Corinne Jeffery

  • Author
  • Novelist
  • Canadian

corinne Jeffery is the author of the bestselling Canadian historical fiction trilogy Understanding Ursula with titles Arriving: 1909–1919, Thriving: 1920–1939, and Choosing: 1940–1989. A graduate of the Brandon General Hospital School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Manitoba, she is a former educator with Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. After many years in Winnipeg, she moved to St. Albert, Alberta, where she has been a longtime resident with her husband and family. She is also the author of Lords and Lepers, an intriguing coming of age novel set in the Canadian prairies. The Reluctant Author is her fifth novel.

The Understanding Ursula Trilogy

Find out how the Werners will fare on the harsh Canadian prairies amidst family drama, a changing world and the wrath of Mother Nature.

We are proud to announce that to date, Corinne has sold over 17,000 copies of her books! Find out why people are so captivated by her engaging Canadian trilogy.

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[It’s] “…dynamic in that almost every chapter has a new plot so one has to read on to see what unfolds…your characters are so technicolor awful, saintly  or just other, that I have to shake my head at the vividness of it all.”

Corinne Jeffery

  • Author
  • Novelist
  • Canadian

corinne Jeffery is the author of the bestselling Canadian historical fiction trilogy Understanding Ursula with titles Arriving: 1909–1919, Thriving: 1920–1939, and Choosing: 1940–1989. A graduate of the Brandon General Hospital School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Manitoba, she is a former educator with Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. After many years in Winnipeg, she moved to St. Albert, Alberta, where she has been a long-time resident with her husband and family. Lords and Lepers is her fourth novel.

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Arriving: 1909–1919

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Engaging, enveloping, and emotional, Arriving: 1909–1919 is the first book in the Understanding Ursula series, which chronicles eighty years of Canadian history through the eyes of the Werners, a family of German Lutheran pacifists who fled Russia to pioneer the windswept Saskatchewan prairie. Get a sneak peek

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Thriving: 1920–1939

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In the second book of Corinne Jeffery’s Understanding Ursula trilogy, Gustav Werner resumes his insatiable quest to acquire more prime farmland. No one is more surprised than he when his hand is forced and his future reshaped. Will he be able to overcome steadily deepening sorrow, increasing family troubles, and Mother Nature? Get a sneak peek!

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Choosing: 1940–1989

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Choosing, book three of Corinne Jeffery’s Understanding Ursula series, concludes the heart-wrenching story of five generations of the controversial and secretive Warner family. Become reunited with Amelia and Gustav, meet their many descendants, and follow them across the Canadian prairies from Saskatchewan to Manitoba and finally to Alberta. Get a sneak peek!

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Lords and Lepers

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Six-year-old Francine Stonehenge lives with her parents near the ocean in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island when the unthinkable happens: both her parents drown. Her aging uncles, whom she has never met, take her by bus, ferry, and train to live with them on their sheep farm in Manitoba. As she settles into her new home, Francine remains traumatized by the death of her parents, for which she feels responsible. Even the pristine peace and stillness of the prairies doesn’t keep her recurring nightmares at bay. With the loving support of her uncles and new stepmother, Francine builds friendships and before long, becomes one of a foursome with Cassandra Jamison, Jessica Yang, and Hope Harding. This epic prairie saga tells stories of bullying, elopement, prodigious talent, fraudulent greed, heartbreak, death, joy, and deep love.

As the girls lose their innocence and mature into young women, they forge lifelong friendships; share the pinnacles of success; the depths of despair; and, experience how all too often people are valued for what they have or what they do, rather than for who they are.

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