Date: Thursday, May 26, 7:00-8:00 pm  

Platform: Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live (Your Bookish Life) 

Description: If you are a fan of thriller novels, then you are going to want to join us on Thursday, May 26 for an author event you won’t forget. We will be hosting Amber Cowie, Samantha M. Bailey, and Hannah Mary McKinnon. They will be talking about their latest books, The Last One Alive, Watching Out for Her, and Never Coming Home. Kayleigh Platz will moderate this discussion. 

Q&A to follow, so please come prepared with some questions! 

This event is in partnership with Idea Exchange. 

Amber Cowie is a novelist living in a small town on the west coast of British Columbia. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, The Globe and Mail, CrimeReads, and Scary Mommy. Her first novel, Rapid Falls, was a Whistler Book Awards nominee. She is a member of several writing groups and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Victoria. She is a mother of two and reader of many books. She likes skiing, running, and inventing stories that make her internet search history unnerving. Visit her at or on Twitter and Instagram @AmberCowie.

Samantha M. Bailey is the USA TODAY and #1 nationally bestselling author of Woman on the Edge, which has sold in eleven countries to date. She is also a journalist and freelance editor; her work has appeared in NOW Magazine, The Village Post, The Thrill Begins, and The Crime Hub, among other publications. Watch Out for Her is her second novel. Samantha lives in Toronto, where she’s currently working on her next book. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram @SBaileyBooks and on her website at

Hannah Mary McKinnon was born in the UK, grew up in Switzerland and moved to Canada in 2010. After a successful career in recruitment, she quit the corporate world in favor of writing. She now lives in Oakville, Ontario, with her husband and three sons, and is delighted by her twenty-second commute. Connect with her on Facebook, on Twitter @HannahMMcKinnon, and on Instagram @HannahMaryMcKinnon. For more, visit her website,