mofina-fulltiltRick Mofina, Full Tilt, Harlequin MIRA

A reporter receives a heart-stopping call from a detective on the discovery of a guardian angel charm at a chilling crime scene... 


danna-deadwostonepbJen J. Danna, Dead, Without a Stone to Tell It, Harlequin Worldwide Mysteries

When a human bone is found on a lonely stretch of coastline, a determined homicide detective and a reluctant scientist risk their lives as they join forces... 

philpott-blownredSusan Philpott, Blown Red, Simon and Schuster

Like a runaway train, Signy Shepherd has been blowing through danger signals all her life. 


bruce-bodyguard2rememberAlison Bruce, A Bodyguard to Remember, Lachesis Publishing

Everything is about to change for Prudence Hartley when she finds a dead man in her house. Or a dead spy to be exact. 


bradley-chimney-sweepsAlan Bradley, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, Doubleday Canada

Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve dastardly crimes. 

Latest Events

Sat Jan 31 @06:00PM -
Angela Misri
Thu Feb 05 @06:00PM -
Susan Philpott
Sun Mar 08 @02:00PM - 04:00PM
Jen J. Danna

News Highlights


Friday, January 30, 1-2 PM

Toronto Convention Centre (on Front Street)

CWC authors take the EXPO STAGE!


Rick Mofina, Jen Danna, Steve Burrows, Barbara Fradkin, Melodie Campbell,

Janet Bolin, Lisa DeNikolits, Mary Jane Maffini, Nate Hendley, Meg Howald,

Sharon Crawford, Susan Phillpott, Rick Blechta, Jill Downie, Cathy Spencer,

Rachel McMillen, Madeline Harris-Callway, Linda Wiken, John McFetridge,

Hilary Davidson, Gina Buonaguro, Vicki Delany

Meet you there!                


CWC is please to announce the MC for the


Allison Dore

cohost from the WARD AND AL SHOW, ON Sirius XM Radio!


Allison Dore is a comedian, actor and radio personality. She is the cohost of the Ward and Al show on SiriusXM's Canada Talks channel 167, where she has the opportunity to talk about news, pop culture, entertainment, and current events for 3 hours a day. In an effort to use her skills to give back, Allison has had the privilege of hosting events for charities such as the BluMatter Project and Dress for Success, and performing comedy on various fundraisers for charities of all kinds.

Thursday May 28 2015

6 PM



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Congratulations to Anthony Bidulka, a long-time member of the board of the CWC, who has been named
Saskatoon's Citizen of the Year, along with his husband Herb McFaul.

Read the story here.


The Arthur Ellis Awards are now closed for submissions.

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