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Fiction » Historical » Canada
Resolution: Huck Finn's Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Canada
They had come to that neck of the woods seeking adventure. Someone should have warned them, “Be careful what you wish for.” When disaster strikes, Huck and Molly volunteer to save the day by making an arduous six hundred mile journey by dog sled in the depths of a Yukon winter. They cannot stop. They cannot turn back. They can only go on. Lives hang in the balance—including theirs.
East of the Merrimack by Harold Warwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Brian Henry Dingle. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The year is 1689, and John Gyles, a young eleven year old boy of an English family farm near Pemaquid Harbor in New England, is captured by Indians (North American aboriginals) and remains with them in captivity for the next five years. The story is one of survival, danger, excitement, tenderness and love, on the background of accurate historical fact.
The Traveller's Cage by Andrew Cupar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1865, William Penderton escapes from London’s Millbank Prison. But can he escape from the prison inside him? His past, his family, his character – these are the challenges on his path to self-discovery. A steamship journey across the Atlantic lets him leave his secrets behind, but will a new life in Canada actually deliver the freedom he seeks?
Forgotten Secrets by Wesbrook Bay Books
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Three friends find deep and divisive secrets when researching for a World War II Grade 9 project -- a massacre of Royal Winnipeg Rifles that no Nazis were punished for; Nazi looting; a family's incredible escape to Canada. Canada's shameful refusal to accept Jewish refugees in the 1940s is still a forgotten secret and maybe one we should understand because of the plight of refugees worldwide.
From Ragged London to the Garden of Eden by Jean Jardine Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the death of their mother in a nineteenth century London slum, the Denton children are separated. The younger two are adopted by their uncle, who takes the older brother and sister to Annie Macpherson's House of Industry in Spitalfields. Tom and Annie go to Canada with one of the first parties of immigrant children destined to work on the farms of the new Dominion.
Daughter of Conflict by Jennifer DeBruin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Isolated on the frontier of colonial Deerfield, Massachusetts, Sarah yearns to know what lies beyond the distant hills - beyond her strict Puritan life. What does not know is that her family lies dangerously exposed to those with ambitions to rid the land of the English. Lurking amidst the majestic beauty, their enemies, the French and their Native allies, await the opportunity to strike.
The Queen of Unforgetting by Sylvia Maultash Warsh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Mel Montrose is a beautiful blonde grad student with a secret. Two secrets. We only know what she wants us to know. Until she is forced to run from an obsessed admirer into the arms of her family whom she has been avoiding. Then the first secret is revealed and we understand some of her motives. The second secret involves the admirer and his role in her evolving literary career.
The Marc Edwards Mystery Series Box Set by Don Gutteridge
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 408,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the 1830's, British North America throbbed with rebellion. Factions in the Canadas wanted democratic reforms from British overlords. Bands of American gun runners south of the border wanted to annex the territory. In Upper and Lower Canada, English and French settles were at odds. Enter dashing Marc Edwards, soldier, detective, and lawyer working to restore justice in the wild zone.
Bombproof by P. L. Wytka
Series: Third Battalion Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
One year on the Western Front through the eyes of a First World War Canadian infantry platoon.
Princes in the Wilderness by Patricia Watson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
After defeating Napoleon in 1815, Britain’s population exploded. The Industrial Revolution had mechanized industry and agriculture. In the small village of Settrington, Yorkshire, Thomas Dale a young thirteen year old farmer, his brothers John, George, and their sister Hannah and her husband William saw little future in their homeland.
Isobel: A Romance of the Northern Trail by James Oliver Curwood
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Canada
O'Ronin Rye always brings you the very latest in yesterday’s Westerns. William MacVeigh, a jilted Mountie, nurses a broken heart while maintaining law and order in the frozen north. While his Mountie cabin-mate is pining for his woman and quite literally dying of loneliness. For many long, dark months, they have had only each other for company, and one of them may not make it until the thaw.
The Buxton Chronicles by Victoria Chatham
Series: The Buxton Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The complete boxed set of all three novellas in the Buxton Chronicles. Cold Gold, On Borrowed Time and Shell Shocked. The story of Lord Randoph Buxton and his wife Lady Serena Buxton.
A Walk with Mary by Jennifer DeBruin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Set in one of Canada’s most historic regions, in a time of stoicism, we find that as Mary’s long-repressed spirit begins to re-emerge, Alzheimer’s is washing away her memories, just as the waters washed away her beloved village. Her granddaughter, Eliza, realizes if anyone is to ever truly know who she is, her story needs to be told.
Minor Corruption by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey by Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.
West to the Bay by Joan Donaldson-Yarmey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1750, Thomas Gunn, along with three friends, join the Hudson's Bay Company and sail from Stromness on the Orkney Islands of northern Scotland to York Factory fort on Hudson's Bay. They believe they are starting a new and exciting life in what is called Rupert's Land, but tragedy follows them, striking for the first time on the ship. At the fort Thomas finds his older brother, Edward...
Unholy Alliance by Don Gutteridge
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A locked mansion mystery set near Toronto in 1839 where the fate of Canada depends on finding the killer. Marc and Robert Baldwin, working for responsible government, are secretly meeting with with Quebec leaders. But a murder interferes and all are suspects. Marc and Cobb have three days to solve it before political enemies of democracy learn their plans and sink their progress.
Sailing Uncharted Waters, Volume 1 by Nan Creaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Nan Virginia Colwell was born and lived her growing up years during the 30s, 40s and 50s in a small town in northern New Brunswick, Canada. Those were difficult years for a young girl, living in conflict with race and religion, poverty, and issues dealing with the growth of a sleeping giant suddenly awakening from a devastating war that changed morals, faith and too much money too soon.
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.