(Harper Collins Canada, Fall 2007) Highly Recommended, cm Magazine Shortlist, 2008 White Pine Award, Ontario Library Association “Relayed in first person narrative, Jace reveals himself to be a complex and richly layered character whose attempts to fill in the spaces in his notebook reward him with something more valuable than what he initially expected to find in Mexico- a sense of identity, and resolution.
Immensely powerful, and ranging from comical to heartbreaking, the narration is intimate, detailed and profound, leaving readers with their own spaces to interpret and fill in from Jace’s observations.
Karen holds a master’s degree in education and is a speaker, writer, and educator.
She teaches a memoir writing class, Legacy Writers, through the community college.
Agent: Sandra Bishop Reeve Abraben is a nationally recognized custom gunmaker and a member of the American Custom Gunmakers Guild.
Reef and Leeza’s frustrated love story and Reef’s justifiable anger at the manipulative politician Decker are the emotional threads that propel readers through the plot.
This astounding and honest book will linger with readers long after they leave its final pages.” – Book News”…a page-turning story that also has sensitivity and genuine characters to whom the reader becomes attached.
Reef, in particular, is introduced as a person no one can like; he’s belligerent, unrepentant, and destructive.
Reeve is a contributing writer for the Journal of the American Custom Gunmaker’s Guild .
ONE EXTRAORDINARY RIFLE: CHRONICLE OF A FINE CUSTOM GUN is Reeve’s nearly complete chronicle about the making of a one-of-a-kind masterpiece African hunting rifle.
Everyone wants to read this book.” – The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, February 1996The Invitation 1998 Script Development Competition (feature length screenplay), Atlantic Film Festival Shortlisted, Mc Clelland and Stewart’s Journey Prize Award for best short fiction published in Canada, 1990 1989 Short Fiction First Prize, Atlantic Writing Competition Published in Harcourt Brace’s literary anthology, (Sourcebooks, 2011).