Welcome to Osborne Bay Books

Osborne Bay Books is the co-creation of Liz Maxwell Forbes and Grant B. Evans. We are a small independent publishing company established to produce and distribute our own books. We are writers and our goals are to publish books that are a joy to offer to our readers; books that are entertaining and well written. The look of a book is important to us and with that in mind, we chose First Choice Books in Victoria to do the book design and printing. We are proud of the finished products.

The name Osborne Bay Books illustrates where we live, on the east coast of Vancouver Island on beautiful Osborne Bay overlooking Stuart Channel and Salt Spring Island. You can see Osborne Bay in the banners above, in the photo by J. Ballard. There is a particular light in the atmosphere that hovers over Stuart Channel and I believe we draw inspiration and energy from this luminescence and it informs our creativity.

We feel our books reflect the spirit of this coast and that you will enjoy reading them as much as we have enjoyed writing them.

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Osborne Bay Books

Read about how Liz and Grant founded Osborne Bay Books on Vancouver Island, BC. To contact Liz and Grant, please send us an email.

River Tales

By Liz Maxwell Forbes – Swept up in the back-to-the-land movement of the 1970s, two couples buy a rural property…

Growing Up Weird

Growing Up Weird A Memoir of an Oak Bay Childhood by author Liz Maxwell Forbes is part memoir, part social history, and a compelling work of nonfiction that reads like a novel.

View from the Tower – Revised Edition

View from the Tower – Tin Pushers and Pilots on the BC Coast  by author Grant B. Evans is combination of humour, history, geography and memoir.