On our agenda for the day was Granville Island, where we browsed the art galleries, shopped for souvenirs, had lunch, and paid a visit to my book designer—Fiona Raven of Fiona Raven Book Design. She was putting the finishing touches to my cover for Genocide, book three in my Darcy McClain and Bullet Thriller Series. Continue reading →
Late morning, we drove from the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, a beautiful three-hour drive through Jasper National Park into Banff National Park. We were less than a mile from the Jasper lodge when I spotted something black out of the corner of my eye. Bear! David slowed down and pulled to the shoulder of the road. In a lush meadow, which sat about thirty feet below the highway, a lone black bear was foraging. He paid us no mind, busy searching for something to eat. We snapped photos, until six vehicles joined us. I was pleased to see that no one attempted to approach the bear. In fact, everyone spoke in low tones as to not spook him.