Monthly Archives: April 2017

#4 on the Maclean’s Bestseller List!

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It’s very early days for The Whisky King out in the world, and this is lovely news. The April 18, 2017, Maclean’s Non-Fiction Bestseller list featured its debutĀ at #4!  

The Whisky King: Not Just a Hamilton Story

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There’s no doubt that, because Rocco and Bessie Perri settled in Hamilton in 1915 and used it as a base for their bootlegging operation for decades, a lot of important events in The Whisky King take place there. But the book has a much bigger scopeĀ than that. Here’s just a… Read more »

The Whisky King

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I knew it would be hard work, and ultimately it was more work than I imagined. But now that the books have arrived and the launch is close, I can say for sure that I’ve never had more fun as a writer. Digging through archives, reading detective’s reports from the… Read more »