Author Catherine McKenzie on “Smoke”

Best-selling author Catherine McKenzie came on Downtown this Thursday to talk about her new novel “Smoke”. McKenzie’s latest work focuses on the impact of people’s lives of a wildfire in the Rockies and especially the characters of Elizabeth and Mindy, whose different life choices come to a head in dealing with the fire. She discussed the writing process, and her research for this book, which included the personal experiences of both friends and her sister, who works in search and rescue efforts. McKenzie previous books include “Hidden”, “Forgotten”, “Arranged”, “Spin”, and “Spun”.