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Fiction » Historical » Canada
Kicker's Journey by Lois Cloarec Hart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.
What Lies Behind by Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(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.
Alien Corn by Alex Aitken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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`.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin Marais
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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?
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice by Bob McCarthy
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay by Tim Povhe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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 Big Story by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(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.
Dinner with Lisa by R. L. Prendergast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 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.
The Silk Train Murder by Sharon Rowse
Series: The Klondike Era Mysteries, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Three Cedars Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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 by Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: 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.
My Father's Ears by Karen Goa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
Come What May by Sherryl Caulfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Come What May, Book 2 of The Iceberg Trilogy, continues the story of the Daltons through their daughter, Gene. In 1951, seventeen-year old Gene travels north into the Canadian wilderness. There, she meets Sonny Marlow, a pilot not long returned from Europe. Drawn together by love but kept apart by fear, theirs is a tumultuous relationship that is as unpredictable as the woman Gene becomes.
The Banks of Newfoundland by Jonathan Crocker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel and Charlie, a pair of young men from Newfoundland, head off to fight in the Great War. Follow the exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment, and the impact that the war has on the lives of the young men who took up arms.
Wild Bay by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 12 · Fiction History, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All is not as it seems to be!!! Wild Bay is a novel of historical fiction based on unique first-hand experience in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada that offers great lessons in how you can come to terms with something that really bothers you whilst simultaneously gaining great personal satisfaction and benefits along the way.
Road to Avonlea - May the Best Man Win by Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: 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!
Magdalena's Song by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story of a village suddenly wakened from years of apathy and restraint. 1947, a year of transition, the war is over, the world has changed, people are restless, relationships are strained. Men have returned from the war physically and mentally exhausted. During thirteen days in the autumn of 1947, a mysterious Count proves there is common sense, integrity, and harmony in the midst of chaos.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
“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. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.
L'homme Theroux by Carlos Cunha
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When a trade negotiation at the Theroux family trading post turns deadly, young Thomas is forced into a role for which he is not ready. With the help of his uncle, the Métis youngster must venture through the frontier wilderness of the Saskatchewan territory to the only slightly more civilized Cumberland House to complete his father’s work and return home to take his place as head of the family.