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Fiction » Historical » Canada
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 Marais
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.
Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
They had come to that neck of the woods seeking adventure. Someone should have warned them, “Be careful what you wish for.” When disaster strikes, Huck and Molly volunteer to save the day by making an arduous six hundred mile journey by dog sled in the depths of a Yukon winter. They cannot stop. They cannot turn back. They can only go on. Lives hang in the balance—including theirs.
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.
Voyage to Eternity: The Story of the Empress of Ireland by Ken Dornhecker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The majestic transatlantic luxury liner, the Empress of Ireland is setting sail. Many surprises await her eager passengers, some of them delightful and others shocking! So walk up the gangplank and embark on one of history’s most fascinating sea voyages. Become acquainted with the beautiful ship and the real life events that inspire this enthralling story from the romantic time when the great shi
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?
Forgotten Secrets by Wesbrook Bay Books
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Three friends find deep and divisive secrets when researching for a World War II Grade 9 project -- a massacre of Royal Winnipeg Rifles that no Nazis were punished for; Nazi looting; a family's incredible escape to Canada. Canada's shameful refusal to accept Jewish refugees in the 1940s is still a forgotten secret and maybe one we should understand because of the plight of refugees worldwide.
From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden by Jean Jardine Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the death of their mother in a nineteenth century London slum, the Denton children are separated. The younger two are adopted by their uncle, who takes the older brother and sister to Annie Macpherson's House of Industry in Spitalfields. Tom and Annie go to Canada with one of the first parties of immigrant children destined to work on the farms of the new Dominion.
Daughter of Conflict by Jennifer DeBruin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Isolated on the frontier of colonial Deerfield, Massachusetts, Sarah yearns to know what lies beyond the distant hills - beyond her strict Puritan life. What does not know is that her family lies dangerously exposed to those with ambitions to rid the land of the English. Lurking amidst the majestic beauty, their enemies, the French and their Native allies, await the opportunity to strike.
The Queen of Unforgetting by Sylvia Maultash Warsh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Mel Montrose is a beautiful blonde grad student with a secret. Two secrets. We only know what she wants us to know. Until she is forced to run from an obsessed admirer into the arms of her family whom she has been avoiding. Then the first secret is revealed and we understand some of her motives. The second secret involves the admirer and his role in her evolving literary career.
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.
Princes in the Wilderness by Patricia Watson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
After defeating Napoleon in 1815, Britain’s population exploded. The Industrial Revolution had mechanized industry and agriculture. In the small village of Settrington, Yorkshire, Thomas Dale a young thirteen year old farmer, his brothers John, George, and their sister Hannah and her husband William saw little future in their homeland.
No Hero by Zach Neal
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Episode 9 - Calum's Justice by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 9. Calum’s Justice A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The storekeeper has murdered Magdalene’s little brother, Robbie, out of spite and Calum sets out to bring him to justice – frontier style. He knows there are men waiting for him at the trading post. He has never run from a fight and won’t run now. Before the night is over, either the murderer or Calum will be dead.
Isobel: A Romance of the Northern Trail by James Oliver Curwood
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Canada
O'Ronin Rye always brings you the very latest in yesterday’s Westerns. William MacVeigh, a jilted Mountie, nurses a broken heart while maintaining law and order in the frozen north. While his Mountie cabin-mate is pining for his woman and quite literally dying of loneliness. For many long, dark months, they have had only each other for company, and one of them may not make it until the thaw.