Denial: Beverley McLachlin

Beverley McLachlin and Deandra Lalonde

Denial: Beverley McLachlin

Beverley McLachlin and Deandra Lalonde

11:00am

Sunday, June 5, 2022

From former Chief Justice of Canada Beverly McLachlin, the bestselling author of Full Disclosure, comes the taut new legal thriller Denial. Tough-as-nails defense attorney Jilly Truitt could have her pick of cases, but when a fellow lawyer asks her to defend his wife in a bizarre “mercy-killing” case, Jilly reluctantly accepts, and soon she becomes ensnared in a courtroom battle that makes her question even her own truths. Join us for a fascinating discussion with Canada’s longest-running Chief of Justice about her latest mystery, and learn about her journey into writing crime fiction.

Interviewer: Deandra Lalonde

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: June 5 at 11am ET
Where: Brigantine Room in Harbourfront Centre’s main building
Duration: 45 minutes
Ticket prices: $16.50 – Regular; $12.50 – Youth; or Get the All-Access Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Conversation

From former Chief Justice of Canada Beverly McLachlin, the bestselling author of Full Disclosure, comes the taut new legal thriller Denial. Tough-as-nails defense attorney Jilly Truitt could have her pick of cases, but when a fellow lawyer asks her to defend his wife in a bizarre “mercy-killing” case, Jilly reluctantly accepts, and soon she becomes ensnared in a courtroom battle that makes her question even her own truths. Join us for a fascinating discussion with Canada’s longest-running Chief of Justice about her latest mystery, and learn about her journey into writing crime fiction.

Interviewer: Deandra Lalonde

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: June 5 at 11am ET
Where: Brigantine Room in Harbourfront Centre’s main building
Duration: 45 minutes
Ticket prices: $16.50 – Regular; $12.50 – Youth; or Get the All-Access Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Conversation

Featured Authors

Beverley McLachlin was the Chief Justice of Canada from 2000 to 2017. She is the first woman to hold that position and the longest-serving Chief Justice in Canadian history. Her memoir, Truth Be Told, was an instant bestseller and won the prestigious Writers’ Trust Shaughnessy Cohen Prize. Her debut novel, Full Disclosure, was a #1 national bestseller and was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Best First Crime Novel Award. In 2018, McLachlin became a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest honour within the Order. Denial, also an instant bestseller, is her latest novel.

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Deandra Lalonde is an international bookseller who has sold books across the world, all from her home in Canada. She is currently the Content Sales Lead for North America at Rakuten Kobo, where she merchandises the eBook storefront. Using her knowledge of the ever-expanding book market, her focus is on making sure readers see the most relevant, interesting content that helps continue their love of reading.

Read more about Deandra Lalonde

11:00am

Sunday, June 5, 2022

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