Annie Daylon was born and raised in Placentia, Newfoundland. She studied music at Mount Allison University and education at both the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia (M.Ed.). After thirty years teaching, she delved into writing.
Annie’s first novel is MAGGIE OF THE MARSHES, set in 1960’s Newfoundland. Her second novel, the suspense-filled CASTLES IN THE SAND, set in 2010 in Vancouver, was the mainstream genre winner of the 2012 Houston Writers Guild novel contest and a recipient of the B.R.A.G. Medallion for excellence in indie writing.
In November, 2015 Annie launched another B.R.A. G. medallion novel which is also a finalist for the 2017 Whistler Independent Book Award. It is a family saga titled OF SEA AND SEED (The Kerrigan Chronicles Book I) and at its core is the tsunami that devastated the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland on November 18, 1929. Also launched in 2015, a new genre, a children’s picture book: THE MANY-COLORED INVISIBLE HATS OF BRENDA-LOUISE with art by Loreena M. Lee.
Annie’s latest novel, published in April of 2017, is a modern-day thriller, set in Vancouver: AT THE HEART OF THE MISSING.
Annie lives in British Columbia with her husband David and their dog CoCo.