Best Halifax Stories

Hangings, Explosions, Tunnels, Romance, Riots and More!

by Dianne Marshall

Anyone who's enjoyed hearing stories about Halifax's colourful past will want to dive into this fun and fascinating collection of stories and photographs!

Author Dianne Marshall draws on Halifax's rich history to recount stories about the city's people and places. Along with the high points of the city's past, she recalls murders, scandals and a wide range of colourful characters that give Halifax its reputation as a spirited town -- in more ways than one!

With full-colour photographs of the locations these stories are linked to, this is an entertaining read that residents and visitors will enjoy. It's a great followup to Dianne's last book, the bestseller True Stories of Nova Scotia's Past.

About the Author

Local popular historian Dianne Marshall's previous books about Nova Scotia's history have won her positive reviews as well as award nominations. Her bestselling Heroes of the Acadian Resistance was nominated for the 2012 Dartmouth Book Award. Her most recent book, True Stories from Nova Scotia's Past, continues to be a bestseller since its publication in September 2012, and has been reprinted several times. She appears regularly on CBC Radio's Information Morning, entertaining listeners with little known stories from Nova Scotia's history.

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