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Where the River Splits
You set the price! Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Relationship suspense for wilderness lovers. David and Susan Brooks canoe white water trying to save their marriage. The canoe capsizes and strands them on opposite sides, believing the other dead. David discovers his wife has survived. Satisfied she is okay, he decides not to reveal himself. As Susan copes with his "death," David begins a new life. But can he start over?
Bike Sexy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Poems about women who rode bicycles. Eleven poems inspired by eleven women, countless bicycles and the men who orbited them, all in various states of disrepair. A car, you see, is murder, but a bicycle is a love affair....
Farther Up the Main
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Coastal British Columbia from Jervis Inlet to Desolation Sound serves as the backdrop for stories of quadding, hiking, and survival. Tales from remote areas where people are isolated from the bustle of the surrounding world. Stories for the stout of heart and those who crave wilderness adventure. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Main.'
Race for a Treasure
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Whitlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Acquiring the 1810 diary of a British sea captain, his family decide to research and then search for the long-missing Spanish treasure ship he said he was responsible for sinking off Canada's westcoast. What awaits his family is an unimaginable adventure of intrigue as Spanish agents follow, hot on their heels through four countries, which no one could have anticipated!
Mary Waboss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When it came to advising Mary Waboss how to find a better life no one was shy in telling her what she had to do. Mary listened and believed and dreamed. Even when they said to leave the small children on the reserve and escape with just Peter to the city, she still listened like a good soldier following orders. But what they didn't tell her was that they couldn't guarantee happiness.
The Peel Incident
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,940. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
They called him a pirate—he called himself a liberator. To the Americans he was a hero—to the English and Canadians he was an outlaw. He used his own sons and daughter to attack and burn their large passenger ship operating on the St. Lawrence River and supported the ragtag army of discontents that attempted to invade the Canadians. No one but his daughter could rein him in.
The First People of Canada
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
First People of Canada explores cultures of the Micmac, Huron, Blackfoot, Haida, and Inuit peoples before European contact. Each chapter describes the unique cultural characteristics of a people and a nearly extinct way of life. Perhaps by understanding these ancient societies we can learn to appreciate how humans today change their environment and rediscover ways to live in harmony with nature.
The Confederacy of Heaven
Price: Free! Words: 90,950. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
There has been no rain for two hundred years. Nasan Rattlingbones has been exiled from her clan and left to fend for herself in the waste. She discovers she may be at the heart of a heavenly conspiracy involving the curse on her world.
Jacob's Tails . . . (Back-to-the-Land)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Jacob's Tails"-a collection of stories with over 50 photographs highlighting the adventures of Jacob (the eldest dog)and his humans, Lynne and Fred over seven years going back-to-the-land in the 60s and 70s. Armed with how-to books and little experience: they had chickens that wouldn't lay; a goat that wouldn't milk; and a horse that avoided work. They built a dome; used wind power and survived.
Constitutional Issues and the Idea of Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The first chapter of this book takes an extended look at the many themes that are central to the construction of a constitution and does so against the backdrop of the Canadian Constitution which was re-negotiated in 1980s. The second and third chapters explore different facets of the idea of leadership. The last chapter looks at 9/11 and the Constitution in terms of several investigations.