Carol M. Cram

About me

Carol M. Cram is the author of three historical fiction novels. Her first novel, The Towers of Tuscany (Lake Union Publishing, 2014) and her second novel, A Woman of Note (Lake Union Publishing, 2015) were both designated Editor’s Choice by the Historical Novel Society in the UK, and both won First in Category for the Chaucer and Goethe awards (Chanticleer Book Awards), with The Towers of Tuscany also winning the Grand Prize Chaucer Award for best historical novel pre-1750. The Muse of Fire, Carol’s third novel, will be published in January, 2018.

Carol is also the author of over fifty best-selling college textbooks in computer applications and communications for a major US publisher (Cengage Learning) and was on faculty at Capilano University in North Vancouver for over two decades.

She lives on Bowen Island, a 20-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, BC, Canada, with her husband, west coast artist Gregg Simpson.

From my website

The Cookbook Club – Thug Kitchen

A few weeks before Christmas, I received an email from a friend asking me if I’d like to take part in the Cookbook Club scheme he was cooking up (pun intended) for his partner’s Christmas present. The words ‘cookbook,’ ‘cooking,’ ‘dinner’ and ‘friends’ were all present and accounted for in…

Chasing the Middle Ages

Following is a piece that will be included in “Pastel and Pen,” a collection of my writing paired with selected pastel drawings by Gregg Simpson. “Pastel and Pen: Two Ways of Seeing” will be published by New Arcadia Publishing in Spring, 2018. This piece is accompanied by Gregg Simpson’s pastel…

Top Memories in Europe

Our five-week trip to Europe has been a whirl of professional development and business activities sprinkled liberally with many, many great travel experiences. Sometimes the line between the two sets of activities blurs and overlaps–and that’s what keeps us coming back as often as we can. I’m following up on…

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