Bev Irwin’s Bio
Award-winning author Bev Irwin began her writing career at the tender age of eight with the publication of her poem about daffodils. She continued to write poetry for many years while she became a registered nurse, married, had three children, and worked in several hospitals and several areas of nursing.
She has always been an avid reader. When an injury gave her the time to delve into writing, she began her first novel, pausing to write several children’s books. She enjoys attending writing conferences and meeting other writers and fans.
Bev often adds a touch of medical to her romance and mystery novels. She lives in London Ontario with a cat, and a mischievous puppy, named Shayla.
Her debut novel, WHEN HEARTS COLLIDE, a contemporary romance, came out in December of 2011 with Soul Mate Publishing under the pen name of Kendra James.
GHOSTLY JUSTICE, her YA paranormal, was released by Black Opal Books on April 14th, 2012.
MISSING CLAYTON, a suspense novel, was released July 28th. Bev is currently adapting this novel to a screenplay.
IN HIS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS, a middle-grade / Ya was released Oct 27th.
A medical/police thriller, WITHOUT CONSENT was released with Black Opal Books on January 26, 2013. Blurbed by Lee Child as a “fine medical thriller.” Michael Palmer said “Bev Irwin knows how to generate unrelenting tension. Her writing is as sharp as a number 11 scalpel blade.”
Trailer for WITHOUT CONSENT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U40qYpp-jKM
The First Place Category Winners Titles & Authors of the CHANTICLEER CLUE Awards 2013 are:
Romantic Suspense: Small Town Storm by Elise K. Ackers
Steamy/Action/Thriller: Buried Threads by Kaylin McFarren
Debut Novel: The Last Dance by Lonna Enox
Historical Mystery: Forevermore by Jim Musgrave
Caper/Adventure: Too Many Violins by Mark Reutlinger
Private Eye: Fire Trap by Richard Mann
Police Procedural: Eleven by Carolyn Arnold
Classic Detective: Raggedy Man by Clyde Curley
Mystery/Crime: Deadly Recall by Donnell Ann Bell
Amateur Sleuth: Death Over Easy by Toby Speed
Thriller/Suspense: Grind His Bones by Richard Newell Smith
Medical: Without Consent by Bev Irwin
Psychological Thriller: The Grave Blogger by Donna Fontenot