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Reviews, News and Interviews


"Morgan-Cole's research ... is nothing short of remarkable," James M. Fisher, The Miramichi Reader, December 2023.

"Newfoundland women tackle a Company of Rogues to end Cupids Trilogy," Naomi MacKinnon, Atlantic Books Today, December 1, 2023.

Radio interview: Writers Round Table, The Signal, CBC St. John's, December 1, 2023.

Video interview with Kathryn Taylor, "Let's Get Writing," October 2023

"Morgan-Cole weaves fiction and history in latest Cupids Trilogy installment." Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, January 22, 2022.

"Why Trudy J. Morgan-Cole explored the experiences of female colonists in the 17th century." CBC The Next Chapter, May 16, 2020.

"Morgan-Cole Ups Her Game Again with A Roll of the Bones." Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, January 9, 2020.

"A Roll of the Bones is a flawless model of historical fiction." James M. Fisher, The Miramichi Reader, December 2019.

"Trudy Morgan-Cole Wins NL Reads 2019." CBC NL, March 2019.

"Why a Rabbittown Corner Store Tells More Than Just a Family's Tale." Sarah Smellie, CBC NL, November 2018.

Author to Author: Michelle Butler Hallett interviews Trudy Morgan-Cole. Atlantic Books Today, January 2018.

"Most Anything You Please is one of those novels you cannot say enough good things about," The Miramichi Reader, January 2018.

"A joy to read," Consumed by Ink, February 2018.

"Supple, authentic historical humour," Joan Sullivan in The Telegram, March 2018.

"Most Anything You Please is ... for any person who has a knowing smile established with the clerk at the local corner store," Wendy Rose, The Newfoundland Herald, September 2017.

Interview with Todd O'Brien of CBC's On the Go, December 6, 2017.

"A Sudden Sun inspired by the suffragist movement of our province's past,"

Kerri Cull, The Overcast, St. John's, October 2014


"A Sudden Sun is engaging historical fiction .... Once again Morgan-Cole has produced a solid, engrossing read."

Joan Sullivan, The Telegram, St. John's, November 2014


"As the narrative slowly builds to a[n] ... emotional conclusion, te spark that fires the soul of both women remains – and it’s that spark that keeps the reader invested in the characters."

Cara Smusiak, Quill and Quire, November 2014


"Trudy J Morgan-Cole's most recent novel, A Sudden Sun is not one to be missed....A Sudden Sun makes the perfect gift for any Newfoundland history enthusiast, mother, daughter or feminist on your list." 

Wendy Rose, The Newfoundland Herald, St. John's, December 2014


"Trudy Morgan-Cole is building a reputation as a writer of compelling fiction, and A Sudden Sun ... can do nothing but enhance that reputation. Against a backdrop of Newfoundland history that includes the St. John's fire of 1892, William Coaker's Port Union, the women's suffrage movement and Wilfred Grenfell's work on the Great Northern Peninsula and in Labrador, she has crafted a multi-generational story of romance, tragedy, joy and loss." (Review not available online)

Jean Graham, The Northeast Avalon Times, October 2014


"20 Questions with Trudy Morgan-Cole," 

Josh Pennell, The Telegram, St. John's, February 2014 


That Forgetful Shore was the winner of the 2012 Heritage and History book award


"Forgetful Shore a study of friendship over decades,"

Megan Power, Halifax Chronicle-Herald January 15, 2012.


"Newfoundland's New York Connection."

Review of By the Rivers of Brooklyn

Sharon Hunt, Halifax Chronicle-Herald August 23, 2009.


For links to many, many more reviews and interviews, check out the Press page on my old website.

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