Chris Humphreys

Chris (C.C.) Humphreys was born in Toronto and grew up in the United Kingdom. He moved to Salt Spring three years ago

Chris has acted all over the world and appeared on stages ranging from London’s West End to Hollywood’s Twentieth Century Fox. Favourite roles have included Hamlet, Jack Absolute, Caleb the Gladiator in NBC’s AD – Anno Domini and Clive Parnell in Coronation Street. Humphreys began his writing career as a playwright with plays produced in London, Vancouver and Calgary. Humphreys’ novels include The French Executioner, runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002, optioned for the screen. The Jack Absolute Trilogy about the James Bond of the 1770s—Jack Absolute, The Blooding of Jack Absolute and Absolute Honour. Vlad, the Last Confession, A Place Called Armageddon and Shakespeare’s Rebel. Humphreys is also the author of four books for young adults: The Runestone Saga (3 books) and The Hunt of the Unicorn – which is one of the ‘wooden books’ on display in the library! His novels have been translated into thirteen languages. His latest, Plague, came out in the UK and Canada in July 2014. Fire, Humphreys’ upcoming novel about the Great Fire of London, will be released in 2015.

Chris loves living near Fulford Harbour. He writes in a huge cedar octagon.