Barbara Nattress is the author of Dreams in the Mist and the sequel Hannah’s Search. Both are set in the 1812 time period. Her first book, Dreams in the Mist was awarded The Trafford Publishing Gold Seal of Excellence. She was recognized as a Campus Author by the University of Guelph for both Dreams in the Mist and Hannah’s Search. The author enjoys writing about the Loyalists who helped settle Upper and Lower Canada. Their beliefs, struggles and successes formed the basis for the political and cultural values that our country enjoys today.