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Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.
Fred's Funeral by Sandy Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fred Sadler just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI. Fred's ghost hovers near the ceiling. To Fred’s dismay, the arrangement of his funeral falls to his sister-in-law, Viola. As she dominates the remembrance of Fred, he agonizes over his inability to set the record straight. Fred’s memories clash with Viola’s version as the family gathers to pay their respects.
The Grasping Root by Margaret Pinard
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 $4.19 USD. (30% off!) 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.
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: $0.99 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.
The Physics of Love by Donna Schlachter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Biographical
Where the past, the present, and the future collide. A woman looking for love in all the wrong places. A boy looking for a forever family. The man who found both.
Shadow of Vimy by David McColl
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Thomas Kirby is an officer in the Canadian Army serving in the trenches of World War I. When a dangerous German prisoner escapes with information on the upcoming Canadian offensive at Vimy Ridge, Kirby must hunt him down before he escapes, knowing that if he does so, the fate of the entire battle will hang in the balance.
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.
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.
Tales Our Enemies Tell by Dan Biggs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the late 1800s, Jesuit missionaries working in North-Central British Columbia recorded the oral histories of the Yinka Dene people. Based on one of these histories, Tales Our Enemies Tell is the story of the aging Hadintel, chief of the village of Chinlac, who in self-defense unknowingly kills the only son of the Silquotin dennza.
The Lost Patrol by John Holt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Can men overcome their darkest nature and most compelling fears in this life, even if this struggle ultimately leads to their deaths? The wildly spectacular Arctic north of Canada is the setting for The Lost Patrol, a page from history Four men were led by Royal Northwest Mounted Police Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald as they attempted to deliver annual reports and mail to the district office....
Beauty and the Blade (Book 4 Historical Epic) by Arturo Miriello
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Ernum’s desire for the sword of Teranda did not diminish through the years and has once again set forth evil plans to obtain it. During a long period of peace, sin and treachery suddenly bring war and death to the royal family of Teranda. King Dunen is forced to make his most difficult decision between love and life.
The Blue Dress by Dave Riese
Price: Free! Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
A series of three short stories introducing Rebecca, a Canadian teenager, living in Montreal in the 1940s. In the title short story, Rebecca receives a second-hand blue dress as a gift. When she is forced to give up her hand-made needlepoint pillow in return, she finds a way to exact a fitting revenge for the adults’ betrayal. The stories are a prequel to the novel Echo from Mount Royal.
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.
The Man For Her by Alice Valdal
Series: Prospect Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Western
Book One in the Prospect Series, The Man for Her is a Western Historical Romance set in the 1880's in British Columbia, Canada. A story of loss, determination, and healing, of gold fever and the power of love. "A book to savour." -- Jo Beverley.
East of the Merrimack by Harold Warwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Brian Henry Dingle. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The year is 1689, and John Gyles, a young eleven year old boy of an English family farm near Pemaquid Harbor in New England, is captured by Indians (North American aboriginals) and remains with them in captivity for the next five years. The story is one of survival, danger, excitement, tenderness and love, on the background of accurate historical fact.
The Traveller's Cage by Andrew Cupar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1865, William Penderton escapes from London’s Millbank Prison. But can he escape from the prison inside him? His past, his family, his character – these are the challenges on his path to self-discovery. A steamship journey across the Atlantic lets him leave his secrets behind, but will a new life in Canada actually deliver the freedom he seeks?