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Fiction » Historical » Canada
The Traveller's Cage by Andrew Cupar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1865, William Penderton escapes from London’s Millbank Prison. But can he escape from the prison inside him? His past, his family, his character – these are the challenges on his path to self-discovery. A steamship journey across the Atlantic lets him leave his secrets behind, but will a new life in Canada actually deliver the freedom he seeks?
Forgotten Secrets by Wesbrook Bay Books
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Three friends find deep and divisive secrets when researching for a World War II Grade 9 project -- a massacre of Royal Winnipeg Rifles that no Nazis were punished for; Nazi looting; a family's incredible escape to Canada. Canada's shameful refusal to accept Jewish refugees in the 1940s is still a forgotten secret and maybe one we should understand because of the plight of refugees worldwide.
From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden by Jean Jardine Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the death of their mother in a nineteenth century London slum, the Denton children are separated. The younger two are adopted by their uncle, who takes the older brother and sister to Annie Macpherson's House of Industry in Spitalfields. Tom and Annie go to Canada with one of the first parties of immigrant children destined to work on the farms of the new Dominion.
Daughter of Conflict by Jennifer DeBruin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Isolated on the frontier of colonial Deerfield, Massachusetts, Sarah yearns to know what lies beyond the distant hills - beyond her strict Puritan life. What does not know is that her family lies dangerously exposed to those with ambitions to rid the land of the English. Lurking amidst the majestic beauty, their enemies, the French and their Native allies, await the opportunity to strike.
The Queen of Unforgetting by Sylvia Maultash Warsh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Mel Montrose is a beautiful blonde grad student with a secret. Two secrets. We only know what she wants us to know. Until she is forced to run from an obsessed admirer into the arms of her family whom she has been avoiding. Then the first secret is revealed and we understand some of her motives. The second secret involves the admirer and his role in her evolving literary career.
Princes in the Wilderness by Patricia Watson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
After defeating Napoleon in 1815, Britain’s population exploded. The Industrial Revolution had mechanized industry and agriculture. In the small village of Settrington, Yorkshire, Thomas Dale a young thirteen year old farmer, his brothers John, George, and their sister Hannah and her husband William saw little future in their homeland.
No Hero by Zach Neal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It was the Second Battle of Ypres. They gave him the Military medal and called him a hero. He was just one of the ones that survived the first gas attack in history. A short story of the Great War.
Episode 9 - Calum's Justice by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 9. Calum’s Justice A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The storekeeper has murdered Magdalene’s little brother, Robbie, out of spite and Calum sets out to bring him to justice – frontier style. He knows there are men waiting for him at the trading post. He has never run from a fight and won’t run now. Before the night is over, either the murderer or Calum will be dead.
Isobel: A Romance of the Northern Trail by James Oliver Curwood
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Canada
O'Ronin Rye always brings you the very latest in yesterday’s Westerns. William MacVeigh, a jilted Mountie, nurses a broken heart while maintaining law and order in the frozen north. While his Mountie cabin-mate is pining for his woman and quite literally dying of loneliness. For many long, dark months, they have had only each other for company, and one of them may not make it until the thaw.
Fairy Dust by Mingus Casey
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A boy struggles to escape an orphanage where fantastic, surreal and evil things happen. Based loosely on mind control experiments conducted in Canada in the 1950's, disguised as foreign medical aid.
Muggins Rules by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
The Buxton Chronicles by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The complete boxed set of all three novellas in the Buxton Chronicles. Cold Gold, On Borrowed Time and Shell Shocked. The story of Lord Randoph Buxton and his wife Lady Serena Buxton.
Episode 7 - Calum's War by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 7. Calum’s War A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The predators are gathering! As Calum, Big John, and Magdalene head north on the stolen mail coach, Colonel Dutronc springs his trap. And at last Jacob Metzger sees his chance to kill Calum and return to England, back to his killing spree. The odds against our heroes are stacked higher than ever before.
A Walk with Mary by Jennifer DeBruin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in one of Canada’s most historic regions, in a time of stoicism, we find that as Mary’s long-repressed spirit begins to re-emerge, Alzheimer’s is washing away her memories, just as the waters washed away her beloved village. Her granddaughter, Eliza, realizes if anyone is to ever truly know who she is, her story needs to be told.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
Minor Corruption by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.