About the Book
Dot Scott has always been a story-teller. From the age of four she's was imagining princes and far-off lands. Now in her new book , following on "Girl in a Blue Bonnet, " she describes what life was like when Napoleon's wars with France ended and the British soldiers returned home, only to find massive unemployment. "Settlers in a Restless Land" describes the hopes and hardships of tens of thousands of people whose only option for a better life would be to emigrate to one of the British Colonies.