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Fiction » Historical » Canada
The White Passage by Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 166,300. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(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 Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: 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 Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
Seldom Come By by Sherryl Caulfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake by Michael W Pieri
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: 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.
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.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin Marais
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,770. 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?
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.
“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.
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.
L'homme Theroux by Carlos Cunha
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan} by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
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 1 review)
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.
Moonlit Days and Nights by D.H. Toole
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
Adelphos by Anthony Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in 1962-3 against the background of an upbringing spanning the North Atlantic, Adelphos is the story of Beccles Ede in his final-year of General Arts at university in Montreal, Canada. Fuelled by a potent cocktail of dark fraternity politics and a first freefall into love and sex, Beccles’ last months as a student turn increasingly turbulent. Will they end in tragedy?....
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. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Using Toonies by Jason Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Historical » Canada
An American journalist's roadtrip to Toronto to start a new job writing travel articles for Canada's largest newspaper soon spirals out of control into a frantic quest to understand what the hell a Quebec separatist is before it's too late.
Allies: The Trial by Wolf Riedel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
When the Taliban kidnap a team of archaeologists in Afghanistan, Colonels Phil Sambrook and Kurt Richter lead a task force of American, Canadian and Australian special forces to their rescue. The mission leads them to a court martial and a terrorist attack in Australia The novel explores the make-up and personality of its principal characters; both military and civilian and their opponents.
The Copper Shield by Stewart Nash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A 1779 discovery journey takes Captain Tristan Cárdenes, twenty-one soldiers, a friar, and eight horses, to the coast of British Columbia. Their charge: travel inland for forty days and determine occupation of indigenous peoples, their numbers, strengths and wealth, and claim the land for Spain. A shipwreck leaves Cárdenes, three men, and three horses stranded. Now they must find a way back home.
Allies: The Rivers by Wolf Riedel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,120. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Two special forces officers, one American the other Canadian, are dispatched to Afghanistan to investigate the circumstances of a fatal night firefight between elements of the British Army, the Taliban and rogue Afghan National Police near the town of Sangin. Their investigation takes them from a series of battles and corruption on the shores of Afghan rivers to those of the Potomac.