• Biography

    Daphne, a mother of four girls has worked with individuals with special needs for over 16 years. Her first novel, Maxed Out was a nominee for the 2013 Best Quick Read by the American Library Association. Before having children she volunteered on the Adult Help Phone in Halifax which provided her with the ability to use the Kids Help Phone in Maxed Out. She loves spreading the word about this amazing service that they provide for kids in Canada. She is very comfortable working with kids and will put people at ease very quickly.  Her second YA novel, Jacob's Landing, 2016- 2017 Hackmatack Nominee and a 2016 Silver Birch finalist is published by Nimbus. Her third novel, Camped Out 9sequel to Maxed Out) will be published by Orca in the fall of 2017. She has a Bachelor of Child Studies from Mt St Vincent University. 

     

     

     

    Publications
    • Maxed Out. Orca Publisher, 2012, ALA best quick read nominee, 2013 

      Jacob's Landing Nimbus Publishing, 2015, Hackmatack Nominee (2016-17), Silver Birch Finalist (2016), Best Books for Kids and Teens (2015)

      Christmas Dinner at Wallace Point. Nimbus Publishing, 2008

    Awards
    • 2016-2017 Hackmatack Nominee, Jacob's Landing

      2016 Silver Birch Finalist, Jacob's Landing

      2013 ALA quick read Nominee, Maxed Out