Brenda Chapman

Mystery Writer

Brenda Chapman is a Canadian crime fiction author with over twenty published novels. In addition to short stories and standalones, she has written the lauded Stonechild and Rouleau police procedural series, the Anna Sweet mystery novellas, and the Jennifer Bannon mysteries for middle grade. Blind Date is the first in her Hunter and Tate mysteries. Her work has been shortlisted for several awards including four Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence.

Upcoming Appearances

Check back for more events coming in 2024 …

Wednesday, July 10 from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. I’ll be presenting my writing journey and discussing my latest books at the Ruth E. Dickinson branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, July 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Signing at Chapters Gloucester.

Saturday, September 7 from noon to 2:00 p.m. – Signing at Indigo South Keys

New and Reviews

  • My 2024 interview in Kitchissippi Times with editor Charlie Senack.
  • Fatal Harvest reviewed in the Glebe Report
  • My short story “The Pool” has been chosen for the anthology Larceny & Last Chances, due out June 2024 from Superior Shores Press
  • An interview in Lakehead University’s Journey magazine
  • An interview in Kitchissippi Times
  • A terrific When Last Seen review in Publisher’s Weekly!
  • Crime Writers of Canada’s Eric D’Souza interviewed me about my short story “The Final Hit” in the anthology  Cold Canadian Crime.
  • Cold Mourning & Butterfly Kills audiobooks were among the top 10 library loans in 2021 in more than one country! Article in The Guardian
  • This 2022 interview on Daytime Ottawa introduces Blind Date and the new Hunter and Tate mystery series.

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