Author Archives: JP McLean

About JP McLean

Author of The Gift Legacy, a contemporary thriller with a twist of fantasy that will leave you believing the impossible and wary of the night sky…

My Train of Thoughts Reviews The Gift: Betrayal

What a day! The sun’s shining, the temperature outside is almost warm, and there’s a new 5-star review of The Gift: Betrayal on Karen Oberlaender’s My Train of Thoughts blog. So happy to share it. Source: The Gift: Betrayal (The … Continue reading

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Who’s That Blogger? JP McLean

The Book Club Mom sure knows how to fire up my Saturday. It’s a real treat to have my blog featured today on her blog. Want to know why I blog? Check it out. Thanks, BCMom! Source: Who’s That Blogger? … Continue reading

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February Has Lost its Mind

Last month when I wrote An Uncommon Winter, I had no idea that February would charge in and dump a 20-year record snowfall on us. Clearly, February has lost its mind, or at least its bearings. One of our ornamental … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Winter

It’s been an uncommon winter here on Denman Island. The ground froze for 6+ weeks, which is an unusual state of cold we normally count in days, not weeks (No need to roll your eyeballs – we know we’re spoiled … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel Challenges

Do you ever have one of those mornings where you wake up with a leisurely stretch and wonder how you’re going to fill your day? Yeah, me neither. Especially this year. Busy doesn’t even have a seat at the kiddie … Continue reading

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Mystery Mondays: J.P McLean On Writing Deeper Dialogue

I’m hanging out over at Kristina Stanley’s Mystery Mondays blog today, sharing my two cents and meeting new people. Check it out:   Hosting an author on Mystery Mondays that I’ve actually met in person is a treat. Jo-Anne and … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Christmas Reading – The Gift: Betrayal (The Gift Legacy) by JP McLean

My corner of the world is very wet this time of year, and Mother Nature is outdoing herself this fall. It has rained on 51 of the last 56 days on the BC coast. Sunshine is but a vague memory … Continue reading

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Release day for The Gift: Betrayal

The latest book in the Gift Legacy leaves home today. It’s interesting how each book crosses that threshold with a personality. The first one, Awakening, was shy and tentative; Revelation, the second one, sprinted through the gate like a colt … Continue reading

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Endorsement for The Gift: Betrayal

With The Gift: Betrayal’s release just days away, I thought I’d share another testimonial. This one is from Elinor Florence, who is not only a tremendous writer, but also an incredibly dedicated researcher. I am very proud of the work … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate!

To celebrate the Honourable Mention that The Gift: Awakening received from the Whistler Independent Book Awards, I’ve put the book on sale. For the first time ever! Get The Gift: Awakening for 99¢US/$1.33 Canadian. It’s a limited time offer, so … Continue reading

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