Empty Shopping cart



Francis Rende

Francis Rende lives in Ontario, Canada, near the American border. He was educated at the University of Toronto where he received a doctorate in the early eighties. Soon afterwards, he taught modern history at college level, publishing extensively on social topics. He has travelled widely through the United States and Europe and resides periodically in Italy.
His studies and travels inform his creative writing which seeks to portray the cultural and personal challenges in the contemporary West.


  • The Restorer and The Nun


    Octavio, Otty to his friends, is heading for New York to visit family. Christina is on her way back to her home in Sweden. When their plane is left stranded at Frankfurt due to bad weather, a terrible explosion changes both their lives forever.

In conversation with our authors

Talking about books, characters, inspiration, life experiences and more.
Read some of our recent author interviews