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About Edmond Gagnon
After retiring, he traveled the world and chronicled his adventures. To share his tales, Ed wrote and self-published a book of short travel stories called, "A Casual Traveler."
Inspired by his personal experiences in policing, Ed created the Norm Strom Crime Fiction Series and wrote his first novel, Rat, to give readers a behind-the-scenes look at police informants and their contribution to law enforcement. The series continues with Bloody Friday, Torch, Finding Hope and Border City Chronicles.
Ed also collaborated with local authors Christian Laforet and Ben Van Dongen to create a crime anthology called, All These Crooked Streets.
His latest work is a Paranormal Thriller called, Four. Ed continues to write and travel the world with his wife, Cathryn. They share their travels stories, as well as restaurant, movie and book reviews on their blog/website @
There is no wall separating the United States from Canada. A river marks the border between Detroit Michigan and Windsor Ontario. The bridge and tunnel that link the two cities make up the busiest international crossings in North America. Together, they once owned bragging rights as the automotive capital of the world.
Both known as blue collar municipalities, Detroit and Windsor have more than the production of automobiles in common. Murder. The American metropolis once led the nation in killings per capita. Although a fraction of it's neighbor's size, Windsor has its share of homicides.
Border City Chronicles is a collection of three Norm Strom crime fiction stories, all tales of murder. Bay Shay and Designated Hitters take place in Windsor neighborhoods. Knock-Out happens in the bowels of Detroit.
Follow Norm Strom, his informants and fellow cops, while they slip into the underbellies of the motor cities to seek justice for their victims of homicide.
While sitting around a campfire at their cottage in Northern Michigan, Kevin Jordan and his son, Timothy, witness strange happenings in the starry sky. Timothy is introduced to friends of his father; three men, each from a different corner of the world. Throughout the night he learns how unexplained events in their lives brought them all together.
The young man is skeptical of their fantastic stories and unique adventures. But when extraordinary things begin to happen on his own familiar shoreline, he must reconsider his thinking. Four is a paranormal thriller that will have you questioning your own beliefs.
A collection of short stories and poems that chronicle Edmond Gagnon's adventures and misadventures around the world. Let him take you to exotic countries in Southeast Asia and Central of South America, to explore great cities like Buenos Aires or Seattle, and ancient sites like Angkor Wat or Machu Picchu.
He'll introduce you to interesting people from around the globe, and share culinary experiences with strange and gourmet food. Sail with him on a wooden Junk boat in HaLong Bay. Take an exhilarating motorcycle ride across the country or to the top of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains.
Get off the beaten path, he dares you. Follow Edmond Gagnon to places that you have only dreamed of. Take a trip with A Casual Traveler.
Best Friends Patrick Kelly and Jimmy Flynn, from Belfast, share a common dream of a better life beyond the borders of their small island. In his quest to see the world, Patrick Kelly joins the military. He's sent to VietNam to fight the spread of communism. Jimmy Flynn is mad at the world and he joins the IRA. He fights a war against his own countrymen, in the name of religion.
Norm Strom joins one of the largest street gangs in the world, becoming a city cop. He learns the true value of police informants in his fight against crime.
The story begins on Bloody Friday, in Belfast, Ireland, and follows the characters to places like the jungle in Cambodia, and cities like Boston, Detroit, Toronto, and Windsor. Their personal lives and relationships unfold and intersect with each other, both in love and war. Women, drugs, and guns are the common denominator that eventually draws them all together for a fatal reunion. In their individual endeavors to either fight crime, or profit from it, one of them will have to pay the ultimate price.