A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Susan Taylor Meehan now lives and writes in Ottawa, Ontario, cheerfully encouraged by her husband, Ralph, her daughter, Amanda, and her stepson, Phil. As an air force brat, Susan grew up in a variety of places, including France, the United States (Washington State and Colorado), and Canada (Ottawa, Comox, and North Bay). She is an alumna of both the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (Radio and TV Arts) and Carleton University (history). She has spent most of
her career as a writer for the Canadian International Development Agency and continues to nurture an abiding interest in all things related to international development co-operation. However, her first love is history, and this book is the first in a series of stories that follows a small group of Canadians as their lives intersect with the major events of their times.