C. B. Forrest’s first crime novel, The Weight of Stones, was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. His second Charlie McKelvey novel, Slow Recoil, was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel. His final novel in the trilogy, The Devil’s Dust, was called “exceptional” in a starred review by Publisher’s Weekly and “evocative, word-perfect and carefully crafted,” by award-winning mystery author Peggy Blair.
His short stories have appeared in Canadian and U.S. journals, most recently Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and his non-fiction has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Hamilton Spectator, Vancouver Sun, and the National Post. He has appeared on CBC, CTV, and Rogers Television.