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Peggy Blair - Mystery Writer Author Visit

head shot Peggy Blair, Book cover Shadow Play, Peggy Blair

“I never read from my books (I’m a terrible reader), but I do tell readers about my journey to publication. That involved 156 rejections before I submitted my unpublished manuscript for The Beggar's Opera to the CWA Debut Dagger Award competition in the UK and was shortlisted.”                                                                         -Peggy Blair 

Join us at Rockcliffe Park to meet author Peggy Blair, the award-winning author of the critically acclaimed Inspector Ramirez mysteries.  Peggy will talk about her road to getting published, why she chose to self-publish her most recent novel, Shadow Play, and other interesting stories about her life as an author. 


Peggy Blair is the author of the award-winning and critically acclaimed Inspector Ramirez mysteries, The Beggar’s Opera, The Poisoned Pawn and Hungry Ghosts. She was a lawyer for more than thirty years and in between her writing career she works in real estate in Ottawa.   

Ottawa Citizen article about her most recent novel Shadow Play 

Shadow Play description 

Books you can borrow by Peggy Blair