H. Ann Ackroyd is the critically acclaimed author of Slaves, Masters and Traders: Historical Fiction, Across the Rift: World War Two Novel in Rhythmic Prose (Colonial Historical Fiction Series) and Colonial Adventure and Other Stories.
She was born and raised in southern Africa. She is of British and Austrian parentage and has family in Britain, Europe and Africa with whom she keeps in touch and on whose experiences she draws, along with her own, in Colonial Adventures and Other Stories and Across the Rift. She was trained at the University of Vienna, Austria, as a translator: main languages English and German, also Spanish and Portuguese. She has lived in Africa, Europe, Brazil and now lives in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
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