Books tagged: toronto

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苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
The Chechen's Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,660. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The Chechen's Revenge is a terrorist threat days from creating havoc in the Go Train transportation system in the greater Toronto region of Ontario.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Forever Fredless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kate Robinson has spent the past two decades yearning to find her soul mate, the boy she found and then lost during a family holiday. Shortly after her twenty-eighth birthday, however, she inherits a fortune from an old family friend and becomes something of an overnight celebrity. Can her new-found fame lead her to him after all this time?
Aban's Accension
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.
Homeless
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Winter didn't end, but his world has. Is he completely alone? In a world gone cold, what can keep the spark of life shining?
The Sussex Deal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dominic Lombardi’s life is suddenly hurled into danger when he unwittingly purchases the Sussex property. The real estate tycoon soon realizes that his entire life was not as it seemed, and he no longer knows whom he can trust.
Two Candles
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fandala, an urbane visual artist, hails a cab in a rush to make a submission deadline. The cabdriver seems to know her which peaks her curiosity. From uptown to downtown, they share pieces of their lives. It is a comedic, romantic, inspiring story about work, love and life.
Collateral Damage: A Sin-Eater Misadventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Peter O’Mallick isn’t just having a bad day; he’s having a bad life. Walking around with a powerful death curse it seems like everyone Peter knows or gets close to meets an untimely fate. But when Peter realizes he can use his powers for good, being a harbinger of death might not be so bad; so long as he’s not worried about collateral damage. 10,000 words.
Of Things Beneath
Price: Free! Words: 15,690. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Toronto has been decimated by the plague that has ravaged the rest of the world. During the day, the few survivors salvage what they can to survive in the dead city. At night, the things beneath emerge.