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Welcome to my website. Here you will find a bio, news of upcoming events, and some background to my last book, Finding Rosa, as well as blurbs and extracts of reviews of my earlier works. You’ll also find ways to contact me and links to other related sites. Click on the links above to find what you’re looking for.
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Interview with Shelagh Rogers on The Next Chapter
The Sicilian Wife
All Lit Up recommends The Sicilian Wife as one of its best mysteries of 2015
The Sicilian Wife by Caterina Edwards (Linda Leith Publishing)
“This noir-ish read about a Mafia princess doing her best to escape her crime family is part folk tale, part feminist critique, and all engrossing. Will Fulvia find a peaceful new life in Canada? Or will her husband’s murder on the Sicilian coast drag her right back in?Why We Chose It
Caterina Edwards’ literary mystery has all of the hallmarks of a fantastic Italian crime story. And we’re not alone in thinking it’s great: The Sicilian Wife is #55 on the National Post’s 99 Best Books of the Year.
Who Would Love This Book
This is the feminist answer for fans of The Godfather, with all the urgency and pacing of the classic film.”
A Mother with Alzheimer’s –
A Daughter’s Search for the Past
Wilfred Eggleston Award for Nonfiction (Writers Guild of Alberta) 2009
Bressani Prize for Writing about Immigration 2010
Shortlisted for The City of Edmonton Book of the Year Award
Sunday, January 2, 2000
These are stories of women – pursuing a first love, giving birth, ministering to a dying mother – women searching for
identity and place and purpose in an international world of professors and…
Saturday, January 2, 1993
Translated into French by Christiane Di Matteo and Jocelyn Doray and published as La Gueule du Lion in French by Balzac
Editions in 2000.
For Book Clubs
I am open to attending book club meetings in person or by Skype. If you are interested, please contact me at CaterinaEdwards@gmail.com. To help your book club get started in discussing The Sicilian Wife, please see the accompanying book club questions.