Now living in Victoria where he doubles as Editor-in-Chief of Monday magazine, in 2011 Grant McKenzie signed a two-book deal in the U.S. with Midnight Ink to introduce mystery lovers to a sassy heroine named Dixie Dash. "As a rule-breaking reporter for alternative weekly San Francisco NOW, Dixie will do whatever it takes to get to the bottom of the stories she feels most passionate about."; As the series is written in first-person from Dixie's point of view, McKenzie is adopting the pseudonym K.C. Grant.

Scottish-born Grant McKenzie, while living in Gibsons, published a debut thriller, Switch (Penguin $25), a mass-market paperback that has been translated into German, Russian and Chinese.

[BCBW 2011]