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A Gypsy Engagement
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Part 2 of the 'Gypsy' trilogy, ‘A Gypsy Engagement’ continues the tumultuous romance and adventures of Giselle the ‘Trini’ and her Canadian boyfriend, Larry. Set against the backdrop of the world-class pro cycling circuit, the budding romance between Giselle and Larry results in a marriage proposal hindered by the struggles of maintaining a long distance relationship and an uncertain future.
Gypsies
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Gypsies is a novel about following your heart set in the world of competitive cycling. It's the story of Giselle, from Trinidad, who meets a group of freewheeling competitive 'gypsy' cyclists who are seeking success on the professional cycling circuit. She falls in love with one of them as the stakes rise until the final race, which will determine if they can stay together or must part forever
Johns Story: Part one
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
‘IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU’, is the title that my husband prefers; I like, ‘LEARNING TO LOVE’. It makes no difference though.
Discovered Courage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Tom and his friends never knew just how cruel Jimmy Barnes, the class bully, could be until he targets Tom’s favorite teacher, a First World War veteran. Trying to come to grips with what they witnessed causes Tom to explore his own family’s connection to World War One. But what Tom discovers is as shocking to him as Jimmy’s prank.
An Okanagan Messiah Cometh (Gilded Butterfly Book 1)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It’s the year 2050 and the 1% have won. Either you're a resource baron or you're a peasant worker slaving in the fields. However, hope for change still exists–and it will come from the most unlikely of places.
Unlocking Her History
Series: The Unlocking (Peachland) Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a robbery threatens the livelihood of Chloe Main, solving the case means she has to deal with hunky realist Detective Jas Stone who seems determined to be more to her than the investigator of the case. But the threat of more robberies might mask someone’s darker motive—one that hinges on the mysterious silver bracelet Chloe now wears. It may take more than Jas Stone to protect her from them.
The Crowning of Miss Mariposa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After countless years spent observing the goings-on in Stephen Leacock’s mythical town of Mariposa, Jim Foster felt it was time to set the record straight. Foster’s colourful storytelling takes readers on a riotous journey back to some of the most memorable events in Mariposa’s history, including run-ins with mobs of angry activists, bumbling bureaucrats and paranoid politicians.
King Kwong: Larry Kwong, the China Clipper Who Broke the NHL Colour Barrier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who broke the colour barrier in the NHL? A man whose professional hockey career statistics include leading the senior leagues for scoring and for low penalty minutes – and a single shift on the ice in an NHL game.
Lester B. Pearson
Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Canada’s 14th Prime Minister was a statement in contrasts. He was an academic, and an athlete. He was a politician who hated politics. He had powerful friends throughout the world – and he was an everyman who preferred the quiet solitude of home and hearth, and intimate gatherings with friends. He spoke with a lisp and favoured bow ties. And yet when he spoke, the entire world listened.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.