The Night Hawk by Alice JonesThe Night Hawk by Alice Jones

The Night Hawk

byAlice JonesIntroduction and notes byGreg MarquisSeries edited byGwendolyn Davies

Paperback | November 5, 2001

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First published in 1901, The Night Hawk is a smouldering, romantic novel of passion and intrigue set in Paris, Halifax and the American Deep South.

Heroine Antoinette Castelle is a wealthy Southerner--beautiful, poised, intelligent and divorced. When the American Civil War breaks out she leaves Paris to support the Rebel cause, landing in Halifax where she acts as a spy. Posing as a refugee she enjoys the conviviality of the city's social elite and its British Garrison, all the while plotting to bring international aid to the Southern States.

The Night Hawk is a lush and exciting fictional portrait of Nova Scotia's nineteenth-century colonial elite.

A Formac Fiction Treasures series title.
Born in 1853, ALICE JONES, daughter of a prominent Halifax family, began her writing career with magazine articles and short stories while her father was lieutenant governor of the province. The success of her first novel and her second two years later launched her career as a leading Canadian writer of international bestsellers at th...
Title:The Night HawkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 5, 2001Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887805388

ISBN - 13:9780887805387


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"The Formac Fiction Treasures series emphasizes the formative role of Maritime writers in shaping international literary taste for historical romances during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries."