2016 - The Marriott Cell

Longlist, 2018 RBC Taylor Prize

Winner, Ontario Historical Society Huguenot Society of Canada Award for 2016

Finalist, 2017 BC Book Prizes Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Award

The Globe and Mail 100 Best Books of 2016

The Hill Times' List of the Best Books of 2016


2013 - Into the Abyss

Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction

Finalist, 2013 BC Book Prizes Herbert Evans Non-Fiction Award

National Bestseller
#1 Bestseller, The Edmonton Journal
Barnes & Noble Spring/Summer 2013 Discover Great New Writers selection Best book of the Month (May 2013)
Publisher's Weekly Best New Book of the Week
BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week