John Wilson

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Location: Lantzville, BC, Canada

A lifelong passion for history and a fascination with the past—WWI in particular—have led to over 40 historical novels and non-fiction books for kids, teens and adults.

Friday, September 18, 2009


I will be in the interior of BC in early October and in Southern Ontario at the end of the same month. If you would like to see if we can fit in a visit to your school around then, drop me an e-mail.
For more details on my books and presentations, visit my website.

"Mr. Wilson is a thoroughly interesting and engaging storyteller. Teachers and students alike sat enthralled during each of his presentations. We look forward to hosting Mr. Wilson again!"Rana Jones, Elboya School Library

Victorio's War

The Desert Legends Trilogy is complete. Victorio's War continues Jim Doolen's adventures in 1870s New Mexico. He's a scout for the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th Cavalry, but Victorio has led his Warm Springs Apaches back to their homeland. There's going to be war, but which side should Jim choose?
"This easy read has a fast moving plot and complex characters making it perfect for reluctant readers, as well as fans of historical fiction and westerns…engaging and rewarding." VOYA
Don't forget the free short story about Billy the Kid's famous escape from Lincoln jail. Go to the Desert Legends site at Orca Publishers and click on free book.