Category Archives: Book Club

Goward House Book Club

The Chief Factor’s Daughter was October’s read for the book club at Goward House. A former home, this beautiful 1908 heritage site was converted to an activity centre and arts venue. I welcome invitations to attend book club meetings and discuss this historical novel with readers. Gazette newsletter, p. 2.

RBC Museum Golden Reads Book Club

In partnership with the Greater Victoria Public Library, the Royal BC Museum is hosting a Golden Reads Book Club to further explore their Gold Rush exhibit this summer. The Chief Factor’s Daughter is August’s Book of the Month. Readers from around the world are welcome to join in through GoodReads “RBCM Golden Reads” group. A […]

Newcomers meeting at Point Ellice House

This month the Victoria Newcomers’ Heritage Club meets at Point Ellice House, to discuss the connections of this National Heritage Site with characters of The Chief Factor’s Daughter. I look forward to meeting the club after they tour the house and gardens, a rare example of local Victorian history. This is an ongoing opportunity for […]

Book Club Meeting, April 15th

Next week I’ll be meeting another book club who are reading The Chief Factor’s Daughter. It’s always interesting to hear questions and feedback directly from readers — what touched them, who they wanted to learn more about, and sometimes, who they didn’t like.

Author Interview and Book Club Questions

Reader resources, including an author interview and discussion questions for book clubs:

Book Club meeting November 2nd

Looking forward to attending a book club dinner meeting, and discussing The Chief Factor’s Daughter  with readers in an informal setting.

The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club reads The Chief Factor’s Daughter

The Victoria Lawn Bowling “Book Club With a Difference” chose The Chief Factor’s Daughter for its winter activity.  Photo posted of the author and some of the members at their October meeting in historic Beacon Hill Park.

Book Club Meeting at Point Ellice House, April 25th

Meeting with the Saanich Newcomers’ Club at this National Heritage Site, to discuss the eventful early history of Point Ellice House and its connections to the Work family portrayed in The Chief Factor’s Daughter.  This is an ongoing opportunity for Book Clubs; scheduling is flexible.  For further details, please use the Contact Form above or […]

Book Club meeting at Point Ellice House, January 16th

Meeting with the Victoria Women’s Newcomers group, to discuss the early history of the House and its connections to The Chief Factor’s Daughter.  From the Activities Report of the VWNC’s February newsletter: On January 16th several VWNC members took part in a very interesting tour of Point Ellice House followed by tea with Vanessa Winn, […]

Book Club Meeting, at Point Ellice House, September 26th

Delighted to be discussing The Chief Factor’s Daughter, and its connections to Point Ellice House, at this national heritage site.