L. R. Wright

Laurali Rose Wright ( née Appleby, born June 5, 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, † February 25, 2001 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a Canadian journalist and mystery writer.


Laurali Rose Wright was the daughter of Sidney Appleby and his wife Evelyn Barber Appleby. Together with her younger brother Brian Wright grew up in Saskatoon and Abbotsford, British Columbia, on. 1955 the family moved to Hemer in Germany to; Father Sidney took over at the Canadian Forces Base in Soest a job as a teacher at the Canadian Army Base School. Your secondary school graduated Wright 1956 in Soest.

After his father's death, the family moved back to Canada. 1961 Wright began her study of English literature and drama, which was founded by Dorothy Somerset 1938 UBC Summer School of Theatre in Vancouver. There was a brief engagement at the Holiday Theatre, where she met the director of the theater and later married John Wright; they married on January 6, 1962, had two daughters, Katey and Johnna.

In the following years the family lived in Calgary, among others, where Wright worked as a reporter for newspapers Calgary Albertan and Calgary Herald. Improving their literary work, she realized with a course at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Alberta visit. The Centre can mentor was the writer WO Mitchell.

Wright's first literary works were no crime novels, but novels according to the general public taste. In 1979 she won the talent competition Search- for-a- New - Alberta - Novelist Competition and in the same year published her first novel Neighbours. 1985 Wright successfully began to write detective novels, protagonists were Karl Alberg and later Edwina Henderson, policeman and policewoman from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

L. R. Wright's marriage ended in divorce in 1995. At about the time Wright fell ill with cancer. On December 25, 2000, she married again John Wright; a few weeks later, on 25 February 2001, died Laurali Rose Wright.


Karl Alberg series

Edwina Henderson - series

  • 2000 Kidnap
  • 2001 Menace

Other - Mainstream Novels