“Bride of New France
is a haunting story of a courageous young woman, shipped over from France to the wilderness of Canada in the 17th century. Beautifully written, Suzanne Desrochers uses the rich detail of the time period to tell us of Laure’s remarkable bravery and determination and to remind us again of the resilience of our forbearers.” (Kathleen Grissom , author of The Kitchen House
About the Author
, of French Canadian descent, has conducted extensive research on the filles du roi
and is writing a PhD thesis at King’s College London on the migration of women to America. She lives in Toronto.