About Susan Raby-Dunne
Susan Raby-Dunne is the author of Bonfire – The Chestnut Gentleman, the mostly true story of Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae and his horse, Bonfire during WWI. Her second book, Hope in the Colour of Orange: Dutch Civilian Memories of War and Liberation, was a collaboration by her writers group, MMWG (Monday Morning Writers Group). Susan started MMWG, a diverse group of writers who have been meeting every Monday in Turner Valley, Alberta for 8 years. “Hope” is a collection of 25 powerful stories by Dutch Canadians who were teens during WWII. Her first book, Rest Your Head on the Wind, is an eclectic memoir of life by motorcycle for most of the last 37 years.
The Brooding Soldier and its Creator – Told with new information and rare or previously unknown photographs, this is the story of the sculptor/veteran and one of the most beloved monuments on the Western Front, the Brooding Soldier of St.Julien, Belgium.
Bonfire – The Chestnut Gentleman is the essential, true story behind the poem, In Flanders Fields, as told by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae’s war horse, Bonfire.
John McCrae – Beyond Flanders Fields ©2016 is a new, non-fiction biography; a surprising and intimate look at the complex healer/soldier, published by Heritage House. This book is presently nominated for the 2018 Golden Oak Award.