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The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets
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Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. Final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.
The Shiny House
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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.
Temptation
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Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Etienne, Sieur de Berignac, and his young cousin and protégé Pierre, have tools, kettles and blankets to trade. It is the guns that are the most sought-after. A little brandy and some diplomacy will take them a long ways, but as Pierre discovers, the language barrier is a killer. A short story of Canada’s colourful and romantic past.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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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.
Bytown
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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.
Anne of Green Gables - The Official Movie Adaptation
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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!
The Crater Mountain Sasquatch Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,940. 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.
What Lies Behind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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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.
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice
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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.
Alien Corn
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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`.
Kicker's Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In 1899, Kicker works as a hostler and farrier at Grindleshire Academy for Young Ladies. When Kicker falls in love with teacher Madelyn, it radically alters the course of her tranquil life.
Godfrey: Book Three
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Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Dinner with Lisa
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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.
Road to Avonlea - May the Best Man Win
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHEN EDWIN CLARK, OLIVIA KING'S ONE TRUE LOVE from years ago, suddenly reappears in Avonlea, it is all she can do to keep her head on straight, as both Edwin and Jasper Dale vie for her affections. It will be up to Sara to solve Olivia's dilemma, with the help of Felix, Peg Bowen - and Jasper himself!
The Big Story
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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.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Eleanor Merryweather, an immortal witch, is drawn to an isolated island in coastal Nova Scotia. Troubled by events in her past, she becomes obsessed with Oak Island, its hidden treasure and the many mysterious, dark secrets concealed there.
The Silk Train Murder
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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.
Wind At My Back - Leaving Home
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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.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Category: Plays » Canadian
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero and running warrior. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, in 1917, while running a message at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was only 29.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,770. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?