Biography

L.M Wasylciw’s first novel was published in 2013 and in total she has self-published 12 books: 8 adult fiction and 4 adult non-fiction. Human behaviours intrigue her, leading her to spend a great deal of time analyzing what people do and why. She is constantly trying to make sense of things that do not make sense to her. Wasylciw is passionate about humanity, has great concerns about the future of our planet, and writes with an aim to enlighten readers, to empower action. She was born and raised in a small farming community in northwest Alberta and spent a full career in finance. At retirement she spent five years living on a sailboat and sailing the North and South Pacific. L.M. Wasylciw’s novels are eclectic – fiction that hits close to home.


Books by L.M. Wasylciw

The Secrets to Understanding a Man - Book cover

Most women are searching for that perfect partner, that undeniably beautiful love that will last forever. In a perfect relationship your deepest desires would be met and life would slide along without conflict. Marriage can be a roller coaster ride of challenges, career, family, parenting, stress, conflict and emotions, all made easier to deal with when both are willing to bend to the other.

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The Idiot's Guide to Keeping a Woman - Book cover

In a perfect world, a man would have one true and lasting love, and his true love would be there to walk him through to old age. It takes a great deal of work to woo a woman – and even more to keep her. Once you have found that perfect love and made the next step, into marriage or a common-law relationship, your work has just begun. There are many things that have to be considered beyond friendship, communication and emotions.

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WRITER TO AUTHOR - Book cover

Learn how to write, in 10 easy steps, going from fingers on keyboard, and advancing from writer to author. Cultivate the A-Zs of writing skills, Establish proper sentence structure and grammar, Understand fleshing vs padding, Compose well-written dialogue, Craft winning titles, Construct emotional bonds, Build a blurb, Recognize writing styles, Develop editing skills, Escape writer’s block, ...

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It’s My Story and It’s Sticking to Me - Book cover

“It’s My Story and It’s Sticking to Me – a memoir” is an revelation of Linda Wasylciw’s girlhood, her single-minded drive to be different and begins with her birth in a tiny farmhouse in Worsley, Alberta. The reader is taken on a nomadic journey of her life as the wife of an oilfield worker, her globetrotting, including her South Pacific sailing adventure, and the memorable trek across the North of England.

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Ashenee Come Home - Book cover

Deeply hidden within the thick boreal forest was the home of Ashenee, a young Cree woman born to Shepen and Pamoon. Ashenee’s people lived by the old traditions and were protected by isolation, unknowing of the hundreds of aboriginal women reported as missing from the many other communities across Canada. In many circumstances their disappearances seemed suspicious and their families wondered where the women were.

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Stella Who? - Book cover

Stella wandered the streets of Victoria, BC, cold, wet and hungry and living a life of misery. On most days Stella would rather have been dead, yet she struggled along, hidden in the wide open, taking her place within the nameless, faceless and placeless tribe. Attempting to remain invisible she pushed her trolley filled with junk, moving from alcove to park bench then back again and doing what it took in order to survive, always hoping to remain anonymous.

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No Means No - Book cover

Matthew Blackwell smiled as he stirred Haley’s drink, spiked with enough ketamine to render her unconscious, hoping to have sex his way. He thought of Haley as no more than the girl who would offer him a night to remember; his send off party before university. Matthew believed that money was power. With it he got what he wanted and felt that he could do as he pleased where it came to women.

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Perkins' Ghost - Book cover

On opening night of the stage play, Perkins’ Ghost, at the Astor Theatre, a shocking murder had occurred, leaving many residents of the sleepy hollow to suspect that the murderer might have been that of the ghost of Simeon Perkins. With virtually no clues to follow, apart from the unexplained sightings of a Perkins look-alike, clairvoyants, fortune cookies, intuitions and a seemingly odd connection between the murder or murderer and the Kings Orange Rangers.

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Forgiveness Be Damned - Book cover

Tommy Belanger was born and raised in a dysfunctional family, plagued with abject poverty, incest, alcohol and child abuse. His life was filled with grief, hunger and horror. He and his siblings were moved from one poverty-stricken two-bedroom shack to another. From the failed farm in Manitoba to another province - always hoping for a better tomorrow and landing in a home the mirror image of the one they had escaped.

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The Twisted Spire - Book cover

The world was descending into chaos: wars, sickness, famine, climate change, irregular weather patterns and general unrest. One person, a priest, had the power to intervene. With a shaking hand he scripted an obscure, cryptic riddle on five scraps of ancient papyrus scroll. A copy of the riddle, together with an unusual gemstone, was tucked inside five silk satchels then delivered to each of his chosen ones.

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