Evelyn Dreiling

Biography

Evelyn Cohoon Dreiling has recently retired from the Public Service where she worked at National Defence for 10 years. She has pursued a two-year program of Commercial Art at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec and Nursing at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Montreal. She has taught watercolour courses and enjoys doing watercolor images for her book covers and other sketches. She spent many years travelling and living in parts of Canada and the United States. She now makes her home in North Vancouver, BC, where she lives near her two adult children and her daughter-in-law. She always had a great love of books, and is particularly interested in Canadian history, which she attempts to portray through the lives of ordinary people and their stories; she is an avid researcher and will no doubt will be working on another historical fiction novel soon.

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Series

Books

White Jazz / Black Ops
Series: Lives of Annie, Nicole and Alex at Turn of 20th Century. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Canada
"White Jazz / Black Ops", is the sequel to "At the Fringes of Society". Part I, The heroine, Annie McNutt, fled their Boston home to escape an ill-fated marriage. Part II, in White Jazz ... Nicole marries Jeff. In New York, she helps him pursue a career as jazz musician. Her Navy brother, a wireless radio operator, trains in Camp X, ends up in Bletchley Park and Occupied France in 1944, D-Day.
Paco
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration
A heartwarming childrens' story of a puppy chihuahua who went on a quest against all odds to find his mother. They had been separated at the Mexican border wall and Paco was determined to go all the way to Washington if need be, to find her.
At the Fringes of Society: A Boston Family's Survival in 1900 Halifax, Nova Scotia
Series: Lives of Annie, Nicole and Alex at Turn of 20th Century. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When a Boston society woman marries a two-faced scoundrel who threatens her life, she and her family must escape to Halifax, Nova Scotia and must make a new life for themselves. Accustomed to upper class society, they must survive although completely cut off from family in Boston. They face the First World War, the 1917 Halifax Explosion and the rigors of life in reduced circumstances.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.
From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From rebel fighter to thoughtful teacher - the continuing story of the Irish family, the Traceys. This sequel to my first book, "A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey", is entitled, "From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey" and covers the period roughly 1840 to 1880. Michael Tracey followed a different path from his father. He was less of a fighter and more of a philosopher prone to depression.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
The Colquhouns in Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This historical fiction novel follows the ancient Scottish Clan Colquhoun from the time the first transported prisoner, William Cahoone, landed in New England in 1650. It follows the experiences of William in Massachussetts, and further generations of Cohoons who moved to Nova Scotia, Canada, then on to Ontario and Quebec. It is a fascinating story, all thoroughly researched and authentic.

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