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The Guardians of Stavka: The Deadly Hunt for the Romanov Gold
By Robert Egby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For sixty years rumours raged on Canada’s west coast that a large gold cache belonging to the murdered Tsar Nikolas II was lost in a sunken ship. In 1979 when a weekend hunter discovers an ingot in a remote mountain cave it triggers a flurry of international gold seekers. The Tsar’s cache of 110 tonnes is worth three billion dollars.
Anne of Green Gables - The Official Movie Adaptation
By Kevin Sullivan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The little redheaded girl with the big imagination - and an even bigger heart - arrives in sedate Avonlea and the misadventures begin!
Alien Corn
By Alex Aitken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.
Bytown
By Steve Wheeler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MUFFERAW’s epic bareknuckle match with the Royal Navy champion and Colonel JOHN BY's Rideau Canal project background the young people's struggle.
What Lies Behind
By Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
By Michael W Pieri
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Silk Train Murder
By Sharon Rowse
Series: The Klondike Era Mysteries, Book One. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Three Cedars Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ex-Klondiker John Lansdowne Granville washes up in Vancouver hungry and broke. Running from his past, afraid of his future. Until his best friend’s arrest for murder. Granville’s desperate hunt to find the real killer before they hang his friend takes him to the seedy side of the city; to burlesque halls, gambling joints, brothels and opium dens.
The Shiny House
By Trevor Mountney
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After a school field trip to Cannington Manor Historic Park, Tom and Ella embark on their own field trip to discover the history of the Humphrys/Hewlett house. They uncover what appears to be a treasure hunt left by one of the house's former occupants and find themselves having to protect the house and their research from some mischievous classmates.
Dinner with Lisa
By R. L. Prendergast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
By William Wresch
Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Last Assault on Oak Island
By Jenn Rekka
Series: Rediscovered, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Echo Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
For 200 years Oak Island kept its secret of the Money Pit. When a museum curator and his assistant decipher a British admiral’s diary, the treasure hunt takes a new turn. Dr. Sheldon and his student assistant Lauren search for the real source of the alleged pirate treasure that has eluded treasure hunters for decades.
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice
By Bob McCarthy
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Of 58 women condemned to death since Confederation, only 11 were executed. Only one of those hanged, Elizabeth Workman, received a recommendation of clemency from the jury involved. Unanswered to this date is the question of why Elizabeth Workman remains as the sole exception to the acceptance of the recommendation for mercy in the case of women sentenced to execution here in Canada.
“Le Point de non Retour” (The Point of No Return )
By Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Such amazing adventures could only be true. This is the tale of brave French settlers who risked all they knew to sail beyond the horizon in sharing a common dream of settling in the new world. Follow Louis Hebert and Champlain as they encounter one event after another in preventing this common dream and learn what they did to conquer it.
The Crater Mountain Sasquatch Legend
By Robert A. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
High upon the peek of Crater Mountain lives a Legend. As the accounts by many eye witnesses have told, something lives in the wild. Something large and hairy, walking on two legs like a man, but definitely not a man but a savage creature… A Sasquatch. Re-trace the steps of one of history’s mightiest legends, the Sasquatch.
Road to Avonlea - But When She Was Bad ...
By Marlene Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHEN SARA STANLEY AND JO PITTS MEET, FELIX KING DOES a double take. “You two could be twins!” he says. But Felix’s innocent observation brings a mischievous glint to Sara’s eyes. Desperate to escape the clutches of her overbearing Aunt Hetty, Sara convinces Jo, a streetwise orphan, to switch places with her.
Wind At My Back - Leaving Home
By Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. HUB AND FAT KNEW THAT the Great Depression had come to their home town - their friends and neighbors are now very poor and even food seems scarece - but they didn't think it would affect them. After all, Dad did own the local hardware store. Then the bank forecloses on Jack Bailey's loan, and everything changes - fast.
Le Point de Non Retour (The Point of No Return)
By Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A tale of brave French settlers who risked all to find a home in the wilds of Canada. History begins with their many adventures. 400 years ago Samuel Champlain and company battle nature and the politics of the era to pursue their dream.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Spring 1927. Godfrey and Antoinette are officially an item. That doesn't stop the suave and debonair Eddie Ryerson though. Back from Toronto for a visit, Eddie has his eye on the young women of Wainwright – and Antoinette is in his sights. Meanwhile, Antonia is having a real dilemma getting her choice of treasurer elected for the Wainwright Catholic Women's League and Isaac loses a dear friend.
Godfrey: Book Two
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
The Big Story
By Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Wilder can smell a story and she’s determined to sniff out one that will make her a star reporter. Thousands of dollars in Yukon gold dust are passing through the trusted hands of the North West Mounted Police. Surely they aren’t all as honest as their reputation, she surmises, and sets out on a journey that will bring her acclaim, just not the variety she envisioned.