19th century Canadian port town comes to life in Jean Lucas’ 2007 historical novel

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Author announces the release of ‘The Pictou Triangle’

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Lucas hopes her book gives readers a new understanding on the development of the New World. “It is easy reading,” she explains. “It includes some romance for women to enjoy, some excitement and tension to attract men and boys.

In “The Pictou Triangle” (published by Trafford Publishing), Jean Lucas’ 2007 historical novel, readers are taken back in time to Pictou, a small, backwater town in Canada that, at one time in history, was a busy timber and immigration port and part of a smuggling route involving the West Indies and Scotland.

Set in the early 19th century, “The Pictou Triangle” traces the life stories of two young men, Robert Thompson and Angus Ritchie, who are first and second generation immigrants to the New World. Robert and Angus are both parted from their families until they re-discover them again. Historically accurate, the story is woven into the emerging society, but murder, smuggling and retribution provide excitement, and the fictional development of the story adds romance.

An excerpt from “The Pictou Triangle”:

“It proved a fateful evening. Hostess of the event for some dozen people was the Judge’s daughter, Delia. William was immediately bowled over and utterly captivated by her charm, grace and beauty. Delia moved easily among the assembling guests, greeting them warmly and chatting vivaciously. William felt tongue-tied in her presence. She was quite the most beautiful female he had ever encountered.”

Lucas hopes her book gives readers a new understanding on the development of the New World. “It is easy reading,” she explains. “It includes some romance for women to enjoy, some excitement and tension to attract men and boys. The truth of the historical setting will appeal to children – it is history made easy.”

“The Pictou Triangle”
By Jean Lucas
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781425120795
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jean Lucas has spent all her working life in Wandsworth (South London) Conservative politics. She lives and writes in Stone, England. She is also the author of “An Edinburgh Lady.”

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.
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