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The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
By Michael W Pieri
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
By Evelyn Dreiling
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
By Sherry Isaac
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.
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice
By Bob McCarthy
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Of 58 women condemned to death since Confederation, only 11 were executed. Only one of those hanged, Elizabeth Workman, received a recommendation of clemency from the jury involved. Unanswered to this date is the question of why Elizabeth Workman remains as the sole exception to the acceptance of the recommendation for mercy in the case of women sentenced to execution here in Canada.
Black Snow: A Novel Of The Halifax Explosion
By Jon Tattrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Black Snow is a passionate love story set in the 1917 Halifax Explosion. It follows Tommy Joyce, a soldier just back from the brutal trenches of Europe's Great War, in his search for his wife Evie after a massive explosion destroys their city. She is missing in the rubble - and missing with her is their unborn child and the explosive secret that could destroy their lives.
The Shiny House
By Trevor Mountney
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After a school field trip to Cannington Manor Historic Park, Tom and Ella embark on their own field trip to discover the history of the Humphrys/Hewlett house. They uncover what appears to be a treasure hunt left by one of the house's former occupants and find themselves having to protect the house and their research from some mischievous classmates.
Allies: The Trial
By Wolf Riedel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When the Taliban kidnap a team of archaeologists in Afghanistan, Colonels Phil Sambrook and Kurt Richter lead a task force of American, Canadian and Australian special forces to their rescue. The mission leads them to a court martial and a terrorist attack in Australia The novel explores the make-up and personality of its principal characters; both military and civilian and their opponents.
Adelphos
By Anthony Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in 1962-3 against the background of an upbringing spanning the North Atlantic, Adelphos is the story of Beccles Ede in his final-year of General Arts at university in Montreal, Canada. Fuelled by a potent cocktail of dark fraternity politics and a first freefall into love and sex, Beccles’ last months as a student turn increasingly turbulent. Will they end in tragedy?....
The Postcard Photographer
By Dan Propp
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The Postcard Photographer takes the reader on a leisurely walk back to the 1960s, the years of Viet Nam, soul-searching, the sudden and sad ending of the Kennedy era, the peace marches and the fold music that stirred the hearts of a generation. Bonus book included: "The Kid From A Mill Town"
In the Arms of the Goddess
By Christine Varley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In the Arms of the Goddess is a story of history, secrecy, love and witchcraft. It is the story of Mia Wilde: a brilliant artist with a brilliant career that she has sabotaged with her spiralling faith in humanity and the loss of her own faith in the power of the Earth, the power of magic.
The White Passage
By Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 164,950. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sent away to recover from the horrors of putting down civilian insurrection, Kate Allen’s journey takes her far beyond the limits of the future into the distant past where her fate seems inexplicably entangled with that of the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition.
Sluicebox Series Volume 1 Issue 1
By M. L. Poncelet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Sluicebox Series is a collection of interesting facts and entertaining fiction about the Fraser River Gold Rush and the Cariboo Gold Rush of the 1800s in British Columbia. Read how Francis Jones Barnard’s express company grew from just a two-horse wagon to a fleet of stagecoaches. Issue one includes BX Holdup,a mystery about a stagecoach robbery during the summer of 1865.
Godfrey: Book Four
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Last Assault on Oak Island
By Jenn Rekka
Series: Rediscovered, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Echo Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
For 200 years Oak Island kept its secret of the Money Pit. When a museum curator and his assistant decipher a British admiral’s diary, the treasure hunt takes a new turn. Dr. Sheldon and his student assistant Lauren search for the real source of the alleged pirate treasure that has eluded treasure hunters for decades.
The Gold Watch
By Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
The Crater Mountain Sasquatch Legend
By Robert A. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
High upon the peek of Crater Mountain lives a Legend. As the accounts by many eye witnesses have told, something lives in the wild. Something large and hairy, walking on two legs like a man, but definitely not a man but a savage creature… A Sasquatch. Re-trace the steps of one of history’s mightiest legends, the Sasquatch.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
By William Wresch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
By William Wresch
Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Godfrey: Book Three
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Lily's Story
By Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,950. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.