HAMILTON ROOM, CENTRAL BRANCH, HAMILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
JEAN RAE BAXTER started writing full time a dozen years ago, following a career in education. She writes for both adults and young adults. Two short story collections A Twist of Malice and Scattered Light and her literary murder mystery Looking For Cardenio comprise the former category. Increasingly she is turning to historical fiction to tell the story of Canada’s past. Freedom Bound (2012), follows The Way Lies North (2007) and Broken Trail (2011), completing her trilogy set during the American Revolution . Jean’s historical fiction has received awards in both the United States and Canada. On February 23 Jean will have received a 2013 Hamilton Wentworth Heritage Association Award at City Hall.