Thora Kerr Illing


The author of this debut historical romance is a former journalist and librarian. She has never regretted immigrating to Canada as a young woman but she remembers well the sense of dislocation that can follow leaving family, friends and familiar places behind.


Adèle: wilderness bride. A story of New France
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Escaping from a bad marriage is challenging in any age. It was fraught with danger in 17th century New France when a runaway bride could expect censure from society and Church, even if she found an honest way of earning a living.

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