Born and raised on the Canadian prairies, Freda Jackson is the author of Searching for Billie, a novel set around the historical immigration of Canada's Home Children. Her writing has been published in the Edmonton Journal and Western Families. She is a member of the Historical Society of Alberta, the Edmonton & District Historical Society and the Writers Union of Canada. For a Modest Fee is her second novel. Please visit www.fredajackson.com.
Readers who enjoyed Jackson's 2007 debut, Searching for
Billie, will already have noted this author's eye for detail
and care and respect for history. These things contribute again to
making For A Modest Fee an enjoyable and illuminating read.
--January Magazine-- (09/29/2010)
Author Freda Jackson tells a good story. She skilfully works in many details about the practicalities and dangers of early pioneer life. --Donna Gamache, Prairie Fire Review of Books-- (11/15/2010)