Peace by Chocolate

The true story of a Syrian family who lost their home and chocolate factory in the war, then rebuilt it all in rural Canada. 
Jon Tattrie is represented
by CookeMcDermind.
My Books

Dan Paul: Mi'kmaq Elder. 

Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax

Redemption Songs: How Bob Marley's Nova Scotia Song Lights the Way Past Racism

Limerence: a novel

Daytrips from Halifax

The Hermit of Africville

Black Snow: a novel of the Halifax Explosion


A Nova Scotia Judge had to make a  groundbreaking decision. A young man, called X in court documents, stood convicted of the attempted murder of another teenager, Y. Should the fact that X is African Nova Scotian be a mitigating factor when she decided to sentence X as an adult, or as a youth?

This four-part series, The Colour of Justice, looks for answers:

1. The Crime

2. The Prosecution

3. The Defence

4. The Judgement

3. The 

For CBC News, 

spring 2015


Next Event
Book Signing
Jun 02, 2023, 7:00 PM
The Book Shop,
500 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA


For inquiries about the publishing rights to Peace by Chocolate, please contact agent Chris Bucci of CookeMcDermid.

© 2019 by Jon Tattrie

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