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

Cookbook Club Cooks British Columbia

The Cookbook Club chose this month to honour BC Day by making recipes created only by local BC chefs. BC Day is celebrated in British Columbia on the first Monday of August, so we decided that a Cookbook Club date of August 11 was close enough. Another theme that emerged…

Cookbook Club Whitewater Cooks!

The Bowen Island Cookbook Club took a ride on the wild side with recipes from the wonderful Whitewater Cooks series by Shelly Adams in Nelson, BC.  We were down to just four members our of our usual seven, but that didn’t stop us having an amazing meal–soup, salad, tart, and…

The Cookbook Club Spends An Evening with Vij

Our  Cookbook Club get together on April 14 brought all seven of us back together at Mariana’s beautiful home overlooking a stunning view of water and mountains on the west side of Bowen Island. We could chose recipes from two Vij cookbooks – Vij’s at Home or Elegant & Inspired…

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