[Graham] has delivered a book that reads like a love letter to a time and place that figures largely in our national identity: Halifax in 1917.
The Globe and Mail
Evocative of place and time, a novel blending tragedy and triumph in a poignant and uplifting tale that’s sure to leave its mark upon your heart.
New York Times & Globe and Mail bestselling author
Stepping into Promises to Keep is like stepping into the lush forest of a whole new world. The novel sings with power, adventure, and heart.
Katherine Scott Crawford
Author of Keowee Valley
If there’s one thing that defines The Forgotten Home Child, it’s the essence of the past. In these pages, one family discovers the truth about their personal history and realizes that while our pasts are imperfect and multi-faceted, and can bind us or set us free, in the end, they inform our identity. Genevieve Graham captures the reader’s attention from the beginning in this exquisite journey to the heart of what makes us human.
Armando Lucas Correa
Bestselling author of The German Girl and The Daughter’s Tale
The prose is evocative and fluid. The characters are scarred, driven, and resilient. And the compelling, well-paced plot is an adventurous journey
I've said it before and I'll continue to say it, I absolutely love Genevieve Graham's historical fictions!
Fascinating, harrowing, illuminating, this is a gripping love story. Graham sheds light on a dark chapter of Canadian history, immersing the reader in 1755 Grand Pré, making vivid the flames and the pain of the Acadians deported from their idyllic homeland.
Bestselling author of A Measure of Light
I always look forward to diving into a Genevieve Graham novel, because I know I’ll be swept away by her meticulous evocation of the past, her memorable and wonderfully observed characters, and her unmatchable flair for shining a light into the neglected corners of our shared past. This is history worth remembering — and fiction that both enlightens and entertains.
Bestselling author of The Gown and Our Darkest Night
LETTERS FROM ACROSS THE SEA is a beautiful book that tells a little-known chapter of history with incredible humanity. From the neighborhoods of Toronto to the battlefields of Hong Kong, Genevieve Graham weaves exquisite research, nail-biting tension, and rich characters into a sweeping novel of courage, betrayal, and reconciliation. I loved it!
Bestselling author of The Last Garden in England
Readers weary of European-centric World War II dramas will delight in Genevieve Graham's LETTERS ACROSS THE SEA, which centers on the courage and tenacity of Canadian soldiers, veterans, and home-front fighters. A tender, moving tale illuminating a fascinating lesser-known chapter of Second World War history!
Bestselling author of The Huntress
A tender, moving tale illuminating a fascinating lesser-known chapter of Second World War history!
Bestselling author of The Rose Code
Another gem from one of my favourite historical fiction authors! Graham reveals our past—both the shame and the hope of it—in the truest possible light. In doing so, she offers promise that the future can be changed by the telling of such important stories. This novel is heartbreaking yet romantic, distressing yet charming—and perfect for fans of Joanna Goodman and Jennifer Robson!
Bestselling author of The Last Resort
In Letters Across The Sea, Genevieve Graham further cements her status as one of the preeminent writers of Canadian 20th century historical fiction by illuminating a dark and complex chapter in the nation’s past in the decade leading up to World War 2. With meticulous research and vivid prose and memorable characters, Graham demonstrates once more her unique ability to inspire, educate and entertain.
NYT Bestselling Author of The Woman With The Blue Star
Drawing on a dark, yet little-known chapter in Canada’s history, Graham paints a searing portrait of a childhood shattered by isolation and brutality. I was profoundly moved by this tale of courage, fortitude, and the heart’s ability to open again in the wake of great injustice. The Forgotten Home Child is a powerful and engrossing read, brimming on every page with both heartbreak and hope.
Bestselling author of The Girl They Left Behind
An epic tale of enduring love, loyalty and heroism, and a haunting portrayal of one of the most tragic yet overlooked battles of WWII, LETTERS ACROSS THE SEA has all the ingredients of a historical fiction masterpiece. Genevieve Graham has delivered once more a powerful, devastating, and ultimately redemptive story that stirs the heart in profound and lasting ways.
Internationally bestselling author of The Girl They Left Behind
Letters Across the Sea is a compelling story, meticulously researched and beautifully told—to the point that I was moved to tears on several occasions. Graham is a master storyteller with a gift to touch the heart. I’m so happy to have discovered her work.
Bestselling author of The Temptation of Gracie
Think Canadian history is boring? Genevieve Graham is determined to prove you wrong, one book at a time.
Taking inspiration from an old Maritime legend, Come from Away is gripping from its first page to last. Impossible to put down.