• WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT ALEXA
    “Kimber’s account is spot on. He sugar-coats nothing, and McDonough, a private person, who was under a spotlight for most of her career, helps him tell the story. Spoiler alert: the ending is bittersweet.”

    Jane Taber
    Former Globe and Mail columnist

  • WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT The Sweetness in the Lime
    The Sweetness in the Lime is a quietly powerful novel—poignant with the sorrow of great loss, uplifting with the joy of discovery. It is also a novel that often takes the reader by surprise.”

    Ian Colford
    Miramichi Reader

  • WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT What Lies Across the Water
    “… draws the reader into the tangled layers of terrorism and murder, espionage and deception, propaganda and myths, life sentences and impunity, meanness and hatred, love and sacrifice, romance and solitude, patriotism and delusion, good intentions and bad, and lies, lies, and more lies.”

    Havana Times

  • WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT Sailors, Slackers, and Blind Pigs
    “Exceptional… The strength is in the writing. The book unfolds like a novel, alive with the voices of the people who lived through the riots, as Kimber smoothly pulls the anal-retentive polite mask off the Canadian face. The streets of Halifax will be forever changed if you read this book. There will be ghosts on every corner.”

    Christy Ann Conlin
    The Coast

  • WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT Flight 111
    “Kimber…at his best…tightly drawn vignettes depicting the utter normality that is shattered for thousands by the disaster…gladden[s] the heart even as the tears well up. But for all the emotion Kimber doesn’t allow Flight 111 to descend into sentimentality.”

    The Globe and Mail

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