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Correct Gold Bar Weights

During seven years of research for the book, this was the only source that I found for the accurate bullion weight. I had photographed a Provincial Police letter in the Royal BC Archives that listed the weights but they didn’t … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway Ends

I am in the process of getting ten copies ready to mail out to the lucky winners. My humble book attracted 1804 entrants for which I am grateful. Only one Canadian was among the winners. The contest was open to … Continue reading

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Now an eBook

Chasing Stolen Gold is now offered as an eBook on Amazon. The next step will find it offered to brick and mortar stores and libraries.

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Goodreads Book Giveaway

Chasing Stolen Gold by Camp McKinney Jimmy Giveaway ends September 21, 2022. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

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The Book is on Amazon

Starting August 1, Chasing Stolen Gold went live on Amazon.com. It will follow in Canada, the U.K. and other countries over the next week. The “Look Inside” feature is live but only shows up to page 14 with some pages … Continue reading

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Book Update

If publishing a book seems to take forever for you, it does to me too. I’m trying to give the reader the best possible experience and that means as few errors as possible. A talented lady has designed the interior … Continue reading

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Publication of a Memoir

In 2015, I hired an editor to draw up an outline for my adventure to locate the lost gold bars of Camp McKinney. Several years later a ‘blue pencil’ consultation through the Vancouver Public Library added more direction to my … Continue reading

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Gold Veins in Quartz

Although the quartz sample shown is from Sonoma, California, it shows what hard rock miners were searching for. The quartz samples I have seen from Camp McKinney vary from this specimen. As the Cariboo-Amelia workings went deeper, the quartz vein … Continue reading

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Dewdney Trail

Trail portion between Hope and Princeton, just off Highway 3. Built by the Royal Engineers, this portion had been widened for wagons.

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Writing

My apologies for the long delay in posting. I have been working diligently, for a seventy-year-old, on the story with a plan to self-publish a memoir. The book will be saturated with photos of my ten-year adventure being part treasure … Continue reading

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