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Dastardly Deed

Dastardly Deed
Fran L. Porter By (author)
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Crossfield Publishing

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5.5 X 8.5 in
250 pg

FICTION / Romance / Suspense
PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Family Relationships


Dastardly Deed is a romantic—suspense novel about Helena, a woman victimized by a scam artist, who adopts Rowan, a young boy victimized by a foster guardian, and brings him to live with her at her dilapidated fishing resort in the Canadian Rockies. They form a bond?but one frayed by the boy's obsession, as he grows into a strikingly handsome man, with gaining revenge against the scam artist, and also gaining money and power while building the resort into a world—class vacation spot. So angry does Helena become at Rowan's changing values that she wills the resort not to him, but to Holly, a long—lost niece. It is Holly who ultimately teaches Rowan about life, love, and the aspects of humanity that are truly important.

Author Bio

Born in Middlesex England and raised in Hamilton Ontario Canada, Fran L. Porter (B.Ed., M.A.) moved to Alberta with her geologist husband in 1974. She has spent the majority of her working life as a high—school teacher with the Foothills School Division, just south of the city of Calgary. Today, she and husband Andy still live in suburban Calgary on the edge of beautiful Fish Creek Provincial Park, where they enjoy a retirement featuring travel, peace, and "the three 'f's": friends, family, and fulfillment. Her last book was The Wrong Brother, (Crossfield Publishing, 2019).