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I finished the book because I didn't have anything else in my house to read; a sad commentary.
If you like historical fiction and learning about new places and times, this book is definitely worth the read.
The plot though was the biggest disappointment because of the way it was written like a summary of a novel.
This historical fiction account of the life that one of the King's Daughters may have lived, will be of interest to those eager for details about this group of women from... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joan
Sorry I wasted my time on this. The history might be accurate, but the story line is stretched beyond believability and characters are shallow. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dorothea
A terrific book about a subject in a place and time I've never read about before--it got my imagination going. I bought this copy for my daughter.Published 6 months ago by Johanna D
Was not quite sure at first--but it offered some insight into the lives of my ancestorsPublished 7 months ago by Joseph T. Forgue
We listened to this book while driving to Quebec. It really gave us a sense of the history of early settlement. The narrator was very good, too.Published 16 months ago by D. Bissonnette
What a shame that the author didn't develop her topic and main character more fully. This book could have been a masterpiece but missed the mark. Read morePublished 16 months ago by DH
This was a bookclub selection. It is a historical novel which provided a background to the settling of French Canada and the Catholic lace making industry that exploited poor... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Frances Eddy
It's no secret that I love historical fiction and Canadian fiction, so when I was asked if I wanted to review The Bride of New France I jumped. I moved to Canada from the U.S. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Teddy
I just finished reading Bride of New France. The story recounts the life of French orphan, Laure, during the 17th century. The book develops her character exquisitely. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Christa Robbins