Books tagged: alberta

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Memoirs of a Reluctant Archaeologist: A novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Elise Marquette likes dead people, but digging up the dead doesn't pay. Consulting Archaeology does. Consulting Archaeology also offers many other benefits: dealing with clients who don’t understand that you can’t dig frozen ground, assistants who would rather talk about their sex lives than dig an excavation, and landowners who would rather shoot than talk. Eat your heart out, Indiana Jones!
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, North West Territories, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf's Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands' adventures during his 18 years piloting helicopters. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the Canadian-built CF-100 all-weather fighter, before leaving the RCAF to fly helicopters for charter companies. He lives in Victoria, BC.
Birthmark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Marked by the secrecy of her birth, Netalie assumes that finding her birth mom will answer all her questions about who she is. But Netalie’s search doesn’t lead to her mother. Instead, she finds a grandfather who wants to atone for past mistakes and a boy who knows things he can’t possibly know. As her fantasies unravel and strange events threaten her, the secret she attempted to bury emerges.
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
A Dog In A Trap
Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Fort Saskatchewan Elementary School. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Malyna finds a dog in a trap. Her horses’ get bad colic and nitrate poisoning. Then Malyna’s brother’s horse dies. She then goes to a trial, burial and a birthday party to find out why these things were happening, and who was causing them.
Godfrey: Book One
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.
REX-34-Metal Messiah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
Could machines feel? If so, would we as a race be willing to see them as equals? Would the moral majority persecute them, hunt them and degrade them as they struggled for basic human rights? Could a machine, struggling to understand emotional intelligence, fall in love with a human? Could she love it back?
Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero
Series: Mik Murdoch Adventures, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A delightful and truly Canadian tale of a 12 year old boy's quest to protect his prairie town of Cranberry Flats, and in his search to acquire super-powers finds the most awesome power of all lies within his own inherent integrity.
Godfrey: Book Two
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.
She Rode Regardless
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Twenty-six year old Clarissa Richardson is not a paragon of virtue. Self-involved, cynical, and occasionally outrageous, the recent university graduate is smarting from a sordid summer break-up. Looking for solace, she rides her prized Italian motorcycle into the Canadian Rockies where she finds her peak-bagging introspection interrupted causing her to become tempter and tempted both.