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Come What May
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Come What May, Book 2 of The Iceberg Trilogy, continues the story of the Daltons through their daughter, Gene. In 1951, seventeen-year old Gene travels north into the Canadian wilderness. There, she meets Sonny Marlow, a pilot not long returned from Europe. Drawn together by love but kept apart by fear, theirs is a tumultuous relationship that is as unpredictable as the woman Gene becomes.
Magdalena's Song
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The story of a village suddenly wakened from years of apathy and restraint. 1947, a year of transition, the war is over, the world has changed, people are restless, relationships are strained. Men have returned from the war physically and mentally exhausted. During thirteen days in the autumn of 1947, a mysterious Count proves there is common sense, integrity, and harmony in the midst of chaos.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Category: Plays » Canadian
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero and running warrior. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, in 1917, while running a message at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was only 29.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall
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Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?
The Last Time I Saw Jane
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Audrey is a journalist living in London. Anonymous in the city she has left her troubled past far behind in Canada. A passionate affair with Jack, and an intense new friendship with Shereen bring uncertainties and confusion and Audrey finds herself drawn into the dramatic story of James Douglas,19th Century pioneer and the first mixed race Governor of British Columbia.
My Father's Ears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey
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Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From rebel fighter to thoughtful teacher - the continuing story of the Irish family, the Traceys. This sequel to my first book, "A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey", is entitled, "From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey" and covers the period roughly 1840 to 1880. Michael Tracey followed a different path from his father. He was less of a fighter and more of a philosopher prone to depression.
The Banks of Newfoundland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel and Charlie, a pair of young men from Newfoundland, head off to fight in the Great War. Follow the exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment, and the impact that the war has on the lives of the young men who took up arms.
Temptation
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Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Etienne, Sieur de Berignac, and his young cousin and protégé Pierre, have tools, kettles and blankets to trade. It is the guns that are the most sought-after. A little brandy and some diplomacy will take them a long ways, but as Pierre discovers, the language barrier is a killer. A short story of Canada’s colourful and romantic past.
The Soldier's Mirror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A story of friendships forged in a time of crisis; of honour, and integrity. Set against the backdrop of the D-Day invasion of France, an old man’s dying confession reveals an intriguing tale of theft, unflagging loyalty, murder and soul-searching redemption. The unveiling of this family secret sparks a compelling quest as a dutiful son endeavors to complete his father’s final wish.
Seldom Come By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwrecked survivor, Samuel Dalton. Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonble father and the Great War that drags Samuel to the Western Front. As the war moves towards its final harrowing days they both discover tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path.
The Units
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Price: Free! Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Units is a fictional story about a psychology graduate student from Chicago who moves to small town Wainwright to take an internship at Wainwright Mental Institution (WMI). During her time in Wainwright she works at the hospital and, while she falls in love with her romantic interest, she uncovers wrongdoings within the institution.
Kicker's Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In 1899, Kicker works as a hostler and farrier at Grindleshire Academy for Young Ladies. When Kicker falls in love with teacher Madelyn, it radically alters the course of her tranquil life.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto
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Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Spring 1927. Godfrey and Antoinette are officially an item. That doesn't stop the suave and debonair Eddie Ryerson though. Back from Toronto for a visit, Eddie has his eye on the young women of Wainwright – and Antoinette is in his sights. Meanwhile, Antonia is having a real dilemma getting her choice of treasurer elected for the Wainwright Catholic Women's League and Isaac loses a dear friend.
February 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
World War 1, the draft, the vote for women, both caused Robert Borden, Prime Minister of Canada to go back on his word, to break his promises to avoid conscription and to legislate women’s suffrage. At this time the Canadian Parliament Buildings burned to the ground. There never has been an agreed upon, definitive cause to that fire though there is an official line. Here is what really happened.
Waiting for the Crest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 and represented by Durragraphix. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
2013 saw the once-in-a-lifetime flood of epic proportions in Calgary, Alberta Canada. The flooding occurred with a ‘perfect storm’ of events, which saw spring run off from the Rocky Mountains west of the city, coincide with heavy rains.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
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Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
Storyteller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A haunted busker weaves his way through grief. Short story.