Once again, Kathleen Dalzell has captured the mystery and the adventure of the Queen Charlotte Islands. In this, her third book on the islands, Dalzell focuses on her parents, free-spirited pioneers who risked everything to settle on the islands they loved. The result is a story that is both fascinating and informative, a look at history from the inside out.
This very personal account of the Queen Charlotte Islands shows Kathleen Dalzell at her story-telling best. Just as intriguing as the island landscape are the people who ventured into this desolate region and, against all odds, built their homes and their lives. Dalzell manages to capture the spirit of these people while combining historical detail with an uplifting and engrossing story. This is a book that is as entertaining as it is enlightening.