Tiny Burlington, tucked away on the slopes of Nova Scotia's North Mountain. In 1904 it was home to hardworking farmers, complicated family dynamics, passionate lovers, and a murderer.
Laura Churchill Duke's carefully-researched tale brings to life the shocking events that ended a life and changed a community.
Wendy Robicheau, archivist at Acadia University: "As I read the book and the details spoke to my imagination, I needed to visit the sites--to be in the spaces and fill my senses. I love it when words on a page come alive, compelling me to acknowledge our ancestors. Thank you, Laura, for telling our herstories."