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P.S. Don’t Tell Your Mother was published by AuthorHouse in October 2005. It can be purchased directly from the publisher in these formats:

Perfect Bound Soft Cover
Pages: 156
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781420890754

Library of Congress Control Number: 2005908988
Printed in the United States of America, Bloomington, Indiana

Available at local bookstores, P.S. Don’t Tell Your Mother can also be purchased online at:
Amazon Kindle
Barnes & Noble

Format: Audiobook
P.S. Don’t Tell Your Mother  ©2009
Unabridged Audio Book
4 CDs –Total 4 hrs 17 min
Narrated and produced by Margo Bates
Produced in Canada.
Cost $25 USD, includes shipping.

Audio: Excerpt from PS Don’t Tell Your Mother, narrated by Margo Bates
Look me in the eye and say that
Orange aid

Media copies: Softcover and Audiobook copies are available upon request.

YouTube: About the P.S. Series of books
Margo talks about her first book, P.S. Don’t Tell Your Mother. She describes Nana Noonan, her real-life grandmother, one of the principal characters in the P.S. Series, and her upcoming book, The Queen of a Gated Community.

Photos: Unless otherwise noted, all photos on this website are by Margo Bates©.
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Maps and places

Map of British Columbia’s Pacific Northwest from Prince George to Prince Rupert
Source: Province of British Columbia

Map of British Columbia – Source

Telkwa, BC  – Source:

History of Telkwa – Grandad Noonan was the first station agent in Telkwa for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

Walking Tour of Historic Telkwa – Check out #2 St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, across the alley from #5, Nana and Grandad Noonan’s house. # 7 is Phillips & Shepherd’s General Store and #15 Hong Chong’s Laundry & Bath House was purchased by my parents, and they renovated it into a café.

Terrace, BC –  Source:

Culture & History of Terrace  –  Source: