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Fiction » Historical » Canada
Prairie Grass by Joan Soggie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2020 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Gabby Mackenzie knows little and cares less about prairie people or their history. She sees her assignment to interview a hundred-year-old settler as nothing more than a bump in her hazy career path
Storm Wrack and Spindrift by Margaret Pinard
Series: Remnants. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Life on the Canada frontier is hard for many, so the MacLeans must adapt. Alisdair yearns for education to take him off the farm, Mairi grows up wild in the motherless mountains, and Sheena returns home to Scotland, but it's not like she remembers, at least not in the ways she wants...For the MacLean family, will opportunity for a better life prove just as elusive?
Sharpening the Blade by Frank Rockland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
In 1916, the Canadians’ rough edges were being honed to a sharp edge. At home, political controversy swirls around the destruction of Parliament’s Centre Block, the Ross Rifle, and the firing of General Sam Hughes. At the front, Major Llewellyn, Lieutenant Ryan and Matron Lonsdale are in the thick of it at St. Eloi, Mount Sorrel and the Somme.
Witty Carly's Wishes by C L Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Canada
"Witty Carly's Wishes" is a historical fiction novel based loosely on a true story. It is a heart warming and unforgettable story about a determined, young girl who experiences fun, happiness, tragedy, disaster, ridicule, pride and humility throughout her childhood, arousing the reader's emotions. Enjoy your walk with Carly as her wishes are fulfilled.
Echo of the Whip-poor-Will by Don Hayward
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Don Hayard's memories of his early life in High Falls Ontario on the Spanish river framed as a fictional return to the disappeared town sometime in the early 2000s. The span of memory is from about 1948 to 1961.
Oak Island The Adventure Begins by R. P. Deiss
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Feb. 24!) Words: 146,290. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Oak Island is the greatest mystery ever devised. There are many theories regarding Oak Island and what transpired there. Pirate treasure, Shakespeare’s manuscripts, Marie Antoinette’s jewels and Templar treasure. I’ve followed Oak Island ever since the Reader’s Digest article in the nineteen sixties. Join me on this great adventure and learn the truth about the Oak Island mystery!
White Jazz / Black Ops by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: Lives of Annie, Nicole and Alex at Turn of 20th Century. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Canada
"White Jazz / Black Ops", is the sequel to "At the Fringes of Society". Part I, The heroine, Annie McNutt, fled their Boston home to escape an ill-fated marriage. Part II, in White Jazz ... Nicole marries Jeff. In New York, she helps him pursue a career as jazz musician. Her Navy brother, a wireless radio operator, trains in Camp X, ends up in Bletchley Park and Occupied France in 1944, D-Day.
Guardians by Iain Mackenzie-Blair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
NW Canada, 1930: Who should be guardian of Kip, orphaned aged eight? The austere Minister and his wife, or the amiable schoolmaster? In an exceptionally dry summer, the threat of forest fires in everyone’s mind, a worrying pattern of small conflagrations and the bizarre desecration of the church increases tension as The Great Blaze eats its way towards Salter’s Creek.
Not Exactly a War Hero: The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Mondou by Ray Verdon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » General
Zombies in Canada are historical fact, unlike the rest of the world, where they are Hollywood fiction. Seventy years ago, there were 157,841 zombies. One such zombie had a name: Alfred Mondou. Mondou was pursued for years through Canada’s three solitudes by the police, the military, and bounty hunters, and during his ordeal went through more heroics than Indiana Jones and Robin Hood together.
The Ruby Glass Mugs by Guy Bonnetta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The Ruby Glass Mugs is a must read for fans of Canadian historic fiction. It follows a family in Oshawa Ontario through the years between the 1910 and the 1986 passing of Halley's Comet. The period began with great optimism but tragic events changed the trajectory of their lives. It was a very different world that their great-great-grandchildren lived in when Halley's passed again in 1986
The Coldest December- a Short Story Collection to Remember the Halifax Explosion by Quarter Castle Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
On December 6, 2017, Nova Scotia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. More than 2,000 people were killed and another 9,000 were injured from the largest man-made explosion of its time. To pay tribute to the victims, survivors and heroes who emerged from the disaster, Quarter Castle Publishing gathered a collection of fictional short stories connected to the Explosion.
The Grasping Root by Margaret Pinard
Series: Remnants. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of Remnants opens with the MacLeans recovering from Gillan's death and working to become part of the community in the Nova Scotia wilderness. Muirne is moving toward marriage but confronted with a series of obstacles to the union, Neil works to win justice for their father's death but secretly feels lost, and all five of them suffer from the expulsion from Scotland in their different ways.
A Kind Word by John T Peters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A Kind Word - historical fiction - the main gold rush years were from 1860 to 1900 from California to the Klondike and Alaska although dreamers still search for gold even to the present day. There wasn't any one stereotypical gold seeker. A few succumbed and settled down along the way, others died in the attempt. A small number took what had been discarded and found a priceless treasure.
Hammering the Blade by Frank Rockland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The Canadians are being hammered on two fronts. At home, Sir Robert Borden's government is rocked by scandals. The CEF finally enters the trenches. Nothing prepares Captain Llewellyn for the battle at Ypres. Gunner Ryan is helpless as artillery shells are in short supply. Nurse Lonsdale is overwhelmed by the wounded and the dying. As the hammer falls, the blade is being tempered into cold steel.
Emma's Ghost by Kat Karpenko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Adult
In Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Laura discovers love letters dated 1918, in her deceased grandmother’s house. Visitations by the resident spirit drive her to write the story of the lovers, Emma and Andrew, who met in Halifax after the largest man-made explosion in history before Hiroshima. What happened to them and Laura has unexpected resolutions in an action-packed, historical tale.
The Misadventures of Captain Stobo by Ron Pearse
Price: Free! Words: 31,910. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The misadventures of Captain Stobo describe the mishaps and exploits of a British soldier, drawn from his memoirs, who fought in the Battle of Quebec in 1775.
Those Who Dare To Dream: A Young Man's War by Leif Gregersen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This book for young adults follows a teenager as he deals with the harsh realities of life during the second world war. When we first meet the main character, he is stuck in a small coal mining town in Alberta, Canada and it seems there is little hope that he will ever escape it. Time and circumstance makes him run away to lie about his age and fight in the Canadian army in world war two.
A New Scottish Colony in Canada by Carl Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Follow the exploits of the Stewart Family as they begin a new life in a strange and hostile land. Read about places well known today which were native trading posts back then.
Break In The Wind by Deborah Tadema
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
If Grant and Lucas Sievers don't stop Dusty Blackman and his gang from smuggling guns to the Americans, war will start. Will the beautiful Winda help Lucas? Would Dusty's wife, Carrie, prove to be too much of a distraction for Grant? Find out in this book.