"I kill people off for a living!"

Cheryl Kaye Tardif is an international bestselling Canadian author who has published numerous works, but she is best known for Submerged, a psychological suspense thriller, Children of the Fog, a supernatural suspense thriller, and Whale Song, a much-loved, inspiring family tale with a hint of mystery.

In 2006, Cheryl Kaye Tardif participated in a hilarious new TV series ‘A Total Write-Off’, hosted by comedian Barbara North. In 2004, Cheryl was nominated for the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Award. In 2003, she wrote a public service announcement for a racial harmony campaign. Her PSA script, One Voice ~ One World, placed third and was produced and aired on cable channels in Alberta.

Cheryl has not only held hundreds of book signings, she has organized multi-author signings, held virtual book tours and taught others how to do their own, and she has presented at conferences in Canada and the US. Cheryl is known amongst her peers for her creativity and knowledge regarding book marketing, and has worked as a Book Marketing Coach. She is a member of various social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads and more.

Cheryl has been interviewed by numerous TV and radio stations in Canada and the US, and she has been featured in a variety of newspapers and magazines in both countries. According to photojournalist, Heather Andrews Miller, who interviewed the author for a Real Estate Weeklyarticle, Cheryl is a “gem in the literary world”. And according to Graham Hicks of the Edmonton Sun, "Cheryl Kaye Tardif specializes in mile-a-minute pot-boiler mysteries, usually set in Western Canadian locales."

As a teen, Cheryl was a journalist with a weekly newspaper column. Years later, she completed a course in Journalism and Short Story Writing and graduated with Highest Honors. She has worked as a motivational speaker for a respected international company, written material for a number of companies, and worked as a consultant in telemarketing, sales and promotion. But writing fiction with passion and vision is her dream.

Cheryl is also the publisher at Imajin Books, a venture that is dear to her heart. Imajin Books publishes quality international fiction at affordable prices, with a focus on ebooks.

Born in Vancouver, BC, Cheryl Kaye Tardif was a "military brat" and a "military wife" who has lived all across Canada and in Bermuda. She now resides in West Kelowna, BC, with her husband Marc and the family dogs.

  • 2014 Interview (audio) - learn a bit more about Cheryl
  • 2012 Photo (top - media may use); courtesy of Jessy Marie Photography

Email Cheryl at cherylktardif@shaw.ca


Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/cherylktardif  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CherylKayeTardif

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