Suzanne Desrochers grew up in the French-Canadian village of Lafontaine on the shores of Georgian
Bay, Ontario. Now based in Toronto, she is currently writing a Ph.D. thesis at
King's College, London, comparing the migration of French and British women to
North America in the early modern period. She has lived in Paris and Tokyo and
travelled extensively throughout Asia. Her travel writing has appeared in
Toronto's Now Magazine, and she has presented her history
papers at academic conferences and seminars. Bride of New France
is her first novel.