The Tides Between

By Elizabeth Jane Corbett - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

1841. Fifteen-year-old Bridie Stewart is emigrating from England to Australia with her pregnant mother and dimwitted but dependable stepfather. Bridie still grieves for her ...Read Review

The Bishop’s Girl

By Rebecca Burns - Published 2016


Outside a French village after the First World War, workers open a grave, intent on sending its occupant home to York. Inside is ...Read Review

The Water of Life (Uisge Beatha)

By Daniel Marchildon - By Mārta Ziemelis (trans.) - Published 2015



In 1996, John MacPhearson, the proprietor of Toronto’s poshest Scotch bar, tastes a dram of whisky from the old-fashioned bottle offered to him ...Read Review

Nursing Fox

By Jim Ditchfield - Published 2016


In 1914, 21-year-old student nurse Lucy Paignton-Fox arrives home to her family’s cattle station in Australia’s Northern Territory. Although she is about ...Read Review

The Settling Earth

By Rebecca Burns - Published 2014


LiteraryShort Stories

Here, Ms. Burns presents a collection of short stories, each one featuring a British émigré that must grapple with the harsh realities of ...Read Review