The new historical novel by Keith G. Powell called Raiising Kain, the adventurous life of Conrad Kain was profiled in the June edition of I Love Creston Magazine. The feature article included a photo of the author taken near the Conrad Kain hut in the Bugaboos.
"I was very pleased to see I Love Creston Magazine feature my new book Raising Kain," said Kootenay author, Keith G. Powell. "This kind of exposure is very important to local Kootenay authors like myself because there are so many people who enjoy reading about the colourful characters who once called the Kootenays home -- like former Columbia Valley resident Conrad Kain."
I Love Creston Magazine is a popular monthly lifestyle publication that has captured the imagination of the many Creston readers over the last few ears. It is printed in four colour process on electrobrite newsprint and is recognized for it's strong local connection with the Creston community. The magazine does a great job of capturing the Creston Valley lifestyle with a series informative articles, columns and photo essays.
This is the author's second book, his first book Living in the Shadow of Fisher Peak tells the story of the 1864 gold rush into the Rocky Mountain near Fort Steele.
Raiising Kain, the adventurous life of Conrad Kain, and Living in the Shadow of Fisher Peak are available can be both purchased at Kingfisher Books and Black Bear Books in Creston.