Author Reading

Join us on Thursday May 13th for the virtual book launch and author reading of Lilacs in the Dust Bowl by Diana Stevan.

One lucky attendant will win a signed copy of the book!

Based on a true story, Lilacs in the Dust Bowl is an inspirational family saga about love and heartache during the Great Depression.

In 1929, when Lukia Mazurets, a Ukrainian peasant farmer, immigrates to Canada with her four children, she has no idea the stock market is about to crash and throw the world into a deep depression. Falling grain prices, the ravages of nature, and unexpected family conflicts threaten to smash her dreams of family unity in a strange land. And when love knocks on her door again, awakening desire she thought was long gone, Lukia has to choose between having a man in her life or the children she’s sacrificed everything for.


Diana Stevan has published three other novels, A Cry From The Deep, a romantic mystery, The Rubber Fence, inspired by her work on a psychiatric ward, and Sunflowers Under Fire, based on her grandmother’s life during wartime in Eastern Europe. This last book was a finalist for the 2019 Whistler Independent Book Awards, a semi-finalist for the 2019 Kindle Book Awards (literary fiction) and received an Honorable Mention in the 2020 Writers Digest Self-Published Book Awards. She lives with her husband on Vancouver Island and West Vancouver, in beautiful British Columbia.

This is a free, drop-in event and no registration is required.

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