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, May 1 – 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – Ivy Bay Press is pleased to announce the Fatal Harvest book launch will be held at Perfect Books, 258A Elgin Street. All welcome.

Thursday, May 9 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. – Join John Delacourt and me for an evening of readings and discussion about our latest books at Octopus Books, 116 Third Avenue, Ottawa. Part of the Authors Unbound Literary series.

Saturday, June 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Join Don Butler and me at Chapters Pinecrest where we’ll be signing our latest and past releases.

Sunday, June 9 at 11:30 a.m. I will be appearing at Westboro Books, 314 Richmond Road.

Saturday, June 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. I’ll be signing at Coles in the Carlingwood Mall.

New and Reviews

  • Fatal Harvest ebook is now available for preorder at Amazon and Kobo!
  • 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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