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Fiction » Historical » Canada
The Gold Watch by Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.33 from 3 reviews)
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.
Godfrey: Book One by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, 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.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, 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.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2 by Carol Marlene Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
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 Four by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Godfrey: Book Two by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, 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.
Temptation by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: 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.
Godfrey: Book Three by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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.
The Shiny House by Trevor Mountney
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story by Charlotte Cameron
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. 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, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up.
Road to Avonlea - The Ties That Bind by Heather Conkie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
SARA STANLEY'S EYES SPARKLE WITH DELIGHT AS SHE discovers her Aunt Olivia's secret plans to elope with Jasper Dale.
Road to Avonlea - It's Just a Stage by Amy Jo Cooper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
AVONLEA IS STAR-STRUCK WHEN PIGEON PLUMTREE, world-renowned actress and Sara’s cousin, sweeps into town. But the stars are crossed as pig farmer Par Frewen tries to win Pigeon’s heart instead of Theodora Dixon’s, making Sara a confused Cupid. How will the curtain come down on Avonlea’s longest running romance?
Canada Died? by Piso Mojado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
I was one of the people who used those Canadian slugs as currency for years before I realized one day that they weren't American nickels. They look and feel like American nickels, but then I read the inscription on one of them: "Canada, 1867-2008". I was shocked and deeply saddened.
No Hero by Zach Neal
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It was the Second Battle of Ypres. They gave him the Military medal and called him a hero. He was just one of the ones that survived the first gas attack in history. A short story of the Great War.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories by M. L. Poncelet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
Episode 7 - Calum's War by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 7. Calum’s War A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The predators are gathering! As Calum, Big John, and Magdalene head north on the stolen mail coach, Colonel Dutronc springs his trap. And at last Jacob Metzger sees his chance to kill Calum and return to England, back to his killing spree. The odds against our heroes are stacked higher than ever before.
Muggins Rules by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
Just Some Old Books by Juan Tomas
You set the price! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 1 review)
While riding her bicycle in the neighbourhood one morning, Paula discovers a very unusual collection of old books discarded by the road side. A friendly voice calls to her with an invitation to learn about their story. While listening, Paula is transported back in time; the Nazi occupation of Vienna and a true story of love and survival.