Lionel Lizee

Biography

Born in Saskatchewan of French Canadian parents, Lionel became first a school teacher, then a lawyer, a college instructor, and, a financial advisor. Always interested in the power of words, he discovered his ancestry, but without any understanding of what brought them to where he was. An active imagination helped to fill in the blanks left between birth, marriage and death from the elements in motion in their lives. Canadian historical novels garnered his interest and devotion.

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Salt Spring Island Murders
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Pouge Monbeton is asked to solve the murder of one colored male. He discovers that the solution to this murder lies in two previous murders on this small island off od Vancouver Island. His ramblings about the island, at the request of the widow, reveal some interesting insights into who the murderer or murderers are. We are left to decipher the facts after an expose to the community is made.
Angelique and the Burning of Montreal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1734 during a windstorm, a fire burned 45 homes and a hospital within three hours. Accused on the evidence of a 15 year old slave who claims to have heard Angelique swear that her mistress would not sleep in her bed that night, the novel details the discover of the motives for the accusation being upheld by the Prosecutor, Judges and court counsellors. Based on actual court records.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan}
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
Who Murdered Etienne Bastarache
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1730 Etienne Bastarache has many lifeskills for his duties as a soldier. But he had an ability to corrupt some of those who are closest to him. He is found dead of either suicide, as the priest believes, or murdered. His body has a bullet wound to the forehead, part of a rope hanging from a tree limb above him, and, a knife in his back and in his heart. New France's legal system is ill equipped.
Olivier de la Beauregard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Françoise, an only child, in the 1660's, finds love with Olivier,whose promise to wed her on completion of his military tour does not occur. She seeks to find him in New France, relying upon the King's girls program to pay her passage and dowry. She must marry within three months. Pierre Baudin, contrary to the law prohibiting Huguenots coming, meets her there. He had snuck him into the colony.

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