Award-winning author Valerie Knowles brings Canadian history to life in her books.

Immerse yourself in the lives of Ottawa’s leading personalities of the past century. Valerie Knowles’ Capital Lives series paints a rich picture of Canada’s elite but relatively unknown figures — the movers and shakers who made the country what it is today. Get to know the Capital Lives of the past — Read More Now.

    Valerie is available for speaking engagements and book signings about the individuals profiled in the Capital Lives series, William […]

    Valerie Knowles takes on the closure of federal departmental libraries and the “wrecking” of Library and […]

Bring Canadian History to Your Bookshelf.

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