Jun 15

Dreams and Promises~Love, Loss and Redemption in a Land of Infinite Promise

Six authors from British Columbia have joined forces to bring you Dreams and Promises, an anthology of never-before-published short stories and novellas celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday.

Honoring Canada’s Sesquicentennial.

Some of Canada’s major cities were founded in the seventeenth century, but July 1st 2017 marks 150 years since our country became a Confederation.

Our stories range from the era of the fur trade, a commercial enterprise that opened up the Canadian and American West, to present day James Bay, a thriving neighborhood in the garden city of Victoria.

Among our heroes are a World War One soldier suffering from amnesia, an RCAF pilot from World War Two, and a pioneer prairie farmer.

A British war bride, a suffragette and a modern-day university student are just three of our heroines.

We have compiled the collection in chronological order.

Our stories play out in a land of infinite promise and sometimes heartbreaking challenges.

Thank you for helping us celebrate our nation’s milestone birthday.

About My Fellow Authors

JACQUIE BIGGAR  is a USA Today bestselling author of Romantic Suspense who loves to write about tough, alpha males who know what they want, until they’re gob-smacked by heroines who are strong, contemporary women willing to show them what they really need is love. 

REGGI ALLDER is a romantic suspense and contemporary romance author who enjoys subjecting her characters to real-life ordeals before they find their forever loves. Reggi lives with her own hero and two furry pets.

LIZANN CARSON cheerfully conjures up her own fairy-tale life, writing stories of romance and fantasy (often with a humorous twist). You might catch her hiking, quilting, or watching her cats sleep.

SYLVIE GRAYSON writes romantic suspense in contemporary stories such as The Lies He Told Me,  and sci/fi fantasy in Khandarken Rising:The Last War series.

History fascinates ALICE VALDAL. She spends hours happily doing research for her historical novels. When not writing she gardens, knits, plays with cats and does her best to avoid housework.

My Story

In 1815 Ian Donaldson is a gentleman clerk with the NW fur trading company. Newly arrived in Fort William from Scotland, he is immediately drawn to Nindaanis, a metis woman with an illegitimate child. When the baby’s voyageur father returns for the annual Great Rendezvous, Ian defies convention and fights for the woman he loves.


Read for FREE on Kindle Unlimited.

Or purchase for 99 cents.

And remember, as Pierre Berton said, “A Canadian is someone who can make love in a canoe without tipping it.”


  1. Melissa Keir

    Sounds like a wonderful story. I’m going to have to try to figure out the sex in a canoe thing!

    1. Anna Markland

      Ha ha! Thanks for stopping by.

  2. Jacquie Biggar

    So happy to be a part of this fantastic group of ladies!

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