Welcome to the second issue of my Beneath The Alders Newsletter
So glad you followed the link to this full version of the newsletter. This issue focuses on The Mending, the third book in the series, which will be released on May 4, 2021. The Mending is set between 1918 and 1931. Jessie Stephens comes of age on the heels of the Spanish flu epidemic, in a time when skirt hems rose, compliance with temperance laws fell and marriageable men were in short supply.
In This Issue
Demobilization involved returning 270,000 troops as well as 37,000 dependents to Canada and constituted the largest movement of Canadians up to that time. Click on link to read more.CLICK FOR ARTICLE
In addition to my article Demobilization: A Logistical Challenge for the Times, I have included a second article on the subject in the form of an interview with my researcher, Colleen Mahoney. In that article, Dependents in the Demobilization Process, Colleen describes those 37,000 dependents and their journey to Canada. Click on link to read more.CLICK FOR ARTICLE
The story of how Brampton became the county seat of Peel. It began with a process that was exactly the opposite of the municipal amalgamations that happen today. Click on link to read more.CLICK FOR ARTICLE
Check out my recently published Open Book interview to find know more about The Mending and the Beneath the Alders series. Click on link to read more.CLICK FOR ARTICLE