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by (author) Sandy Frances Duncan

Canadian Scholars' Press Inc.
Initial publish date
Dec 1990
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    Publish Date
    Dec 1990
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Bernice Carswell's journey begins in the tumbledown shack that she calls home. Into the fixed ritual of her daily life enters George the dragonslayer. Together they begin a quest that takes them across Georgia Strait to the shores of Galiano Island.
Fugitive and seeker, Bernice is pursued by cruelly mocking images that she cannot control. The fragments of a terrifying past imprison her. But as the bountiful ocean draws a struggling Bernice towards renewal, the trauma that afflicts her gives way to a healed and whole self. Her dragonhunter finally meets his destiny, and Bernice, too, learns to recognize her own.

About the author

Sandy Frances Duncan is the author of ten award-winning books for children and adults. Her articles have appeared in numerous literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. Sandy's work of historical fiction, Gold Rush Orphan, was shortlisted for a BC Book Prize. She is co-author of the three other books in the Islands Investigations International series: Never Sleep with a Suspect on Gabriola Island, Always Kiss the Corpse on Whidbey Island, and Never Hug a Mugger on Quadra Island.

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