. . . a literate, impressively researched world that the narrator conjures up, a little bit like Jane Austen transported to the cold north of the new world.
Trying to find love when life twists, ADELE is a fine pick for fans of romance in history, very much recommended reading.
The novel is authentic, well-written, and accurately researched, with real secondary characters, and political experiences of the time. I continued reading it with interest to the very end because Adele was such an intriguing heroine.
Thora Illing writes with clarity and style. Her characters are believable and well-drawn.
Review by AngloStore manageress, Susan Stewart. This book appeared on our door step in June, sent to us from the author’s home in Victoria, Britis
In the 1660s, when illegitimate orphan Adele Dupuy leaves for New France aboard a ship of similarly-disadvantaged young women, she is known as une
Review by KS Schmitt Marie Lacoste Gerin Lajoie