Rex Holmes and his wife live in Osoyoos British Columbia. He is retired but has homesteaded, worked in the Army Signal Corps and then with BC Telephone. He says, "If I had it all to do over again, I would go with joy back to the homestead and stay there forever." He is author The Last Summer, now out of print, and The Spruces [1999]. [Harbour Publishing 2003]

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
The Spruces