Not everyone who plays with fire gets burned, but in Nathan Burgoine’s Triad Blood, Curtis, a young wizard, is getting tired of things around him combusting.
Fans of Sherlock Holmes mysteries may want to check out Ottawa-based writer Eric Desmarais’ new novel A Study in Aether from Renaissance Book Press, for a new modern day twist on the classic mystery series.
For anyone looking for a little action and intrigue to offset the cheer of the holiday season, Sins of the Angels is a great read to escape with.
As Geoffrey Rush puts it in Shakespeare in Love, the secret to a great story is “laughs, love, and a bit with a dog” and Ottawa author Maureen Fisher delivers all three in her novel Fur Ball Fever.
Ottawans love to read good books, including books written by local and Canadian writers, but every now and then, even the most avid reader needs a bit of a push finding their next coup-de-coeur.
Once In A Blue Kentucky Moon delivers a fast-paced contemporary romance with just a hint of an edge.
This is part four of our special guide to Ottawa’s online literary world blogosphere style. (See here for part 1, part 2, and part 3). In this series, you can discover champions of poetry, book reviewers, stories of small press, writers seeking writers, book clubs to notice, online journals, recaps and more. In today’s tour […]
Three cardamom pods bob in my glass of green tea. I ask Ottawa author Laurie Fraser what the Canadian Kurdish community’s reaction has been to her novel The Word Not Spoken. This love story of sorts is loosely based on Fraser’s own experiences backpacking in Turkey in the mid-1990s where she met and married a […]