About The Author

Alison Preston

Alison Preston was born and raised in Winnipeg. After trying on a number of other Canadian cities, she returned to Winnipeg, where she lives in the Norwood Flats area. All of her mysteries are set in the Norwood Flats, including The Rain Barrel Baby, The Geranium Girls, Cherry Bites, and Sunny Dreams. A graduate of the University of Winnipeg, and a letter carrier for 22 years, Alison has been twice nominated for the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer, following the publications of The Rain Barrel Baby (Signature Editions) and her first novel A Blue and Golden Year (Turnstone Press). She was also shortlisted for the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award for Cherry Bites.

Books by Alison Preston