Bio: A. R. Grobbo was born in Montreal, and graduated with a diploma in Journalism from a local college. She now lives in southwestern Ontario, where she teaches piano and keeps bees. Gloria Trevisi is a character close to her heart?she is a ?daughter? who combines Grobbo?s interests in writing and music with her husband?s traditional Italian upbringing and faith.
Gloria Trevisi, editor of the Plattsford Sun, is hard-working, competent ... and about to get her rabies shots, a result of the discovery of a dead retired farmer and a live rabid dog while taking photos for what was supposed to be an uplifting holiday feature for the Sun's Christmas edition. Someone, indeed, is suffering from rage, not the rabid kind, as health officials and police puzzle over this unexpected outbreak of a deadly epidemic in Ramsbottom Township. Gloria wants no part of it, espe... more info>>
What a way to end the winter? An early spring Peewee Hockey Tournament grinds to a halt as a critical snow load collapses the arena roof. A body is discovered in the Ladies' Room and a snowmobile enthusiast is missing on the trails. Someone is making a killing in poached venison, and a neatly butchered deer carcass has just shown up in the middle of the highway. Amidst all these sensational headlines, newspaper editor Gloria Trevisi is trying to go on maternity leave before she becomes a des... more info>>
'April showers' are supposed to bring spring blooms. In mid-western Ontario, they bring washed-out roads, a flood of visitors, and a body floating in a submerged back pasture. With reports of flasher sightings, rumors of cannabis farming and now a local homicide, newspaper editor Gloria Trevisi has more news than the front page can handle. Her husband, talented violinist Tony Lambert, has returned home from a busy tour for some peace and quiet. Instead, he finds the house overflowing with unexpe... more info>>
High School was deadly? Forty years ago, two teenagers witnessed a vile crime. Terrified, one buried the memory; the other wrote it in her diary and hid the journal. Now one is dead and the other fighting for her life after a deliberate case of food poisoning. Has someone discovered their disturbing secret? Not only must Gloria Trevisi follow the long-dead trail of a murderer, but she must choose between duty and friendship. It's no easy task--especially when her own distant past is threatening ... more info>>
Murder, country style.... Pick up a copy of The Plattsford Sun, and find out who missed the last meeting of the altar guild, who had unexpected company last week, and who was found murdered in a muddy construction site. Gloria Trevisi, Canadian-Italian city transplant and newest editor of the Sun, needs some peace and quiet to come to terms with the recent twists of her own life, a marriage that may be over before it has begun, the end of a promising career in corporate communications, and the s... more info>>
Talk about danger on your doorstep?a mysterious victim in a familiar suit has just paid Gloria a visit, and died. With the corpse on a slab and crucial evidence bagged and labeled, police already have their chief suspect in their sights: Tony Lambert, Gloria's husband.