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

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…

Cookbook Club: Plenty by Ottolenghi

Becky’s lovely home on the southeast corner of Bowen Island overlooking Howe Sound and the city of Vancouver beyond was the setting for our third Cookbook Club evening featuring Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi. We started with a French 75 cocktail, so named after the French 75 millimeter…

The Cookbook Club: My New Roots Cookbook

For the second meeting of the Bowen Island Cookbook Club, we chose My New Roots Cookbook by Sarah Britton — and are we ever glad we did! The dishes and the evening were a huge success. We met at Kate’s lovely cosy house a few minutes’ walk through the forest…

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