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Fiction » Historical » Canada
“Le Point de non Retour” (The Point of No Return ) by Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 221,120. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Such amazing adventures could only be true. This is the tale of brave French settlers who risked all they knew to sail beyond the horizon in sharing a common dream of settling in the new world. Follow Louis Hebert and Champlain as they encounter one event after another in preventing this common dream and learn what they did to conquer it.
Mayhem at Rock Creek and more Gold Rush Stories by M. L. Poncelet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Hardship and conflict follow desperate gold seekers as they travel up the Fraser River into territory previously claimed by the Hudson’s Bay Company. Galvanized by their own greed and determination, they brave swollen rivers and precipitous trails to get to the gold diggings where gold commissioners and justices await, ready to take advantage of the gold fever.
The Colquhouns in Canada by Evelyn Dreiling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This historical fiction novel follows the ancient Scottish Clan Colquhoun from the time the first transported prisoner, William Cahoone, landed in New England in 1650. It follows the experiences of William in Massachussetts, and further generations of Cohoons who moved to Nova Scotia, Canada, then on to Ontario and Quebec. It is a fascinating story, all thoroughly researched and authentic.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay by Tim Povhe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Eleanor Merryweather, an immortal witch, is drawn to an isolated island in coastal Nova Scotia. Troubled by events in her past, she becomes obsessed with Oak Island, its hidden treasure and the many mysterious, dark secrets concealed there.
Rachael's Legacy by Pat Mattaini Mestern
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Godfrey: Book Two by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
True Gold by M. M. Justus
Series: Time in Yellowstone, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Stowaway. When Karin Myre, a Norwegian seamstress's assistant, catches the excitement of the Klondike Gold Rush, she decides to head north, but how? Impulsively, she sneaks on board one of the ships in Seattle's harbor only to find herself trapped in the hold. But her rescue from the captain and a fate worse than death by a determined young prospector begins her honest search for true gold.
What Lies Behind by Cynthia Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(2.00 from 1 review)
Behind the clouds of dementia, Lillian holds memories of a life that her granddaughter Lisa could never imagine. Lillian kept her extraordinary life a secret, retreating into a lonely, bitter existence. Curious about her grandmother's mysterious past, Lisa unearths a long-buried secret that may finally bring the truth to light.
Canada Died? by Piso Mojado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
I was one of the people who used those Canadian slugs as currency for years before I realized one day that they weren't American nickels. They look and feel like American nickels, but then I read the inscription on one of them: "Canada, 1867-2008". I was shocked and deeply saddened.
Moonrakers at Peace and War by Brooke Broadbent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Olivier de la Beauregard by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Françoise, an only child, in the 1660's, finds love with Olivier,whose promise to wed her on completion of his military tour does not occur. She seeks to find him in New France, relying upon the King's girls program to pay her passage and dowry. She must marry within three months. Pierre Baudin, contrary to the law prohibiting Huguenots coming, meets her there. He had snuck him into the colony.
Godfrey: Book One by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
Anne of Green Gables - The Official Movie Adaptation by Kevin Sullivan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The little redheaded girl with the big imagination - and an even bigger heart - arrives in sedate Avonlea and the misadventures begin!
Moonlit Days and Nights by D.H. Toole
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Crime Writers of Canada winner for best first novel. Welcome to Toronto in the naughty eighteen nineties with its glorious opera houses, sumptuous brothels, underworld gangs, and drugs galore. Follow the adventure of Reginald Ravencroft - the rustic dreamer from Balls Falls as he heads off to Toronto on a mission of revenge involving burglaries, kidnapping, murder and a good deal of shopping.
The Good Servant by Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Kingston, Canada. 1842. The Good Servant tells the tale of the Hutchinson's, a prominent English family, and Ernest Caldwell, the man who serves them. The Hutchinson's spectacular fall from grace, coupled with the riveting and suspenseful drama of the daily goings-on of their househould make this historical thriller a fast-paced and exciting read that will keep you captivated until the very end.
Road to Avonlea - Vows of SIlence by Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHEN ALEC KING PRESENTS HIS WIFE, JANET, WITH A COMB that belonged to his great Aunt, Janet hopes to put the unsightly heirloom away forever. But her daughter, Felicity, has a different plan. Felicity borrows the comb to impress her friends – and then loses it.
Road to Avonlea - Old Quarrels, Old Love by Heather Conkie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
AFTER MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS, WHO SHOULD RETURN to Avonlea but Aunt Hetty’s old flame, Romney Penhallow — and it seems he’s back to win her heart again! As the whole town cheerfully observes Romney’s wooing, the fortress of Hetty’s pride seems to be crumbling. Could Avonlea’s prim and proper schoolmarm really be falling in love?
Road to Avonlea - Family Rivalry by Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
THE RETURN OF ROGER KING - WORLD FAMOUS geologist – turns the King farm topsy-turvy with excitement. But a boyhood feud between Roger and brother Alec wreaks havoc on the homecoming, and sparks begin to fly – not just between cousins Felix and Andrew as well.
Road to Avonlea - Friends and Relations by Heather Conkie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHILE THE LADIES GO INTO TOWN FOR AN AUCTION AND the men set off for a day of ice-fishing, Sara and her cousin Felicity King are left to mind the children. But the pleasant day is nearly ruined when petty arguments break out over past wrongs. It is not until Aunt Abigail’s little boy goes missing that the family is drawn back together in desperate search to find him before it’s too late.
Road to Avonlea - A Dark and Stormy Night by Gail Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
WHEN THE BEAUTIFUL AND MYSTERIOUS AMANDA STONE gives Gus Pike a bag of priceless jewels to hide, his instincts - and hear - tell him he's helping a friend. But Amanda Stone is not a friend, she's a jewelry thief who is looking to double-cross her partner, Robert Rutherford - an use the lovesick Gus to help her.