about the author

Douglas Hall was born in Toronto, Canada, where he went to school and graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Business. He was employed by IBM Canada as Senior Press Officer before embarking on a television career which spanned thirty-three and a half years on air as anchor and panellist. A number of Hall’s shows were syndicated in Canada and the US.

He travelled extensively on TV assignments to Russia; Europe; the US; Haiti; Iraq; Egypt and Israel. Hall’s twenty-seven published books include eighteen mysteries, five novels, three children and one historical. He is now writing Murder Confirmed, another Paul West Mystery, his twenty-eighth. Hall is a Writer’s Guild of Canada Life Member, long-standing member of ACTRA and former member of the Toronto Mens Press Club.

About the Books


A Journey Through "Murder In Season"

A Story of Thrills, Mystery, and Unforgettable Moments Introduction: Welcome to the world of "Murder In Season," a gripping tale that has captivated readers across the nation. As the author, I a ........


With the release of MURDER IN SEASON, the fourth title in the Paul West Mystery Series, AM’s prolific and amazing 94-year-old author of 28 published books over a 55-year writing career is now w ........


With the announcement that MURDER IN SEASON, the fourth title in THE PAUL WEST MYSTERY SERIES, is now in production and will be released very shortly avid readers of the other three titles in the seri ........



I have just finished reading MURDER IN SEASON. It was hard to put down. I had me guessing right to the end GREAT WORK!Allan StraderBarrister & Solicitor Toronto Ontario Canada&nbsp ........


I had lost track of Doug Hall over the years since we both worked at IBM Canada, he in a different department than I. We didn’t connect again until after we both retired and I moved into the same c ........

BOOK Review by Mr. G. Goodman Whitby

I was first introduced to The Paul West Mystery Series when I was browsing in my favourite book store and “Murder Can Kill” caught my attention with its eye-catching jacket. Being a lover of ........


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