"One of the most finely crafted, beautifully written, and emotionally engaging series in all of crime fiction."
— Linwood Barclay
Forty Words for Sorrow is the "The best Canadian crime thriller ever written."
"Blunt writes with the flashing grace of an ice skater skimming over a frozen pond."
—New York Times Book Review
By the Time You Read This is "the . . . most beautifully written, deeply felt page-turner of the year."
“I wish I had written Forty Words for Sorrow.”
Breaking Lorca is "a tour de force . . . an unforgettable window into the human capacity for cruelty and courage."
—The Globe and Mail
Forty Words for Sorrow is “Brilliant. One of the finest crime novels I’ve ever read.”
August 8 - 11, 2013. Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, Eastport, Nfld.
CTV is developing a TV series based on the John Cardinal novels, with GB himself doing much of the adaptation.
GB was honored in 2012 with a star on the North Bay Walk of Fame.