- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » Canada
CUSHING, a Novel by marylou miner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: 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.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Good Servant by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(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.
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.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections.
Bombproof by P. L. Wytka
Series: Third Battalion Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
One year on the Western Front through the eyes of a First World War Canadian infantry platoon.
Mentioned In Dispatches by P. L. Wytka
Series: Third Battalion Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
The sequel to BOMBPROOF and the second in the Third Battalion Trilogy.
True Gold by M. M. Justus
Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(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.
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.
The Crater Mountain Sasquatch Legend by Robert A. Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 4 reviews)
High upon the peak of Crater Mountain lives a Legend. Something lurks in the wild. It's large and hairy, walking on two legs like a man, but definitely not a man. It's a savage creature… A Sasquatch! Re-trace the steps of one of history’s mightiest legends, the Sasquatch. Standing a monstrous, fourteen feet tall and weighing nine hundred pounds, Gurchukk is looking for you.
The Big Story by Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,960. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Wilder can smell a story and she’s determined to sniff out one that will make her a star reporter. Thousands of dollars in Yukon gold dust are passing through the trusted hands of the North West Mounted Police. Surely they aren’t all as honest as their reputation, she surmises, and sets out on a journey that will bring her acclaim, just not the variety she envisioned.
The White Passage by Kassandra Alvarado
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 165,270. 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 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.
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.
What Lies Behind by Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.