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Fiction » Historical » Canada
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(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.
The Copper Shield by Stewart Nash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A 1779 discovery journey takes Captain Tristan Cárdenes, twenty-one soldiers, a friar, and eight horses, to the coast of British Columbia. Their charge: travel inland for forty days and determine occupation of indigenous peoples, their numbers, strengths and wealth, and claim the land for Spain. A shipwreck leaves Cárdenes, three men, and three horses stranded. Now they must find a way back home.
Wild Bay by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 12 · Fiction History, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All is not as it seems to be!!! Wild Bay is a novel of historical fiction based on unique first-hand experience in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada that offers great lessons in how you can come to terms with something that really bothers you whilst simultaneously gaining great personal satisfaction and benefits along the way.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan} by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
Le Point de Non Retour (The Point of No Return) by Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tale of brave French settlers who risked all to find a home in the wilds of Canada. History begins with their many adventures. 400 years ago Samuel Champlain and company battle nature and the politics of the era to pursue their dream.
“Le Point de non Retour” (The Point of No Return ) by Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Such amazing adventures could only be true. This is the tale of brave French settlers who risked all they knew to sail beyond the horizon in sharing a common dream of settling in the new world. Follow Louis Hebert and Champlain as they encounter one event after another in preventing this common dream and learn what they did to conquer it.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories by M. L. Poncelet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.
The Colquhouns in Canada by Evelyn Dreiling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This historical fiction novel follows the ancient Scottish Clan Colquhoun from the time the first transported prisoner, William Cahoone, landed in New England in 1650. It follows the experiences of William in Massachussetts, and further generations of Cohoons who moved to Nova Scotia, Canada, then on to Ontario and Quebec. It is a fascinating story, all thoroughly researched and authentic.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay by Tim Povhe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Eleanor Merryweather, an immortal witch, is drawn to an isolated island in coastal Nova Scotia. Troubled by events in her past, she becomes obsessed with Oak Island, its hidden treasure and the many mysterious, dark secrets concealed there.
Rachael's Legacy by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Godfrey: Book Two by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
True Gold by M. M. Justus
Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Stowaway. When Karin Myre, a Norwegian seamstress's assistant, catches the excitement of the Klondike Gold Rush, she decides to head north, but how? Impulsively, she sneaks on board one of the ships in Seattle's harbor only to find herself trapped in the hold. But her rescue from the captain and a fate worse than death by a determined young prospector begins her honest search for true gold.
What Lies Behind by Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
Canada Died? by Piso Mojado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
I was one of the people who used those Canadian slugs as currency for years before I realized one day that they weren't American nickels. They look and feel like American nickels, but then I read the inscription on one of them: "Canada, 1867-2008". I was shocked and deeply saddened.
Moonrakers at Peace and War by Brooke Broadbent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Olivier de la Beauregard by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Françoise, an only child, in the 1660's, finds love with Olivier,whose promise to wed her on completion of his military tour does not occur. She seeks to find him in New France, relying upon the King's girls program to pay her passage and dowry. She must marry within three months. Pierre Baudin, contrary to the law prohibiting Huguenots coming, meets her there. He had snuck him into the colony.
Godfrey: Book One by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
Anne of Green Gables - The Official Movie Adaptation by Kevin Sullivan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The little redheaded girl with the big imagination - and an even bigger heart - arrives in sedate Avonlea and the misadventures begin!
Moonlit Days and Nights by D.H. Toole
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
The Good Servant by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Kingston, Canada. 1842. The Good Servant tells the tale of the Hutchinson's, a prominent English family, and Ernest Caldwell, the man who serves them. The Hutchinson's spectacular fall from grace, coupled with the riveting and suspenseful drama of the daily goings-on of their househould make this historical thriller a fast-paced and exciting read that will keep you captivated until the very end.