Welcome to the Newest Casey Holland

I have the great pleasure of appearing on Jacqui Murray’s wonderful blog today. Today’s topic is about setting, where I showcase Vancouver’s West End. This is the location for A Gold Satin Murder. Thank you Jacqui, and for all the wonderful comments from your readers.

This is launch week for A Gold Satin Murder, next in Debra Purdy Kong’s Casey Holland Mystery series. I am honored to be part of the launch group to spread the word. Today, Debra will share behind-the-scenes info about the settings for this wonderful book:

Vancouver’s West End: Diverse, Quirky, and Gorgeous

As Jacqui demonstrates so beautifully in her books, settings are crucial in a novel. It’s certainly true for crime fiction. Because I love Vancouver and lived there for several years, I set my Casey Holland mysteries in Vancouver and the surrounding municipalities. I now live in one of those municipalities, Port Moody, which is about a half-hour drive from the city.

Vancouver is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west and mountains to the north. Inlets surround much of the downtown core and there’s plenty of green space in between. Like many cities, the diverse demographics…

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Author: debrapurdykong

I'm a British Columbia author who's been writing for over 30 years. My volunteer experiences, criminology diploma, and security work inspired me to write the Casey Holland transit security novels set in Metro Vancouver. I'm also a part-time facilitator in Creative Writing Workshops through Port Moody's Recreation program. Feel free to contact me at dpurdykong@gmail.com

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