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Fiction » Historical » Canada
No Lesser Persons: Ancestors Book 10 by W.H. (Wade) Johnson
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 122,410. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » General
Pierre and Catherine, an adventurer and a 'Fils du Roi', young and naive, face the hostile Haudenosaunee, insidious bureaucrats, scheming miscreants, plague, poverty and the unforgiving hardships of New France, a place that had already been home to the People of the Land for the last ten thousand years.
A Daughter Rebels by Ann Birch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2020 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
For Anne Powell in 1807, life in York (now Toronto) is unbearable. Her mother’s rules of genteel propriety are intolerable, as is her father’s insistence that a daughter’s only role in life is to marry. Anne craves an active, useful existence. When a chance comes to assist the local midwife, she discovers her vocation.
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.
Oak Island The Adventure Begins by R. P. Deiss
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off until March 7!) 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.
Where the River Narrows by Kathy Fischer-Brown & Genevieve Montcombroux
Series: Canadian Historical Brides, Quebec · Canadian Historical Brides. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 2 reviews)
For many Loyalists during the American War for Independence, the perilous journey to Canada is just the beginning of a long and arduous struggle to find a new home and a new life amid the upheavals of war and separation, death and privation. For Elisabeth Van Alen, it also means finding new strength and the will to survive in a new country.
Envy the Wind by Anita Davison & Victoria Chatham
Series: Canadian Historical Brides · Canadian Historical Brides, Prince Edward Island. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Grace MacKinnon’s widowhood promises little but a life of drudgery under her father-in-law’s oppressive rule. When quiet rebellion turns to opportunity, she books passage on an Atlantic steamer only to face near disaster in Halifax harbour.
Our Bull's Loose In Town by Margaret G. Hanna
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A tiny shack in a vast prairie. Spooked horses and straying bulls. A town half-destroyed by fire. The year with no crop. An untimely death. Little did Addie Wright realize what she would face when she came west from Ontario in 1910 to marry her fiancé, Abraham Hanna. Based on entries in Abraham’s diaries, Our Bull’s Loose In Town!
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 Left Behind Bride, Nova Scotia by Mahrie Reid
Series: Canadian Historical Brides · Canadian Historical Brides, Nova Scotia. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Maggie Conrad’s husband of ten days is sent overseas in WW1 and never comes home. A second suitor is lost at sea in Nova Scotia’s August Gale. Turning thirty, and on her own, she resolves to make a life for her herself and her younger brother, Ivan.
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
Duelling in a New World by Ann Birch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,110. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 1 review)
John White is a barrister trapped in a disastrous marriage. In 1792, he breaks loose and strikes out for a new life over the sea, leaving Marianne and his children in England. As Upper Canada’s first Attorney-General, he confronts the conflicts of the early parliament. He pushes through a bill abolishing the import of slaves—long before Britain or America
On A Stormy Primeval Shore: Canadian Historical Brides by Diane Scott Lewis & N.M. Bell
Series: Canadian Historical Brides, New Brunswick · Canadian Historical Brides. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1784, Englishwoman Amelia Latimer sails to the new colony of New Brunswick in faraway Canada. She’s to marry a man chosen by her soldier father. Amelia is repulsed by her betrothed, refuses to marry, then meets the handsome Acadian trader, Gilbert, a man beneath her in status.
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.