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Fiction » Historical » Canada
On A Stormy Primeval Shore: Canadian Historical Brides by Diane Scott Lewis & N.M. Bell
Series: Canadian Historical Brides, New Brunswick. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1784, Englishwoman Amelia Latimer sails to the new colony of New Brunswick in faraway Canada. She’s to marry a man chosen by her soldier father. Amelia is repulsed by her betrothed, refuses to marry, then meets the handsome Acadian trader, Gilbert, a man beneath her in status.
The Coldest December- a Short Story Collection to Remember the Halifax Explosion by Quarter Castle Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
On December 6, 2017, Nova Scotia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. More than 2,000 people were killed and another 9,000 were injured from the largest man-made explosion of its time. To pay tribute to the victims, survivors and heroes who emerged from the disaster, Quarter Castle Publishing gathered a collection of fictional short stories connected to the Explosion.
From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden by Jean Jardine Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the death of their mother in a nineteenth century London slum, the Denton children are separated. The younger two are adopted by their uncle, who takes the older brother and sister to Annie Macpherson's House of Industry in Spitalfields. Tom and Annie go to Canada with one of the first parties of immigrant children destined to work on the farms of the new Dominion.
Fred's Funeral by Sandy Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fred Sadler just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI. Fred's ghost hovers near the ceiling. To Fred’s dismay, the arrangement of his funeral falls to his sister-in-law, Viola. As she dominates the remembrance of Fred, he agonizes over his inability to set the record straight. Fred’s memories clash with Viola’s version as the family gathers to pay their respects.
The Bishop's Pawn by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Lurid gossip trails Dick Dougherty in his flight from New York to Toronto in 1838. But calumny mixes with politics, and a fiery sermon by Bishop John Strachan incites his murder. Dick is found dead with a note on his back bearing one word “Sodomite.” Marc Edwards, Dick’s dear friend, travels to New York to investigate. Even he is shocked by the depravity he uncovers.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
Unholy Alliance by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A locked mansion mystery set near Toronto in 1839 where the fate of Canada depends on finding the killer. Marc and Robert Baldwin, working for responsible government, are secretly meeting with with Quebec leaders. But a murder interferes and all are suspects. Marc and Cobb have three days to solve it before political enemies of democracy learn their plans and sink their progress.
The Marc Edwards Mystery Series Box Set by Don Gutteridge
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 408,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the 1830's, British North America throbbed with rebellion. Factions in the Canadas wanted democratic reforms from British overlords. Bands of American gun runners south of the border wanted to annex the territory. In Upper and Lower Canada, English and French settles were at odds. Enter dashing Marc Edwards, soldier, detective, and lawyer working to restore justice in the wild zone.
Desperate Acts by Don Gutteridge
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.
Minor Corruption by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.