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Road to Avonlea - Conversions
By Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A VISITING MISSIONARY’S ROUSING TALES OF ADVENTURE abroad fire up Sara Stanley’s imagination. With true zeal, she takes up the missionary’s cause with Peter Craig, the young hired hand at Rose Cottage. As she soon discovers, though, there’s more to goodness and charity than just going to church — and it’s Peter who teaches everyone that lesson.
Road to Avonlea - Quarantine at Alexander Abraham's
By Fiona McHugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
AS SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER RACHEL LYNDE SETS OUT to Alexander Abraham’s farm in search of a truant pupil, so too does Felix (with the help of his sisters and cousin Sara) to warn his schoolmate of her impending arrival. But Felix, Sara and Mrs. Lynde not only find themselves thrown together in Mr. Abraham’s parlor, but quarantined too — with the old curmudgeon, Alexander Abraham.
Road to Avonlea - The Materializing of Duncan McTavish
By Heather Conkie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
SARA’S DREAD AT HAVING TO ATTEND HER FIRST SEWING circle turns to delight, when she discovers that as much storytelling as sewing goes on there. And the best story of all is Marilla Cuthbert’s, of a long-ago suitor named Duncan McTavish.
Road to Avonlea - Song of the Night
By Fiona McHugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHEN SARA AND HER KING COUSINS GO EXPLORING THE old, run-down Lloyd mansion – and discover the reclusive Old Miss Lloyd within – Sara makes it her mission to discover the secrets behind Old Lady Lloyd’s lonely, reclusive life.
Road to Avonlea - Story Girl Earns Her Name
By Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
AFTER MISTAKENLY HELPING A CON MAN TO RUN OFF with the proceeds from a Magic Lantern show, which were intended for donation to the school library, a remorseful Sara takes it upon herself to raise the money again, launching one disastrous scheme after another — until she comes upon the idea of her own Magic Lantern show.
Road to Avonlea - Journey Begins
By Dennis Adair
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,020. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
SARA STANLEY’S LIFE IS TURNED UPSIDE DOWN WHEN HER adored father is threatened with financial ruin. To protect her from scandal during this crisis, he determines to send her and her Nanny Louisa from their Montreal mansion to Prince Edward Island — her late mother’s birthplace, and home to a family she has never known. Thus begins Sara’s journey, on the road to Avonlea.
Wind At My Back - Something From Nothing
By Kevin Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
FAT'S BEEN BITTEN - BY THE ACTING BUG. ALLOWED to participate when a travelling stage show comes to New Bedford, Fat is dazzled by the footlights and now has ears only for the applause of an adoring audience. He thinks he's found his calling - until Grandmother Bailey finds out about his plans, of course.
Wind At My Back - My Dog Pal
By Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
IT'S A DREAM COME TRUE FOR HUB AND FAT: THEY HAVE been entrusted to "dog-sit" Pal, the town's beloved collie, Grandmother Bailey even agreed! But trouble starts brewing when Pal is accused of terrorizing the next-door neighbor's prize-winning chickens. And things go from bad to worse when Grandmother Bailey's purse disappears and guess who looks like the culprit? Pal, of course.
Wind At My Back - Nerves of Steel
By Kevin Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
IT'S JUST NOT FAIR. HUB'S GOOD AT EVERYTHING - including all the sports that Fat finds impossible. So when Max Sutton, the local schoolteacher, puts together an athletic team to compete for the Fall Fair's Human Pyramid Contest, Hub naturally is right in the thick of things. But as the pyramid nears completion, everyone realizes someone Fat's size is just what the team needs.
Wind At My Back - Leaving Home
By Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. HUB AND FAT KNEW THAT the Great Depression had come to their home town - their friends and neighbors are now very poor and even food seems scarece - but they didn't think it would affect them. After all, Dad did own the local hardware store. Then the bank forecloses on Jack Bailey's loan, and everything changes - fast.
Russian Bear
By J. G. Abbey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the Russian Bear, a Faberge Imperial Egg, becomes part of a bequest to Kananaskis University it is out of spite for her abusive husband that the wife of the Chair of the Board of Governors steals the egg. Follow a trail of covetous behaviour, arrogance, lies and murder as Dr. Trenwith Morrisey recovers the egg and learns that colleagues' agendas are more highly valued than truth.
Adèle: wilderness bride. A story of New France
By Thora Illing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Escaping from a bad marriage is challenging in any age. It was fraught with danger in 17th century New France when a runaway bride could expect censure from society and Church, even if she found an honest way of earning a living.
Bytown
By Steve Wheeler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MUFFERAW’s epic bareknuckle match with the Royal Navy champion and Colonel JOHN BY's Rideau Canal project background the young people's struggle.
Using Toonies
By Jason Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
An American journalist's roadtrip to Toronto to start a new job writing travel articles for Canada's largest newspaper soon spirals out of control into a frantic quest to understand what the hell a Quebec separatist is before it's too late.
CUSHING, a Novel
By marylou miner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This novel, based on actual events, follows the lives of James and Annabelle Wallace and their four daughters. Their triumphs and tragedies are interwoven with the town of Cushing, Quebec itself, and are set against the backdrop of a momentous period in Canadian history, 1850-1934.
The Guardians of Stavka: The Deadly Hunt for the Romanov Gold
By Robert Egby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For sixty years rumours raged on Canada’s west coast that a large gold cache belonging to the murdered Tsar Nikolas II was lost in a sunken ship. In 1979 when a weekend hunter discovers an ingot in a remote mountain cave it triggers a flurry of international gold seekers. The Tsar’s cache of 110 tonnes is worth three billion dollars.
La ballade irlandaise
By Luc Gagnon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Rien ne destinait au départ les habitants de ce petit village de Nouvelle-France, accroché aux rochers d'un littoral inhospitalier, à vivre des événements qui allaient bouleverser leurs acquis et raffermir leur foi, autant en l'amour passion qu'en l'amour fraternel. La ballade irlandaise est une chronique colorée et intense de l'apprivoisement de l'autre et de la recherche de soi.
The Big Story
By Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Wilder can smell a story and she’s determined to sniff out one that will make her a star reporter. Thousands of dollars in Yukon gold dust are passing through the trusted hands of the North West Mounted Police. Surely they aren’t all as honest as their reputation, she surmises, and sets out on a journey that will bring her acclaim, just not the variety she envisioned.
Dinner with Lisa
By R. L. Prendergast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the disastrous economic times of the 1930s, Joseph Gaston, a young widower with four children, arrives in the small town of Philibuster seeking security for his family. Instead, he faces barriers everywhere. Enraged by his situation, he attempts one last desperate act—on the night he learns about the mysterious Lisa.
Alien Corn
By Alex Aitken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.