Mother Tongue Publishing of Salt Spring Island B.C. has announced Bill Stenson has won its 4th Great BC Novel Contest , as judged by Audrey Thomas, for For the Love of Strangers , his novel about a lost 'n' found child who wonders why there are no baby pictures of her in the family album.
Ordinary Strangers won the 2018 Hunt For The Great B.C. Novel Contest with Mother Tongue Publishing.
"You know a movie or a book has got you hooked when you start feeling relieved when bad things don't happen to the characters, when it's looking like they will. A sophisticated novel about unsophisticated people." -- Alan Twigg
"Never since Jack Hodgins made mirth and myth out of lumberjacks has Settler Coast culture been so accurately rendered" -- Linda Rogers