soft Cover, Perfect Bound
Price: 18.95
Available at Tanners Bookstore in Sidney, Munro's bookstore in Victoria and at www.ruthwelburn.com