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The White Passage
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Price: Free! Words: 166,300. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sent away to recover from the horrors of putting down civilian insurrection, Kate Allen’s journey takes her far beyond the limits of the future into the distant past where her fate seems inexplicably entangled with that of the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition.
The Gold Watch
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
While prospecting a creek in the Cariboo Mountains near Barkerville in 1866, Pete comes across the corpse of a murdered man clutching a gold watch in his hand. Pete decides to return the watch to Sylvia, the name engraved on the back, but the owner of the watch, even though he is dead, has vengeance in mind, and a job for Pete. This story first appeared in Crimson Online Magazine #13, 2000.
The Good Servant
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Price: Free! Words: 38,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kingston, Canada. 1842. The Good Servant tells the tale of the Hutchinson's, a prominent English family, and Ernest Caldwell, the man who serves them. The Hutchinson's spectacular fall from grace, coupled with the riveting and suspenseful drama of the daily goings-on of their househould make this historical thriller a fast-paced and exciting read that will keep you captivated until the very end.
Drum Dance
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Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy · Historical Collection. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Adult Historical novel filled with adventure, paranormal intrigue, and danger in Canada's Central Arctic, where Sir John Franklin's crew froze to death searching for the Northwest Passage. In the late 1930s, 17-year-old David Jansson agrees to spend two years at an isolated fur-trading post with his estranged father, Per, manager for the Hudson's Bay Company ... and almost lives to regret it.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The most severe bump in North American mining history, where 74 died and 100 survived, is a heart wrenching tale of survival and endurance. Susan’s brother and her friend’s father are miners.Both miners were to work the afternoon shift, in which the Big Bump occurred. Susan’s account of events just after the Bump gives insight into what it was like to live in a small coal mining town.
Godfrey: Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
Seldom Come By
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 166,510. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwrecked survivor, Samuel Dalton. Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonble father and the Great War that drags Samuel to the Western Front. As the war moves towards its final harrowing days they both discover tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path.
Rachael's Legacy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Last Assault on Oak Island
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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.
True Gold
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Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Stowaway. When Karin Myre, a Norwegian seamstress's assistant, catches the excitement of the Klondike Gold Rush, she decides to head north, but how? Impulsively, she sneaks on board one of the ships in Seattle's harbor only to find herself trapped in the hold. But her rescue from the captain and a fate worse than death by a determined young prospector begins her honest search for true gold.
CUSHING, a Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This novel, based on actual events, follows the lives of James and Annabelle Wallace and their four daughters. Their triumphs and tragedies are interwoven with the town of Cushing, Quebec itself, and are set against the backdrop of a momentous period in Canadian history, 1850-1934.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation
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Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
The Guardians of Stavka: The Deadly Hunt for the Romanov Gold
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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.
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
(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.
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!
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.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto
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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.
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!