C. C. Humphreys
Chris (C.C.) Humphreys is an actor, playwright, fight choreographer and novelist. Major roles have included Hamlet, Jack Absolute and the original voice of Salem the Cat in ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’.
He has written eight historical fiction novels: ‘The French Executioner’, runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002; and its sequel, ‘Blood Ties’, a bestseller in Canada; ‘Jack Absolute’, ‘The Blooding of Jack Absolute’ and ‘Absolute Honour’- short listed for the 2007 Evergreen Prize by the Ontario Library Association. His latest are: ‘Vlad – The Last Confession’, the epic novel of the real Dracula. (Sourcebooks May 2011); and the recently published, ‘A Place Called Armageddon’ (Hachette June 2011), published in the US by Sourcebooks in September 2012. He has just finished his new novel about William Shakespeare’s fight choreographer, ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’
He also writes for young adults: a trilogy called ‘The Runestone Saga’ consisting of, ‘The Fetch’, ‘Vendetta’, and ‘
From my website
It was such a buzz! A cast of fine actors gathered around a table yesterday, reading aloud the stage adaptation of my novel, ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel‘. Bard on the Beach, Vancouver’s Summer Shakespeare festival (and one of the most successful such … Continue reading →
Over the years there have been a few occasions when I’ve have been asked to come to a person’s house, enter their bedroom… and read them to sleep. Sometimes I felt that reading was not what they had in mind. … Continue reading →