The Lily and the Cross
introduction by Michael Peterman
Revenge, intrigue, and romance set against the background of 18th century Grand Pré and Louisbourg.
Intrigues from Old France haunt the lives of young lovers as they face revenge and death in this pre-Acadian Deportation novel that ranges from Boston to Grand Pré to Fortress Louisbourg. Published in Boston in 1874, The Lily and the Cross demonstrates New Brunswick-born James De Mille at his popular story-telling best.