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Get ready for an evening of intrigue and surprising twists and turns, when two bestselling crime writers take the stage for this special Festival opening night event. Join popular Canadian novelist Linwood Barclay in conversation with one of his favourite writers, Don Winslow. Hosted by Deborah Dundas.
Winslow has authored 21 novels, including The Border, The Force, The Kings of Cool, Savages, The Winter of Frankie Machine and the highly acclaimed epics The Power of the Dog and The Cartel. Prepare to be thrilled, as these masters of suspense are experts at drawing you to the edge of your seat.
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Linwood Barclay, a New York Times bestselling author and with nearly twenty novels to his credit, spent three decades in newspapers before turning full time to writing thrillers. His books have been translated into more than two dozen languages, sold millions of copies and he counts Stephen King among his fans. Many of his books have been optioned for film and TV, a series has been made in France and he wrote the screenplay for the film based on his novel Never Saw it Coming.
Deborah Dundas became the Books Editor at the Toronto Star after reviewing books for the paper for more than 15 years. She has worked in the media for more than 25 years – including stints as a books editor, but also in business, lifestyle, and national and city politics. She's worked at CTV and TVO, both as an editor/producer and reporting, interviewing or producing shows on emerging artists, popular writers and literary powerhouses. She's also lived and worked in Northern Ireland. She feels that the books beat is the perfect marriage of her diverse experience and interests.
Don Winslow is the author of 20 acclaimed, award-winning international bestsellers, including the New York Times bestseller and sensation The Force, the #1 international bestseller The Cartel, The Power of the Dog, Savages and The Winter of Frankie Machine. Savages was made into a major film by three-time Oscar-winning writer-director Oliver Stone. The Power of the Dog, The Cartel and The Border sold to FX in a major multi-million-dollar deal to air as a weekly TV series beginning in 2020. A former investigator, antiterrorist trainer and trial consultant, Winslow lives in California and Rhode Island.