Agent: Sandra Bishop Reeve Abraben is a nationally recognized custom gunmaker and a member of the American Custom Gunmakers Guild.
Photos and essays detail the building of this collector’s model rifle, valued at over $100,000, which has made its way through the hands of the world’s most renowned artisan gunmakers, and from the walnut orchard in Australia where the wood was harvested for the stock to the checkering cradle in Montana; from the steel mill in Michigan to the engraver’s vise in Arizona — where it now sits waiting for final customization.
The book includes photos by award winning firearms photographer Ron Toews and descriptive narrative from many of the contributing artisans.
Reeve has also recently completed RIFT VALLEY a novel which takes place on safari during the 1950’s Mau Mau uprising in East Africa.
is on the IBBY List of Books for Children Living With Disabilities.
She lives and works in Ladner, in a houseful of boys, and is currently at work on a middle-grade mystery novel set in one of the nearby floathome communities on the Fraser River.
She teaches Writing For Children and Young Adults in the MFA program at the University of British Columbia.Learn more at: Marie Campbell A former high school teacher, Don Aker has written nineteen books, among them several novels for teenagers.His young adult fiction has earned him numerous awards, among them the Canadian Library Association’s Honour Book Award for The Space Between, the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award for The First Stone, Atlantic Canada’s Ann Connor Brimer Award for The First Stone and Of Things Not Seen, and the Canadian Authors Association’s Lilla Stirling Award for Of Things Not Seen and One on One.The father of two daughters, Don lives with his wife on Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy shoreline.More information about Don Aker can be found on his website: Fiction The Fifth Rule Reef becomes the centre of controversy while he tries to rebuild his reputation and his relationship with Leeza, the only girl he has ever loved.