The greatest escape story of
North America is the tale of the secret
route from slavery in the U.S.
to freedom in Canada.


The extremes of Canadian weather --
from tornadoes to snowstorms --
in a country with vast geographical
and climatic variations. 

A thick layer of rumour, legend,
and hearsay surrounds the gruesome
saga of the Black Donnellys, now retold
in this page-turner of a crime biography!