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Fiction » Historical » Canada
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice by Bob McCarthy
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Of 58 women condemned to death since Confederation, only 11 were executed. Only one of those hanged, Elizabeth Workman, received a recommendation of clemency from the jury involved. Unanswered to this date is the question of why Elizabeth Workman remains as the sole exception to the acceptance of the recommendation for mercy in the case of women sentenced to execution here in Canada.
Black Snow: A Novel Of The Halifax Explosion by Jon Tattrie
Price: Free! Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Black Snow is a passionate love story set in the 1917 Halifax Explosion. It follows Tommy Joyce, a soldier just back from the brutal trenches of Europe's Great War, in his search for his wife Evie after a massive explosion destroys their city. She is missing in the rubble - and missing with her is their unborn child and the explosive secret that could destroy their lives.
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.
Allies: The Trial by Wolf Riedel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » Canada
When the Taliban kidnap a team of archaeologists in Afghanistan, Colonels Phil Sambrook and Kurt Richter lead a task force of American, Canadian and Australian special forces to their rescue. The mission leads them to a court martial and a terrorist attack in Australia The novel explores the make-up and personality of its principal characters; both military and civilian and their opponents.
Adelphos by Anthony Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,920. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in 1962-3 against the background of an upbringing spanning the North Atlantic, Adelphos is the story of Beccles Ede in his final-year of General Arts at university in Montreal, Canada. Fuelled by a potent cocktail of dark fraternity politics and a first freefall into love and sex, Beccles’ last months as a student turn increasingly turbulent. Will they end in tragedy?....
The Postcard Photographer by Dan Propp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Postcard Photographer takes the reader on a leisurely walk back to the 1960s, the years of Viet Nam, soul-searching, the sudden and sad ending of the Kennedy era, the peace marches and the fold music that stirred the hearts of a generation. Bonus book included: "The Kid From A Mill Town"
In the Arms of the Goddess by Christine Varley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Horror » Occult
In the Arms of the Goddess is a story of history, secrecy, love and witchcraft. It is the story of Mia Wilde: a brilliant artist with a brilliant career that she has sabotaged with her spiralling faith in humanity and the loss of her own faith in the power of the Earth, the power of magic.
The White Passage by Kassandra Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 166,300. 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.
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.
Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka
Series: Rediscovered, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Echo Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
For 200 years, Oak Island in Mahone Bay kept its secrets. Treasure hunters came and left, spirits broken and bank accounts drained. A British admiral's wartime journal brings new hope – and new dangers – to museum curator Carlos Sheldon and his student assistant, Lauren Gates, as they join the hunt. With mounting tensions between rival treasure hunters already on the island, timing is everything.
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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: 49,940. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
High upon the peek of Crater Mountain lives a Legend. As the accounts by many eye witnesses have told, something lives in the wild. Something large and hairy, walking on two legs like a man, but definitely not a man but a savage creature… A Sasquatch. Re-trace the steps of one of history’s mightiest legends, the Sasquatch.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 1 - Birth of a Nation by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1755 France controlled most of the North American continent. What if they still did? This novel explores the French period from two perspectives – an historically accurate description of Jolliet’s discovery of the Mississippi, coupled with a hypothetical contemporary view of “Canada.” Based in Green Bay, this Canada struggles between the Catholic north and Huguenot Louisiana.
Godfrey: Book Three by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Lily's Story by Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,940. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Canada(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Copper Shield by Stewart Nash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A 1779 discovery journey takes Captain Tristan Cárdenes, twenty-one soldiers, a friar, and eight horses, to the coast of British Columbia. Their charge: travel inland for forty days and determine occupation of indigenous peoples, their numbers, strengths and wealth, and claim the land for Spain. A shipwreck leaves Cárdenes, three men, and three horses stranded. Now they must find a way back home.
Wild Bay by Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 12 · Fiction History, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All is not as it seems to be!!! Wild Bay is a novel of historical fiction based on unique first-hand experience in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada that offers great lessons in how you can come to terms with something that really bothers you whilst simultaneously gaining great personal satisfaction and benefits along the way.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan} by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.