A third-generation actor and writer, Chris (C.C.) Humphreys – born in Toronto, raised in London – has played Hamlet in Calgary, a gladiator in Tunisia, waltzed in London’s West End, conned the landlord of the Rovers Return in Coronation Street, patrolled the Sun Hill beat in The Bill, commanded a starfleet in Andromeda, voiced Salem the cat in the original Sabrina, and is a dead immortal in Highlander.
He has written four plays and twenty-one novels including The French Executioner, runner-up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers; Chasing the Wind; The Jack Absolute Trilogy, recently reissued; Vlad – The Last Confession; A Place Called Armageddon and Shakespeare’s Rebel – which he adapted into a play and which premiered at Bard on the Beach, Vancouver, in 2015. Plague won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel in Canada in 2015.
He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. He is now writing epic fantasy with the Immortals’ Blood Trilogy, for Gollancz. He has also just published his other new fantasy series, The Tapestry Trilogy, beginning with The Hunt of the Unicorn. His most recent novel is One London Day, a modern thriller. June 2023 will see the publication of his WW2 thriller, ‘Someday I’ll Find You’. He lives on Salt Spring Island, BC.
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