Blanche Howard

Biography

Blanche Howard is an acclaimed, award-winning author of four novels, including The Manipulators, Penelope’s Way, and A Celibate Season which she co-wrote with Pulitzer Prize winner Carol Shields. (Blanche wrote the woman’s voice and Carol wrote the man’s voice.) She also documented a remarkable 30-year friendship with the late Carol Shields in A Memoir of Friendship: The Letters Between Blanche Howard and Carol Shields (Penguin Canada 2007).

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Books

Penelope's Way
By Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction
Penelope, age 70, searches for the meaning of life in the accreted layers of love, lust, guilt, family, pot luck suppers, and time and chaos theory. Her efforts may be destined to fail, but the journey is joyous. “This book is a great read: a compact narrative and a wide-ranging story… it ended far too soon,” wrote the Globe and Mail.
Dreaming in a Digital World
By Blanche Howard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,040. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gen Varley, a PhD in computer science has ambitions for career and love. Virginal in the ways of office politics and the human heart, Gen is shocked by her boss's deceit, her boring boyfriend's secret life, and her affair with a married co-worker that reduces her to subtle stalker. Allies include a mentor who turns fairy godmother with surprising consequences. A delightful romp by a major writer.

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