JE (Jayne) Barnard is a Calgary-and-Comox based crime writer, with 25 years of award-winning short fiction and children’s literature behind her.
Author of the popular Maddie Hatter Adventures (Tyche Books), and now The Falls Mysteries (Dundurn Press), she’s won the Alberta Book of the Year, the Dundurn Unhanged Arthur, the Bony Pete, and the Saskatchewan Writers Guild Award.
Her works have been shortlisted for the Prix Aurora (twice), the UK Debut Dagger, the Book Publishing in Alberta Award (twice), and three Great Canadian Story prizes. Her most recent book is Where the Ice Falls, a small-town psychological thriller set in the Alberta foothills west of Calgary. The third Falls Mystery, Why the Rock Falls, is coming out in Summer 2020 from Dundurn Press.