Category Archives: KENNET FORBES MYSTERIES

My debut novel

THE OVERWHELM = FLOOD

Yes, I’m still reporting on the weather, the only drama in my life. Well, okay, alright, there are other exciting things happening ̶ I published my second novel, Geraldton Back Doors, last month, and I’m punching a new book into … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (Conclusion)

5 – End of the Road Another mystery . . . Where were all the locomotives that roar up and down this busy transcontinental railway?  We hadn’t seen or heard one in four hours.   Had the beaver blockaded the tracks … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (Chapter 4 of 5)

4 – The Tracks First thing you do when you walk the tracks, you ask permission of the crossing guard. Railway authorities frown on track walkers.  They tend to smear moose-catchers with their blood.  So, all you track walkers out … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (Chapter 3 of 5)

3 – The Clues Where the Stilwell trail meets the tracks, there is a crossing.  At this point, the trail becomes a path, and strikes out over hill and dale for unmeasured miles.  Beware of the vines that clutch and … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (Chapter 2 of 5)

2 – The Trail We found the trail.  It was called the Stilwell Road.  Trust me, it was not a road.  It was a trail.  Just wide enough for John’s pickup.  It had a name but no sign.  That’s okay.  … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (5 Chapters)

1 – The Road This is a record of two crazy bush historians. Okay, sorry for the redundancy.  If they’re bush historians, naturally they’re crazy.  They’re the sort that run around the bush looking for historical evidence. You must understand … Continue reading

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MONSTERS AMONG US (Conclusion)

2 – There a Monster We had a visitation recently from monsters cultivated in another province. One of my neighbours – and by “my neighbours”, I mean anyone living in the Municipality of Greenstone, be that next door or fifty … Continue reading

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MONSTERS AMONG US (Chapter 1 of 2)

1 – Here a Monster We are fascinated by monsters.  Everyone is.  I know my family is. My wife, Olga, cannot get enough of Criminal Minds, a series in which a serial killer is exposed and caught or killed in … Continue reading

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GETTING LITERARY IN THE MYSTERY GENRE

    [When I published The Beardmore Relics on Smashwords as an e-book, I had to choose a category.  I was torn between “literary novel” and “mystery novel”.  Why?  Because it is both. I chose the mystery genre to write … Continue reading

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FROM GOLDFIELD TO JACKFISH (Conclusion)

  Gazing west across Tunnel Bay, I saw a white CPR truck emerge from the mountain.  That was the west entrance, I thought, of the Jackfish Tunnel.  Well over a half kilometre across the bay.  About a kilometre and a … Continue reading

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