S. Noél McKay has lived in Alberta most of her life. She attended the University of Alberta before starting a career in the transportation industry. She currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta, with her cat, Cletus. Both enjoy snowboarding. Stony Point is her debut novel.
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McKay’s novel takes place in Stony Point, a coal-mining town in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass. A few weeks before the novel begins, just east of the town, most of the summit of Turtle Mountain slides downhill, flattening the eastern edge of Frank, Alberta, on April 29, 1903. ... Read more
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