John Farrow / Trevor Ferguson
Trevor Ferguson (a.k.a. John Farrow) is the author of eleven novels and four produced plays.
His crime novels, City of Ice and Ice Lake, under the name John Farrow, were published in major markets around the world and were reissued in 2011 by HarperCollins in Canada. Booklist praised the Farrow series as the best of our time, while a major German newspaper (Die Zeit) has called it the best in history. River City, which covers over 450 years of Montreal history as a crime novel, the third in the Farrow series, was released by HarperCollins in 2011 (pb 2012) to impressive critical success. His literary novels, such as Onyx John, The Kinkajou, The True Life Adventures of Sparrow Drinkwater and The Fire Line, enjoyed dazzling critical acclaim. His most recent literary novel is The River Burns (2014, pb 2015). The Timekeeper won the Hugh McLennan Prize for Literature and is now a feature film. One of his plays, Long, Long, Short, Long received an audience of over 22,000, while another, Zarathustra Said Some Things, No? enjoyed a stupendous critical reception Off-Broadway. A new trilogy in his crime series (as John Farrow) is forthcoming, beginning with The Storm Murders (May, 2015), followed by Seven Days Dead and The Talisman Quarry, all published by Minotaur in New York.