Quietly My Captain Waits

by Evelyn Eaton

series editor Gwendolyn Davies

Quietly My Captain Waits is a thrilling novel of two lovers whose fates are sealed by the fateful clash of Empire in early eighteenth-century Acadia.
Quietly My Captain Waits is a thrilling novel of two lovers whose fates are sealed by the fateful clash of Empire in early eighteenth-century Acadia.
This historical romance is based on the real-life love of two bold residents of New France--the fiery Louise de Freneuse, married and widowed twice, and Pierre de Bonaventure, Captain in the French Navy. Their doomed relationship helps them endure the day-to-day struggles in the besieged frontier settlement of Port Royal.
Quietly My Captain Waits sees beyond the cold facts of history into the hearts of Acadian settlers, government officials and Native allies.
A Formac Fiction Treasures series title.

About the Author

Evelyn Eaton

EVELYN EATON was born in Switzerland in 1902 and educated in Canada and England. Perpetually rebellious and unconventional, she wrote many novels, many with themes drawing on Nova Scotian history.

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"In reissuing an affordable edition of Quietly My Captain Waits, Formac has preformed the extremely valuable service of reintroducing Canadians to an entertaining novel and intriguing writer."
Canadian Literature

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