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Fiction » Historical » Canada
A Bolt From The Blue by Robert James Bridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2019 by Blazing Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Little did anyone in the town of Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada realize that their lives were about to change and the snowbound scenario soon to become a blood begrimed event on December 6th, 9am in the year 1917. Based on a true story. I hope this is not a reminder to those who remember the tragedy of that fateful day, December 1917.
A Bolt From the Blue by Robert James Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
As the sands of time erase stories from peoples minds many folk in Canada and around the world may have never heard of the tragedy that happened that fateful day, but each and every year on the 6th December at 9am the bells in Halifax ring out to remember those that died and were injured in the Halifax Explosion or as some said A Bolt From The Blue!.
Brothers of the Zodiac: Earth (Prologue) by Maxwell Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018 by Zarra Knightley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Six become twelve. As Lady Ishtar chooses among the slain of the Trojan War, she realizes that six men are not enough to carry her name. The Greeks are becoming the rulers of the modern world, and she may be forgotten. She needs more warriors . . . more Brothers of the Zodiac.
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
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.
Fairy Dust by Mingus Casey
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A boy struggles to escape an orphanage where fantastic, surreal and evil things happen. Based loosely on mind control experiments conducted in Canada in the 1950's, disguised as foreign medical aid.
Muggins Rules by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1944 in France, over a month after the bloody D-Day landings. Allied armies are engaged in a life and death struggle against a determined German army. The outcome of the war hangs in the balance.
Episode 7 - Calum's War by Leigh Barker
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Clan: Season 2, Episode 7. Calum’s War A Bitesize 1-hour Read. The predators are gathering! As Calum, Big John, and Magdalene head north on the stolen mail coach, Colonel Dutronc springs his trap. And at last Jacob Metzger sees his chance to kill Calum and return to England, back to his killing spree. The odds against our heroes are stacked higher than ever before.
Betrayed by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In Saskatchewan in 1912 it is against the law for a white woman to work for a Chinese business owner. Widow Dorothy McMillian desperately needs money so she and her daughters can travel east to escape the harsh future her late husbands farm offers. Dorothy must confront a valued family friend and convince him of her plight.
A Baby Changes Everything! by Carol Marlene Smith
Series: The Dream. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Marlee Sweet was in a pickle. And it wouldn't be long before she'd want to be eating them! Stranded by her boyfriend, she was now faced with singing in the band by herself. The days grew weary and finally she could take no more. After travelling back to Nova Scotia to live with her sister.Marlee had to succumb to a new way of life. A baby was a big responsibility. Was she up to the task?
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story by Charlotte Cameron
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up.
Temptation by Zach Neal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Etienne, Sieur de Berignac, and his young cousin and protégé Pierre, have tools, kettles and blankets to trade. It is the guns that are the most sought-after. A little brandy and some diplomacy will take them a long ways, but as Pierre discovers, the language barrier is a killer. A short story of Canada’s colourful and romantic past.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Spring 1927. Godfrey and Antoinette are officially an item. That doesn't stop the suave and debonair Eddie Ryerson though. Back from Toronto for a visit, Eddie has his eye on the young women of Wainwright – and Antoinette is in his sights. Meanwhile, Antonia is having a real dilemma getting her choice of treasurer elected for the Wainwright Catholic Women's League and Isaac loses a dear friend.
Sluicebox Series Volume 1 Issue 1 by M. L. Poncelet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Historical » Canada
The Sluicebox Series is a collection of interesting facts and entertaining fiction about the Fraser River Gold Rush and the Cariboo Gold Rush of the 1800s in British Columbia. Read how Francis Jones Barnard’s express company grew from just a two-horse wagon to a fleet of stagecoaches. Issue one includes BX Holdup,a mystery about a stagecoach robbery during the summer of 1865.
Godfrey: Book Four by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
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(4.25 from 4 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.