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New Book Release April 4 - A History of The Murray Canal

My fourth book, "A History of the Murray Canal" was introduced at the Book Launch in Brighton on April 4, 2024. We had a good flow of people at the Brighton Public Library and everyone got their book and a signature from the author. I was delighted to present complementary copies to the Mayor, the CAO of the Library, Colin Powles who did the original research and my good friend Florence Chatten. I deliberately embarassed Florence by reading the dedication in the book to the gathering. A great event and so happy to see the book out there.

Check my main web site for details about where to buy including the online links. It is availabe, at local book stores and I will be selling the new book, along with the three earlier ones, at many markets around the area this summer. See the Events page for all my plans.

Books by The History Guy

"A History of the Murray Canal", was released April 4, 2024 and is widely available at book stores, libraries and in ebook - and from me at the farmers markets. It comes in soft cover for $30 and hard cover for $35.

"HMS Speedy: The Tragedy That Shook Upper Canada", was released August 18, 2020 and is widely available at book stores, libraries and in ebook - and from me at the farmers markets at $20.

"Murder in the Family: The Dr. King Story", published July 25, 2015 by Dundurn Press. I sell them for $20.

"38 Hours To Montreal: William Weller and The Governor General's Race of 1840", released June 30, 2018, self-published and produced by FriesenPress, Vancouver, also $20.

Check my main web site for details re the books and related activities.

Guest Speaker

The History Guy is available to be a guest speaker at your virtual or physical event at any time. Check out the main web site for more info.

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