Margorie (Magi) Nams (MSc’82) released her debut novel in November 2019, writing as Katie Ardea. With courage as its core theme, Braver Than You Know is a contemporary love story that holds a breath of fresh air, a whisper of grace, and an enthralling taste of suspense. Magi is also the author of the non-fiction travel memoir trilogy Cry of the Kiwi: A Family’s New Zealand Adventure. She writes and gardens on a rural property near Tatamagouche in northern Nova Scotia. Magi is married to Vilis Nams, an ecology professor at Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus and has two sons, Dainis and Jānis, who graduated from Dal and are mechanical engineers.