Jean Jardine Miller

Biography

After a long career as an advertising copywriter, developer/designer of business communications materials and researcher/editor/ghostwriter of a number of small press non-fiction books, Jean Jardine Miller is now concentrating on writing novels featuring Canadian families and the challenges they face in life. A consistently increasing audience is enjoying the first three, "Fate and Angus McGrath", "Daffodil Dancing" and The Family History" and she is currently at work on her fourth. This is, as yet untitled, and follows the lives of a young brother and sister brought to Canada from the East End of London as child immigrants in nineteenth century.

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The Family History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Early death. Bereavement. Single parenthood. Children. Life. The parallels between her twenty-first century bereaved Canadian family and its mid-Victorian London counterpart become empathetically evident when Holly traces her family history through census records, and finds her imagination captured by glimpses into her ancestors’ lives in the crowded Thames-side streets and alleys.
Fate and Angus McGrath
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Marilyn might break with tradition and refuse to bestow the traditional McGrath first name on either of her sons, but her brother-in-law is not so superstitious. His child's journey, through childhood ADHD and adolescent rebellion, teen prostitution and drug addiction, rehabilitation and relapse, to eventual maturity and a too-early death, continually surfaces to impact on the lives of the family.
Daffodil Dancing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Terri is having difficulty working for her sister-in-law in the family's store franchising operation and social anxiety is turning Alison into a recluse. The two buy a store franchise for themselves and with a lot of hard work turn it into the fast-growing Canadian chain's flagship store. But that is just the beginning of Alison's fight to free herself from fear...

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