Following the footsteps of Old Broad Road, Sylvia Kramer's survival skills are once again put to the test. In her first novel, the author introduces her main character to the landscape and culture of Newfoundland. She struggles to leave behind the turmoil of her former life in Toronto, and make new start. This suspenseful thriller is already turning pages.
About the author
Although Phyllis's passion for writing began with longer works, her short stories — often scheming, twisted, or spooky — have appeared in anthologies and journals in Canada, the U.S.A, and the U.K. She is a past second—place winner in the Your McMurray Magazine (YMM) national competition, and a recipient of the Bony Pete Award for Best Short Story at the Crime Writers' Conference in Toronto. In 2013, Phyllis' humorous story Delusional Dates won her a place as a Fringe Reader at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival, located near Guelph Ontario. Her first novel, Hazards of the Trade, was released in April 2020.
Phyllis has built a loyal following through her writing blog and Facebook page, in addition to reading her monthly column, "Up Close and Personal" in First Monday magazine. Phyllis lives in Lambton Shores near London, Ontario.
Visit her on Twitter @PLHumbyAuthor as well as her author and book pages on Facebook.