Leaving Liverpool

My debut novel It's 1854 and my heroine is standing on the quay with colliers from Whitehaven and Brierley Hill who have signed up with the Hudson's Bay Company to open the mines on Vancouver Island in Colville. "The first thing Kate McAvoy registered when she and her family stepped out of the brougham onto… Continue reading Leaving Liverpool

His Excellency The Governor, James Douglas 1803 – 1877

James Douglas Fur trader, colonial governor, nicknamed 'Old Square Toes'. Knighted in 1863. The only real person in my historical fiction novel 'New Beginnings on Vancouver Island'. Work in progress.