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19 Mar 2021

Auction in Memory of Jean Spurgeon - March 26 to April 1

Friday, March 26th marks the start of our online auction in memory of avid reader and former READ Saskatoon volunteer, Jean Spurgeon. The auction will take place on our Facebook page, and will end Thursday, April 1st at 4 pm. Please note that you must comment on the original auction post, pinned to the top of our page, to place a bid.

The highest bidder will receive all of the following:

  • The name of a person of their choosing appearing as a character in Gail’s latest book, A Mind of Winter, releasing fall of 2022
  • The entire 19 novel collection in Gail Bowen’s Joanne Kilbourn series
  • A copy of the 20th Joanne Kilbourn novel when it’s released in fall of 2021
  • The 4 Rapid Read novellas: Love You to Death, One Fine Day You’re Gonna Die, The Shadow Killer, and The Thirteenth Rose
  • The textbook Sleuth: Gail Bowen on Writing Mysteries
  • The University of Regina Press published account of the background behind the production of Dancing in Poppies

All books are autographed, or will have an autographed, personalized bookplate.

Thank you to Gail Bowen and Jean’s daughter, Bev Kowaluk, for donating the books and for helping out with this fundraiser.

Please see our Facebook page for more details. Happy bidding!

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