August 15, 2023
Read an Excerpt from Epic Historical Novel Tropical Rose by Debbie Sands
Many families have their own lore and legends but Debbie Sands' family stories were particularly sensational, and she loved to hear them again and again as she grew up.The family's favourite narratives ...
July 13, 2023
Jean Rae Baxter on Bringing Canadian History to Life in a Captivating Coming of Age Tale
It's hard to imagine anyone asking a 14 year old to strike out on their own now, but in 1837, when Dory Dickson leaves his Niagara home, he's asked to shoulder all of his family's most desperate hopes. ...
August 29, 2022
"I Learned Something Every Day" Sheridan Rondeau Shares Her Journey of Caring for Her Husband Through Alzheimer’s
Caring for a loved one suffering with dementia is an incredibly complex journey both both the carer and the loved one – emotionally, socially, and logistically. Navigating both an irreversibly changed ...
August 17, 2022
Read an Excerpt from Grace Vanderzande's Story of Life and Love as an Ontario Farmer
Grace Vanderzande didn't set out to be a farmer or a writer, but falling in love led her to become both. When she met her husband and he shared his dream of owning and farming land in eastern Ontario, ...
September 16, 2020
"I Couldn’t Type Fast Enough" Phyllis L. Humby on First Drafts and Newfoundland Magic
Phyllis L. Humby's Old Broad Road (Crossfield Publishing) is a story of the complications, joys, and risks of taking an unexpected leap of faith. When Sylvia Kramer leaves her comfortable life on the ...
August 11, 2020
Read an Excerpt from Jill Martin Bouteillier's New Memoir From Thistles to Cowpies
Author Jill Martin Bouteillier's new memoir/biography From Thistles to Cowpies (Crossfield Publishing) brings to life the experiences of Canada's earliest immigrants, following them on their sometimes-harrowing ...
May 04, 2020
May Contest: Win a 3-Pack of Books from Crossfield Publishing!
Mother's Day is coming up fast, and in honour of the day, Crossfield Publishing and Open Book are partnering to give away a 3-pack of their best-selling books to two lucky winners!The winning contestants ...
April 09, 2020
Read an Excerpt From Phyllis L Humby's Revealing New Memoir 'Hazards of the Trade'
In her new memoir Hazards of the Trade (Crossfield Publishing), author Phyllis L Humby takes us on a journey through her years as the owner and operator of an Ontario lingerie boutique through its heyday ...
June 18, 2019
Read an Excerpt from Sportscaster Bruce Buchanan's Memoir, A Perfect Pick for Hockey Fans
Growing up in the Prairies, Bruce Buchanan was far from alone in his passion for sports of all kinds. But for all the Canadian kids who love their teams, not many go to make a job of it. Bruce, who ...
May 01, 2019
"Perspective is Everything!" Fran L. Porter on Crafting Characters, Writing Effective Dialogue & More
Fran L. Porter's second book and first novel, The Wrong Brother (Crossfield Publishing), tells the story of Marigold Iona Anderson, who comes under the charismatic sway of neurologist Dr. Damien Sparks. ...