Gail Anderson-Dargatz

By the age of eighteen, Gail Anderson-Dargatz knew she wanted to write about women in rural settings. Today, Gail is a bestselling author. A Recipe for Bees and The Cure for Death by Lightning were finalists for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She also teaches other authors how to write fiction. Gail lives in the Shuswap region of British Columbia, the landscape found in so much of her writing. Her next Claire Abbott mystery will be published in October 2015. For more information, visit gailanderson-dargatz.ca.

Awards and Nominations

1998 Scotia Bank Giller Prize nominee
1997 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize winner
1996 Scotia Bank Giller Prize nominee


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From Scratch From Scratch
Reading Level: 4.8
Pub Date: September 26, 2017
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Owning a bakery isn't just about making dough.

Paperback: 9781459815025 $9.95

Playing With Fire Playing With Fire
Reading Level: 2.8
Pub Date: October 6, 2015
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Sometimes we can't see what's right in front of us.

Paperback: 9781459808409 $9.95

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Race Against Time Race Against Time
Reading Level:3.3
Pub Date: September 13, 2016
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Tick tock—will Claire stop the bomber before it's too late?

Paperback: 9781459808430 $9.95

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Search and Rescue Search and Rescue
Reading Level: 3.0
Pub Date: September 1, 2014
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In this work of crime fiction, Claire Abbott, a small-town reporter, uses her sixth sense to find a missing girl.

Paperback: 9781459805767 $9.95

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