"This is a detailed, well-researched history that does not require the reader to have any prior knowledge of quarantine stations and their development. Quarantined will appeal to a popular audience as well as historians and maritime scholars."
—Amanda Lanum, The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord
"This engaging book provides both a history of the William Head Quarantine Station near Victoria, BC and an exploration of the practice of quarantine.”
—BC Books for BC Schools, 2014-15
"Sometimes grim, sometimes funny, and sometimes critical of the officials who shirked their duties, Johnson’s account brings a fascinating piece of history to vivid life."
—Nelle Oosterom, Canada's HistoryClick here for more
"Quarantined is rich in detail about the station, and includes the context that makes it relevant today, when its history is hidden behind prison walls."