C. C. Humphreys

About me

Chris (C.C.) Humphreys was born in Toronto and grew up in the United Kingdom. He has acted all over the world and appeared on stages ranging from London’s West End to Hollywood’s Twentieth Century Fox. Humphreys began his writing career as a playwright with plays produced in London, Vancouver and Calgary. Humphreys’ novels include The French Executioner, runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002, optioned for the screen. The Jack Absolute Trilogy about the James Bond of the 1770s—Jack Absolute, The Blooding of Jack Absolute and Absolute Honour. Vlad and Shakespeare’s Rebel. Humphreys is also the author of four books for young adults: The Runestone Saga (3 books) and The Hunt of the Unicorn. His books have been translated into more than ten languages. His new novel Plague is out in the UK and Canada in July 2014. Fire, Humphreys’ upcoming novel about the Great Fire of London, will be released in 2015.

From my website

Plague is coming… coming… come! To TV!

Plague on the road! That’s me, not the virus. I’ve just gone across Canada in launch week, and many people have caught the disease. I’ve had to scarify so many buboes I’ve run out of acid. (If you read the … Continue reading →

Action! Making a movie trailer for my new novel ‘Plague’

“I need … Caravaggio! Give me chiaroscuro. Light the candle! Camera ready? Now… Action!” OK. So I got a little carried away. But it was my directorial debut, after all.  And the  cameraman –  my friend, the Emmy award winning … Continue reading →

 
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