Today we’re taking a look at two Canadian fiction titles we’re about to publish that we can’t wait to share with you. One is by a bestselling author who may be well known to you, especially if you’ve read his blockbuster hit The Final Confession of Mabel Stark. The other is from an emerging Canadian writer with one critically acclaimed book under her belt and the proprietor of a hugely popular blog about writing and motherhood. Read on for more!
Dr. Brinkley’s Tower by Robert Hough
Available February 2012
The fourth novel from one of Canada’s most critically acclaimed writers, Dr. Brinkley’s Tower is a sensational, passionate story of jealousy and greed set against the backdrop of Mexico in the 1930s.
We’re recommending this book to fans of Gabriel García Márquez, Patrick deWitt, Mark Twain, and anyone who loves to disappear into a great story with memorable characters and a fantastic sense of humour. Find out more about Robert Hough by visiting his newly redesigned website and by following him on Twitter — and don’t miss Robert’s article on finding the “real” Dr. Brinkley for a bit of fascinating backstory.
The Juliet Stories by Carrie Snyder
Available March 2012
A stunning new novel-in-stories set against the backdrop of the political turmoil in 1980s revolutionary Nicaragua by one of Canada’s brightest emerging writers.
We’re recommending this book to fans of Barbara Kingsolver, Elizabeth Strout, Alice Munro, and anyone who loves to read about motherhood, coming-of-age stories, or just appreciates breathtakingly beautiful writing. Find out more about Carrie Snyder by visiting her blog Obscure CanLit Mama, following her on Twitter, or by joining the Facebook page for The Juliet Stories!
Stay tuned over the next few months as we continue to preview our Spring/Summer 2012 titles!