Author of seven travel books, including Backroads of Southern Alberta, Joan Donaldson-Yarmey has written a debut mystery novel, Illegally Dead (Sumach Press, $16.95 2009), about a travel writer named Elizabeth Oliver who finds herself in the midst of a murder investigation while exploring the Crowsnest Highway between Alberta and British Columbia. 978-1-894549-74-5

[BCBW 2009]