After the author completed his B.A. at the University or British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C., he went to Paris to complete his education and lived there for
ten years. He was awarded a Canada Council Grant and earned his Doctorate at the
Sorbonne. As a student he held the post of English assistant and taught in the
high schools of Paris for three years.
Later he was appointed Professor for three years at the École des Traducteurs et
Interprètes under the aegis of the University of Paris. Then, after his marriage,
he returned to U.B.C., Vancouver, Canada, to accept an appointment in the
Department of French. He has published a number of articles, three text books,
and co-authored a fourth with his wife.
His work in Fiction: Other Voices, Other Climes (a collection of ten unique
stories) and six novels: Shadows on the Seine: Paris 1952; Diamonds from the Dark
Side; Echoes From the Past; The Coverley Pines Affair; and A Wild Yukon
His latest novel, A Crime too Perfect, is available now.
The author now resides in West Vancouver, B.C.