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Bullet News Review – A Little Garnish for Your Reading?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2012 in Press | 2 comments

Jennifer Cox of Bullet News Huron has begun a column of local book reviews. Read some of what she has to say (in italics) about “The Garnished Truth,” a collection of short stories. I was drawn instantly to the genuine, interesting characters and unique situations. Similar to my experience reading Alice Munro, I enjoyed imagining that I might be familiar with the towns and places described in these stories. Regarding ‘The Interview,’ Ms. Cox says that with the Alice stamp of approval (in 2005, this story won first place at the Alice...

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Collingwood Fakeout – London Free Press Review

Posted by on Apr 25, 2010 in Press | 0 comments

Collingwood Fakeout – London Free Press Review

From the London Free Press, Saturday April 24, 2010. BOOKS Fun to hang with area detective at annual Elvis fest COLLINGWOOD FAKEOUT By Rick Hundey Fauxpop Media $29 Reviewed by Joan Barfoot Special to QMI Agency Elvis is one of those gifts that just keeps on giving. From the music industry to his heirs and offspring, to Graceland tourism, decades after his death he continues to fill a whole lot of pockets.                 That wouldn’t be the case if his music and persona hadn’t ignited a load of passions while he was alive....

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Grand Bend Book Club has fantastic goodies

Posted by on Oct 24, 2009 in News, Press | 0 comments

Grand Bend Book Club has fantastic goodies

On Oct. 22, Rick returned to Jack Beer country for a Book Club meeting in a wonderful little cottage located just off Main St. in rustic Grand Bend. Butter tarts were the highlight of the dessert tray. Better still, it was a perfect place to talk about books. The conversation was lively and Rick got a number of excellent ideas for improving a draft suspense short story he read to the group. All are looking forward to the November release of ‘Collingwood Fakeout’ the second Jack Beer mystery.

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Grand tale just around the Bend

Posted by on Feb 21, 2009 in Press | 1 comment

Grand tale just around the Bend

LONDON FREE PRESS REVIEW: Grand tale just around the Bend Joan Barfoot Special to Sun Media February 21, 2009 In this dead of winter, some outsiders may be holding warm thoughts of summertime frolics at Grand Bend. DEATH AT THE BEND by Rick Hundey (FauxPop Media, $29) But for those who actually live there, it’s a real year-round town with real year-round issues — and in the hands of Rick Hundey, real crime, as well. Hundey is a bit of a find — a self-published Exeter resident with a talent for plotting, characterization and humour. With...

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Death at the Bend author shares wisecracking sense of humour….

Posted by on Feb 11, 2009 in Press | 0 comments

Death at the Bend author shares wisecracking sense of humour….

Date – Feb. 4, 2009 Re. reading at Seaforth Public Library, Jan. 26, ’09, 7 PM Death at the Bend author shares wisecracking sense of humour with character in mystery novel By Dan Schwab Although Rick Hundey denies it, those who’ve read his new book and know him well claim the author has a few things in common with his wisecracking main character – Jack Beer. Although Hundey is not a private eye solving murder mysteries like Beer, Hundey is told he shares the character’s ‘twisted sense of humour.” The Exeter author read the first...

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Lakeshore Advance Article

Posted by on Dec 4, 2008 in Press | 8 comments

Lakeshore Advance Article

Exeter author pens Death at the Bend Mystery and intrigue in new book Posted By LYNDA HILLMAN RAPLEY (Lakeshore Advance staff) A death in the Bend? Author Rick Hundey sees it that way as his new book, by the same name, staged in Grand Bend, screams of mystery and intrigue. This is a must-read book with twists and turns from cover to cover. This long-time Exeter family man brings his first book to light, when full-time coffee shop owner and part-time investigator Jack Beer’s new client turns out to be a ghost from his own shameful past, a...

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Death at the Bend now available!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2008 in Press | 0 comments

Death at the Bend now available!

November 18, 2008 FauxPop Media Press Release Re: Book Launch, Death at the Bend. FauxPop Media is pleased to announce the release of Death at the Bend, a murder-mystery set in the Southwestern Ontario resort town of Grand Bend. Huron County writer Rick Hundey’s debut novel will introduce readers to part-time private eye, full-time coffee shop owner Jack Beer, whose wry sense of humour and sarcastic tone belie this ex-cop’s cleverness and determination to close every case at any cost. Hundey brings a taste of the hard boiled to small town...

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