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  • Friday • October 26, 2018
  • 7:00 pm
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Join Bill Stenson, winner of the Great BC Novel Contest, as he reads from and discusses his new book "Ordinary Strangers". 

Cash Bar and live music from Hark Raving Sirens.  

At times very funny, at times horrific and at times so sad, this novel will make you think hard about what it means to be a family and how far one can travel on the rocky road to forgiveness without completely falling apart. ~ Audrey Thomas.

This novel begins at a fair on a hot August day in 1971 in Hope, BC. Sage and Della Howard are driving to Fernie to start a job and begin a new life. They stop for a break, lose their dog and in the search find a crying toddler in the nearby woods instead; and just as unexpectedly are back on the road continuing their journey with her. As the story unfolds and years pass, the Howards keep their dark secret and raise Stacey as their own. A compelling and original story, with fascinating characters, well-paced, that takes you to the other side of happenstance and fear.

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