Tourists is a satire. When the CIA wants to build a secret air strip in the bush north of Ottawa, a lobbyist is recruited to get the deal done. The plan is threatened by publicity generated by the Taylor brothers whose land is to be expropriated.
The CIA plans an alternative event in case of failure, in clandestine meetings held in a van driven on the Rideau Canal during Winterlude.
Published: March 15, 2009.
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Travel writer Karen Goa and her boat-builder husband Ken fled their native Saskatchewan’s bone-crackingly cold winters for balmy New Zealand in the 1980s. Twenty years on, the Canadian Kiwis rustle up a classic 1956 Chevy station wagon and set off across Canada on a road trip like no other.
An award-winning book for classic car and road trip fans. Print version contains 16 pages of color photos.
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil.
And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Will Frank is in need of a break from his hectic and stressful life. His idea of a vacation up in the untouched wilderness of Northern Canada seems like the perfect solution until the beast arrives. Over forty miles from the nearest town, Will must try his best to survive the terrifying attacks perpetuated by the beast on the campground where he is staying. A classic tale of terror.
In the late 1700's a collegemate of Thomas Jefferson (Jake) replaces some slaves and steals others away to Canada. They risk their lives and their reputations. A novel filled with warmth, love, concern for fellow man - along with adventure, excitement, love and romance.
After a failed marriage proposal, and an apathetic suicide attempt, Samuel Grant is looking for a reason to wake up in the morning. An ex-child star and the son of two famous celebrities, Samuel searches for an existence worth living while wandering through the surreal landscape of the entertainment industry.
This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest boys training establishment in England if not the world., and his first assignment to HMS Cockade in time to visit Australia for the opening of the 1956 Olympic games. One voyage not to be missed
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.