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Author Helen C Escott explores her funny side in new collection

News Release: Book Launch & Author Signing

Local Publisher Engen Books Ltd. is proud to launch Helen C. Escott’s latest book “I am Funny Like That” at the St. John’s Farmer’s Market, Freshwater Road on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Join Helen as she reads from her newest book and signs copies from 11am to 2pm. (

Over 200,000 readers can’t be wrong! Award-winning writer Helen C. Escott is back, this time sharing her memoir of personal stories and anecdotes exploring the funny side of life. The book consists of laugh out loud, humorous short observational essays based on Escott’s life as a mother, wife, and crime writer – “I don’t know what’s for supper. Shut up! I’m killing someone in my office!”.

She uses a comedic approach to narrate everyday life including dark topics that the reader might recognize in themselves too. If you've ever thrown out your back taking off spanx, planned your husband's murder in your head, or screamed through a Brazilian, this book is for you!

It’s all a part of the strange and silly life of bestselling author, Helen C Escott, one of Atlantic Canada’s rising stars of literature! See how she developed her cunning, rapier wit in this funny memoir that readers say, “will make you laugh until you cry and can’t breathe!”

Helen C. Escott’s bestselling crime thriller Operation Vanished was awarded a Silver Medal – Best Regional Fiction at the 24th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. Her first crime thriller, Operation Wormwood, was a top five finalist for the 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards, Best First Crime Novel, by the Crime Writers of Canada.

All of Escott’s books including, In Search of Adventure – 70 Years of the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador, and The Reckoning are available in bookstores across the province, as well as online at Apple – iTunes, Nook – (Barnes & Noble), Amazon, and Kobo.


For media interviews, contact Matthew LeDrew Engen Books Sales and Marketing Coordinator 709- 690-8064

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