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Fiction » Historical » Canada
Discovered Courage by Tom Van Walleghem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Tom and his friends never knew just how cruel Jimmy Barnes, the class bully, could be until he targets Tom’s favorite teacher, a First World War veteran. Trying to come to grips with what they witnessed causes Tom to explore his own family’s connection to World War One. But what Tom discovers is as shocking to him as Jimmy’s prank.
Desperate Acts by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
Woods Runner, Massacre at Schenectady by Rejean Giguere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Huron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » USA
A fast paced, vivid fictionalized depiction of a little-known historical event that tied together the sometimes violent history of Canada and the United States.
The Bishop's Pawn by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Lurid gossip trails Dick Dougherty in his flight from New York to Toronto in 1838. But calumny mixes with politics, and a fiery sermon by Bishop John Strachan incites his murder. Dick is found dead with a note on his back bearing one word “Sodomite.” Marc Edwards, Dick’s dear friend, travels to New York to investigate. Even he is shocked by the depravity he uncovers.
Seven Fires by George Will
Price: Free! Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Seven Fires is a novel that combines elements of Anisinabe (Ojibwe) sorcery, with high tech espionage and historical injustice - with a few days of fishing thrown in.
Allies: The Rivers by Wolf Riedel
Series: The Allies, 2 of 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Two special forces officers, one American the other Canadian, are dispatched to Afghanistan to investigate the circumstances of a fatal night firefight between elements of the British Army, the Taliban and rogue Afghan National Police near the town of Sangin. Their investigation takes them from a series of battles and corruption on the shores of Afghan rivers to those of the Potomac.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 5 - Carbines and Calumets by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this final book of the series, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Colorado secede from Canada and fighting begins. Shawn travels to New Orleans to learn more about the rebellion and is nearly killed as he investigates involvement by an American company seeking to profit from the war. Final efforts at peace are made as people choose between carbines and calumets.
In a Time of Magic by Arnold W. Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In a Time of Magic is a tale of wildness, transformation and sexuality. On tranquil Vasquez island, Ryan and Selene struggle to meet the challenges of returning to the land, opening to love, experimenting with sexuality, and learning from ancient spiritual traditions. Selene turns Ryan’s world upside down, introducing him to a magical, rather than logical, way of living in the world.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 4 - Mississippi Beast by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this fourth volume, unknown attackers begin launching assaults in Green Bay and nearly kill Claude Jolliet. But the biggest problems arise from a flood on the Mississippi that inundates the primary shipping and supply center of Canada. Elise and Shawn have 14 days to get systems there running again before the economy of the country collapses.
L'homme Theroux by Carlos Cunha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Western
Canadian Métis teenager Thomas Theroux is pushed onto the trail to manhood after a routine trading post transaction goes horribly wrong. Not fully accepted by any of the powers jockeying for control of the gold-rich Saskatchewan frontier, Thomas must weave his way through the fortune seekers pouring into the territory, bellicose First Peoples, and the formidable landscape itself.
Come What May by Sherryl Caulfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Come What May, Book 2 of The Iceberg Trilogy, continues the story of the Daltons through their daughter, Gene. In 1951, seventeen-year old Gene travels north into the Canadian wilderness. There, she meets Sonny Marlow, a pilot not long returned from Europe. Drawn together by love but kept apart by fear, theirs is a tumultuous relationship that is as unpredictable as the woman Gene becomes.
Magdalena's Song by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Canterbury House. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The story of a village suddenly wakened from years of apathy and restraint. 1947, a year of transition, the war is over, the world has changed, people are restless, relationships are strained. Men have returned from the war physically and mentally exhausted. During thirteen days in the autumn of 1947, a mysterious Count proves there is common sense, integrity, and harmony in the midst of chaos.
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.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall by William Wresch
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 1 review)
This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?
The Last Time I Saw Jane by Kate Pullinger
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Audrey is a journalist living in London. Anonymous in the city she has left her troubled past far behind in Canada. A passionate affair with Jack, and an intense new friendship with Shereen bring uncertainties and confusion and Audrey finds herself drawn into the dramatic story of James Douglas,19th Century pioneer and the first mixed race Governor of British Columbia.
My Father's Ears by Karen Goa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When an Italian-Canadian immigrant's harsh but remarkable past catches up with him, his skeptical daughter Sophie sets out to discover the truth about her father, his relationship with a Romanian trapeze artist and a mysterious New Zealander claiming to be his son.
Anna's Secret by Margaret A. Westlie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » Canada
A woman has been murdered. Angus MacDonald, church elder and de facto leader of the community, brings the small group of Scottish settlers together as they seek to uncover the wrongdoer. Old Annie, the last of the original settlers, knows Anna’s secret. Will it be the key to finding her killer?
From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From rebel fighter to thoughtful teacher - the continuing story of the Irish family, the Traceys. This sequel to my first book, "A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey", is entitled, "From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey" and covers the period roughly 1840 to 1880. Michael Tracey followed a different path from his father. He was less of a fighter and more of a philosopher prone to depression.
The Banks of Newfoundland by Jonathan Crocker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel and Charlie, a pair of young men from Newfoundland, head off to fight in the Great War. Follow the exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment, and the impact that the war has on the lives of the young men who took up arms.