Friday, December 14, 2007
Retired newspaperman Jake Doherty turned to crime writing with his first novel, The Rankin Files (2002). Doherty, who lives near
, often draws on his stints as publisher of The Hamilton Spectator, the Kingston Whig Standard and the Owen Sound Sun Times. Now at work on his second novel, Finding Fergus, he has written five short stories for the Osprey Media Summer Mystery Series. In the 1970s he co-authored a non-fiction work, Bears and Sheep for McClelland and Stewart. Owen Sound born and has degrees from St. Francis Xavier in Doherty is New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in Columbia University . He appears this evening as co-editor and contributor to Mystery Ink, an anthology published by Ginger Press in June of 2007.