Trudy J. Morgan-Cole

Trudy J. Morgan-Cole is a writer and teacher in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Her historical novels include By the Rivers of Brooklyn, That Forgetful Shore, A Sudden Sun, and Most Anything You Please. At her day job, she teaches English and social studies to adult learners. She is married and is the mom of two young adults. Trudy’s passion is uncovering and re-imagining the untold stories of women in history.

  • A Roll of the Bones

    In 1610, John Guy established a small colony in Cupids, Newfoundland, on the very edge of a world unknown to Europeans. Two years later, he brought a shipment of supplies to his all-male settlement: 70 goats, 10...

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  • Most Anything You Please

    For decades, the Holloways have operated a convenience store in the working-class neighborhood of Rabbittown in St. John’s, and every customer has a story. In a vibrant, contemporary family saga, filled with idiosyncratic...

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  • A Sudden Sun

    When a devastating fire sweeps through St. John’s, Newfoundland, in the summer of 1892, nineteen-year-old Lily Hunt hopes it’s the beginning of a new life that will transform her from a dutiful daughter to...

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  • That Forgetful Shore

    Inspired by postcards found in a 150-year-old house in Coley's Point. Triffie and Kit are closer than sisters. But for two girls growing up in a tiny outport community at the dawn of the twentieth century, having...

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  • By the Rivers of Brooklyn

    In the 1920s, Jim, Bert and Rose Evans all move from Newfoundland to Brooklyn, New York, in search of work and a better life, leaving their sister Annie back home in St. John’s. By the Rivers of Brooklyn traces...

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