A Murder of Crowes praised by readers

Laurie Scott’s new mystery A Murder of Crowes is here and early reviews are glowing!

“This novel held my complete attention. I didn’t want to put it down,” says Jaime G.

The new work follows Lilly Mullaly to the Adirondacks where her seclusion is broken by the mystery surrounding the estate of Albert Crowe and his family’s deadly contest for inheritance. Read more…

A Murder of Crowes is “Clever,” says Shelley T., and has “plot twists I couldn’t imagine. I highly recommend!” says Carol C.

Find Laurie Scott’s A Murder of Crowes at bookstores and online.

Blackwater Bluff launch date announced!

Blackwater Bluff Cover ArtWriting as S.M. Hurley, local author Shelagh Mathers has written an exciting, county-based mystery, Blackwater Bluff. Help us celebrate the launch of Shelagh’s first novel, Blackwater Bluff this June in beautiful Prince Edward County. Listen for familiar landmarks and enjoy some light refreshments. Meet the author and purchase your copy at the event.

Sunday, June 10 from 2-3:30pm at Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St. Picton.



County Wave launch this weekend

The County Wave anthology launches this weekend — Mother’s Day — at the Old Town Hall in Picton. Drop by between 2-5pm for refreshments and readings by:

Rebecca House
Buffy Carruthers
Ken Murray
Elis Ziegler
Yvonne Voulgaris

Bring your mom! Help us celebrate this great initiative by Cressy Lakeside Books, meet the authors, and pick up your copy of 21 stories by local writers.

Join us to launch The County Wave

The County Wave Book CoverThe County Wave is an anthology of 21 stories by Prince Edward County writers. The culmination of the Cressy Lakeside Books short story contest, The County Wave offers readers a wide range of styles and story lines that are thought provoking and entertaining and illustrations by local artists. We’re excited to launch this beautiful book at Picton’s Old Town Hall. Join us from 2-5p.m. on Sunday, May 13, to meet the authors, enjoy a refreshment and help us celebrate this wonderful event.


Announcing CLB’s Short Story Anthology Writers

CLB Contest LogoWe are excited to announce the writers of the upcoming Cressy Lakeside Books anthology of short stories. Congratulations to the 21 Prince Edward County writers who will be featured in the upcoming book, to be launched this Spring:
Julia Aitken
Peter Blendell
J.D. Carpenter
Buffy Carruthers
Susan Desveaux
Alan Gratias
Rebecca House
S.M. Hurley
Robert MacGougan
David Mott
Ken Murray
Rosalind Place
Karen Ralley
Mike Ritchie
Lawrence Scanlan
Nigel J. Sivel
Rosemary Smith
Robin Timmerman
Linda Torney
Yvonne Voulgaris
Elis K. Ziegler

This Sunday! 99.3 CountyFM interview with Laurie Scott

CountyFM LogoStay tuned to 99.3 CountyFM, December 3 on “The County Reads, the County Writes” with Lynn Pickering. Lynn will interview Laurie Scott about her recent release In Like a Lion, the writing process, and her plans for the future.

To hear this and more from local author Laurie Scott, listen in on December 3rd from 12:05-1pm at 99.3 CountyFM “The voice of the County”!

Or, listen here

Shop for CLB titles at Busy Hands Craft Show

Busy Hands Market posterDecember 9th and 10th, we’ll be joining Curious Goat General Store at the annual Busy Hands Craft Show & Market in Wellington, ON.
Drop by this incredible locally crafted holiday shopping event, meet the authors and pick up recent and past titles by Peter Blendell and J.D. Carpenter, as well as the just-released In Like a Lion from Laurie Scott.
Watch our Facebook page to find out when the authors will be there. We look forward to seeing you!