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Rosemary Sexton

 Home Before Dark consists of Rosemary Sexton’s Ottawa diaries from 1998 to 2002. It chronicles the circumscribed and somewhat privileged life of a judge’s wife in Canada’s capital city at the turn of the century.

Product Details


  • Paperback: 500 pages
  • Publisher: Kayak Press (2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0992108101
  • ISBN-13: 978-0992108106

Home Before Dark was the number one bestseller in the month of May for Books on Beechwood bookstore in Ottawa.

It also made Ben McNally Books Canadian Top Ten in Open Book for May. Ben McNally Books is located at 366 Bay Street south of Queen in Toronto.

It is available at Leeds County Books in Brockville and Chapters/Indigo in both Ottawa (Rideau Centre) and Brockville.

It is also available online at or through Rosemary Sexton webpage

See the TI Life Review“Home Before Dark” by Rosemary Sexton, June 2014