This fusion of fact and fiction brings authenticity to a little known facet of Canadian history.
In September,1939, a modest country with limited resources or military tradition signs up for world war.
Frances McFadden finds herself propelled into the top echelon at the Bank of Canada as it faces the crushing weight of financing the conflict.
Marginalized as a female, Frances struggles to support a desperate cause with the help of a curious raft of characters. Her love life is compromised by covert duties that the Official Secrets Act prevents her from sharing.
On June 20, 1940, as France falls, a warship arrives in Halifax harbour with three hundred million in French gold that the
Bank of Canada has promised to safeguard. But…
ISBN: 978-1-77257-111-0 (PB)