Author Lorraine McLennan Tells Her Adventures on the Bruce Trail

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Newly released “An Odyssey: Hiking the Bruce Trail” chronicles the extraordinary journey of three friends and the lessons they learned along the way

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The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest footpath and it is the only public gateway to the spectacular Niagara Escarpment. Author Lorraine McLennan debuts into the literary world with a remarkable odyssey into this renowned hiking trail. An Odyssey: Hiking the Bruce Trail follows the journey of three friends who are about to make meaningful discoveries and lessons.

McLennan’s book is based on her real life adventures and experiences on the Bruce Trail. On August 9, 2001, the author and her two close friends Bernice Scott and Mary Oberholtzer began the first steps of a breathtaking trek on the Bruce Trail; something that they decided they would love to do. To the three of them, the Bruce Trail will be more than just a renowned nature trail; it will become the setting of an extraordinary journey that will teach them the essence of friendship and reveal to them the beauty of life.

An Odyssey: Hiking the Bruce Trail is an invitation to embark on an adventure of a lifetime and a celebration of the wonders of nature and the grandness of life through the heartwarming bond and experiences of three friends.

This book will be featured at this year’s 2012 New York Library Association Book Exhibit in Saratoga Springs, NY, on Nov. 07, - Nov. 10, 2012. For more information, log on to

About the Author
Lorraine McLennan was born in Preston, Ontario. After high school, she joined the office staff of a large furniture manufacturing company. McLennan married her husband, Ric, in her early 20’s and they moved to the Honeymoon City of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

After raising four children, the author returned to work for Cyanamid Canada Inc. and rose to the position of supervisor of the Order/Processing Department. She was the secretary to the local Federal Member of Parliament for Canada in the early 70’s.

An Odyssey * by Lorraine McLennan
Hiking The Bruce Trail
Publication Date: May 10, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 175 pages; 978-1-4771-0103-2
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 175 pages; 978-1-4771-0104-9
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-0105-6

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