Andrew Scott is the author of "The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in B.C." and "Secret Coastline: Journeys Along B.C.'s Shores." The latter received a BC2000 Book Award and was on the B.C. Bestseller list for 21 weeks. Scott's award-winning articles have appeared in most major Canadian magazines and newspapers and in publications in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. A keen hiker and ocean kayaker and an enthusiastic B.C. historian and naturalist, he lives in Half Moon Bay, B.C. Please visit www.andrew-scott.ca.