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Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.
Oak Island The Adventure Begins by R. P. Deiss
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
Chaudière Falls - A Novel of Dramatized History by David Mulholland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270,160. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The characters in Chaudière Falls, both fictional and historical, tell the story of how Ottawa, Ontario, became the capital of Canada. This “novel of dramatized history” begins in March 1800, when Philemon Wright, a farmer from Woburn, Massachusetts, arrives in Hull Township, and it ends in September 1860, when Queen Victoria’s son lays the cornerstone for Canada’s Parliament Buildings in Ottawa.
Yut Di: One Earth by E.H.K. Ho
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This saga recounts the adventures of a Chinese merchant, Cheung & his son, Wing during their journey to Canada in the 1880's. En route, they meet a Rabbi,Nathan, & his daughter, Louisa, who becomes infatuated with Wing after he saves her life. This historical romance novel chronicles the hardships & challenges experienced by the early Chinese immigrants to Canada & the United States.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Fifteen years before their heroic action on the Somme, Canadians were engaged in their first international war - the Anglo-Boer (1899-1902) - in South Africa. It was a horrific initiation to the catastrophic effects of modern warfare. Seen through the eyes of the officers and men, this is the story of the part they played in one of the most important battles of the war - the Battle of Paardeberg.
Fire on the Hill by Frank Rockland
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,080. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What really happened on the night of February 3, 1916, when a fire destroyed the Centre Block of the Canadian Parliament buildings? Was it German sabotage or an accident? Inspector Andrew MacNutt of the Dominion Police’s Secret Service, his wife Katherine, and Belgian Relief representative, Count Jaggi know, since they were there in the reading room when the fire started.
Forging the Weapon by Frank Rockland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Who knew? In 1914, Canadians had a reputation as hard-drinking and undisciplined troops. No one expected much. Captain Llewellyn had trained for this and was not about to miss out. Gunner Ryan had volunteered to escape his family. Nurse Lonsdale needed a job and war was an adventure. It was at Valcartier and Salisbury Plain that they forged the CEF into one of the most formidable weapons of WW1.
The Marc Edwards Mystery Series Box Set by Don Gutteridge
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 408,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
In the 1830's, British North America throbbed with rebellion. Factions in the Canadas wanted democratic reforms from British overlords. Bands of American gun runners south of the border wanted to annex the territory. In Upper and Lower Canada, English and French settles were at odds. Enter dashing Marc Edwards, soldier, detective, and lawyer working to restore justice in the wild zone.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.
Raging Nightmare by Carol Marlene Smith
Series: The Dream, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 1935 and new teacher Alice Dunbar is in her first year in a one-room school. She has given her heart to Raymond Sweet, a young fisherman. Life is turbulent in the fishing village on the shores of Northern Nova Scotia.After three children, trouble multiplies when raging storms blow up the Atlantic and threaten to change the young and once again pregnant Alice's life forever.
Rats of Las Vegas by Lisa Pasold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Millard Lacouvy is a short, stylish, fiercely independent poker prodigy fighting her way to a place in the masculine world of 1940’s professional gamblers. After learning her card skills in Vancouver’s Depression-era saloons, she graduates to high-stakes Las Vegas. There she is haunted by the handsome con man she has known all her life, and learns that love can also be a game of chance.
Allies: The Rivers by Wolf Riedel
Series: The Allies, 2 of 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, 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.
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 Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin
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?
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.
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.
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.