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John Wilson

John Wilson was born in 1951 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He did his early growing up on the Island of Skye and in Paisley, near Glasgow. From 1969 to 1974, he attended the University of St. Andrews where he took an Honours B.Sc.. in Geology and never played golf once. He took a position with the Geological Survey of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). In his two years there, he mapped rocks, dodged land mines and watched the country sink ever deeper into civil war. Shortly before he was due to be called into the army, John retreated back to Britain on his way to the safety of Canada. He settled on Calgary where geology was booming and the only danger was freezing to death in January. In 1979, he moved to Edmonton to take up a post with the Alberta Geological Survey. In 1988 he sold a feature article to the Globe and Mail. This fueled a smouldering mid-life crisis and he took up freelance writing full-time. With some success, John mined the experiences of his travels for articles, journalism and photo essays. He even began to express himself poetically and, with a young family, began writing children's stories. He moved to Nanaimo and then Lantzville on Vancouver Island. John has been widely published by a number of Canadian presses, with his acolades including a shortlisting for the Governor General’s Award.

Books by John Wilson

The Ruined City

by (author) John Wilson

The Third Act

by (author) John Wilson
screenplay by Xiaoming Yao

Gold

by (author) John Wilson

The John Wilson Seven 2-Pack

by (author) John Wilson

The Missing Skull

by (author) John Wilson

Missing Skull, The (7 Prequels)

by (author) John Wilson

Seven Prequels Bundle

by (author) Eric Walters, John Wilson, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer & Shane Peacock

A Dangerous Game

by (author) John Wilson

Battle Scars

Fields of Conflict—The American Civil War, Part Two

by (author) John Wilson

The Flags of War

Fields of Conflict—The American Civil War, Part One

by (author) John Wilson

Dark Terror

by (author) John Wilson

Flames of the Tiger

Fields of Conflict—Germany, 1945

by (author) John Wilson

And in the Morning

Fields of Conflict-The Somme, 1916

by (author) John Wilson

Broken Arrow

by (author) John Wilson

Seven Sequels Ebook Bundle

by (author) Eric Walters, John Wilson, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer & Shane Peacock

Au Canada : Les tombes de glace

L'expédition disparue de Franklin, George Chambers, le passage du Nord-Ouest, 1845

by (author) John Wilson

Wings of War

by (author) John Wilson

Bones

by (author) John Wilson

I Am Canada: Graves of Ice

The Lost Franklin Expedition, George Chambers, The Northwest Passage, 1845

by (author) John Wilson

Canadian Adventurers and Explorers Bundle

David Thompson / Vilhjalmur Stefansson / Samuel de Champlain / John Franklin / George Simpson / Phyllis Munday

by (author) D.T. Lahey, Tom Henighan, John Wilson, Tom Shardlow, Kathryn Bridge & Francine Legaré
translated by Jonathan Kaplansky

Stolen

by (author) John Wilson

Failed Hope

The Story of the Lost Peace

by (author) John Wilson

Lost Cause

by (author) John Wilson

Seven (the Series) Ebook Bundle

by (author) Eric Walters, John Wilson, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer & Shane Peacock

Victorio's War

by (author) John Wilson

Billy the Kid

The Last Desert Legend

by (author) John Wilson

Ghost Moon

by (author) John Wilson

I Am Canada: Shot at Dawn

World War I, Allan McBride, France, 1917

by (author) John Wilson

Written in Blood

by (author) John Wilson

Grail

The Heretic's Secret, Book II

by (author) John Wilson

Bitter Ashes

The Story of WW II

by (author) John Wilson

Death on the River

by (author) John Wilson

Crusade

The Heretic's Secret, Part I

by (author) John Wilson

The Alchemist's Dream

by (author) John Wilson

Ghost Mountains and Vanishing Oceans

North America from Birth to Middle Age

by (author) John Wilson & Ron Clowes

Lost in Spain

by (author) John Wilson

Ghosts of James Bay

by (author) John Wilson

Desperate Glory

The Story of WWI

by (author) John Wilson

Germania

by (author) John Wilson

Where Soldiers Lie

by (author) John Wilson

Across Frozen Seas

by (author) John Wilson

Dancing Elephants and Floating Continents

The Story of Canada Beneath Your Feet

by (author) John Wilson

Red Goodwin

by (author) John Wilson

Four Steps to Death

by (author) John Wilson

Flags of War, The

by (author) John Wilson

Discovering the Arctic

The Story of John Rae

by (author) John Wilson

Dancing Elephants

The Story of Canada Beneath Your Feet

by (author) John Wilson

Adrift in Time

by (author) John Wilson

Righting Wrongs

The Story of Norman Bethune

by (author) John Wilson

John Franklin

Traveller on Undiscovered Seas

by (author) John Wilson

Norman Bethune

A Life of Passionate Conviction

by (author) John Wilson