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Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
Vinland: The Beginning
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Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After twenty years, Gudrid is returning to the land where she buried her two previous husbands, with her friends and the members of the previous expeditions to finish what they started, to open the cave and to take the treasure. One obstacle stands in their way Ari of Marrson, leader of a monastic order on Markland, the Culdees.
Midnight At The Mockingbird Motel
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,140. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Los Angeles begins to shake and rattle, it becomes strangely linked with the small outport of George's Cove in Newfoundland. Maud Tilley - old enough to ignore birthdays - persuades her friends to join her on an erratic path from George's Cove to post-earthquake LA. This is Book Three of "The Terra Nova Quartet"
Poet In A Pontiac
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In his magical novella,"Poet In a Pontiac" William Gough creates a word-movie; an inner film that un-spools in the mind. The cast of characters includes the Poet himself, assorted Angels, & highly-defective singers. On this sleet-sucking night of a cruel-wind-whistling High School reunion, Teachers & Students are trapped between worlds, for this turns into the kind of reunion they can't escape.
Westsiders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Finn gives us "real gems" (Darrell Squires, Library Resources Board, Newfoundland) -- sketches from the social fabric and the subtle influence of the American presence in Newfoundland, Canada, in the 1940s and 1950s. Like a ship in the mist there emerges from these ardent, tragicomic lives, a recognition of ourselves. -- * drama * relationships * desire and delusion * --
Dispatch #47: The Taking of Signal Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
When the United States invaded Canada, the Yanks captured St. John's, Newfoundland. Can a group of local firemen take it back? ***Short Fiction***
Come-From-Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Newfoundland is thick with fairies, if the old stories are to be believed. So what happens when a graduate student from away follows an old folklore text to a peculiar rock formation known as Puck's Chair? Will she return a poet or a madwoman?
This Is What I Must Remember
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Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"William Gough brings it...straight from the heart. His stories flow with wit and intelligence. His unique blend of esoteric poetry and hard-line narrative shines a bright light on the human condition. In short, Gough is a true literary artist. No collection of books, private or public, is complete without his extraordinary Terra Nova Quartet." Michael Kanaly/Virus Clans
Cadaver Eyes
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A nine story (28,000 word) paranormal horror collection; each tale published between 2004 and 2009 in UK and USA print magazines by paranormal thriller writer, Douglas E Wright. This is my second collection of previously published tales; the first being: Breathing in the Past.
Captain Lewis's Dog
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
While making preparations for the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis saves a big black Newfoundland dog's life when he buys him from the dog's cruel master. Little does he know that his dog will get a chance to return the favor. If you like this story, you might also be interested in reading the sequel, "Dognapped," another Smashwords ebook.