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From Colony to Country: Michael Tracey
By Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: 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: $4.95 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: 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.
Temptation
By Zach Neal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Etienne, Sieur de Berignac, and his young cousin and protégé Pierre, have tools, kettles and blankets to trade. It is the guns that are the most sought-after. A little brandy and some diplomacy will take them a long ways, but as Pierre discovers, the language barrier is a killer. A short story of Canada’s colourful and romantic past.
The Soldier's Mirror
By Jay Zendrowski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A story of friendships forged in a time of crisis; of honour, and integrity. Set against the backdrop of the D-Day invasion of France, an old man’s dying confession reveals an intriguing tale of theft, unflagging loyalty, murder and soul-searching redemption. The unveiling of this family secret sparks a compelling quest as a dutiful son endeavors to complete his father’s final wish.
Seldom Come By
By Sherryl Caulfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,510. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwrecked survivor, Samuel Dalton. Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonble father and the Great War that drags Samuel to the Western Front. As the war moves towards its final harrowing days they both discover tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path.
The Units
By Jamie Mackay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Units is a fictional story about a psychology graduate student from Chicago who moves to small town Wainwright to take an internship at Wainwright Mental Institution (WMI). During her time in Wainwright she works at the hospital and, while she falls in love with her romantic interest, she uncovers wrongdoings within the institution.
Kicker's Journey
By Lois Cloarec Hart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In 1899, Kicker works as a hostler and farrier at Grindleshire Academy for Young Ladies. When Kicker falls in love with teacher Madelyn, it radically alters the course of her tranquil life.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Spring 1927. Godfrey and Antoinette are officially an item. That doesn't stop the suave and debonair Eddie Ryerson though. Back from Toronto for a visit, Eddie has his eye on the young women of Wainwright – and Antoinette is in his sights. Meanwhile, Antonia is having a real dilemma getting her choice of treasurer elected for the Wainwright Catholic Women's League and Isaac loses a dear friend.
February 3
By Steve Wheeler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
World War 1, the draft, the vote for women, both caused Robert Borden, Prime Minister of Canada to go back on his word, to break his promises to avoid conscription and to legislate women’s suffrage. At this time the Canadian Parliament Buildings burned to the ground. There never has been an agreed upon, definitive cause to that fire though there is an official line. Here is what really happened.
Waiting for the Crest
By Mary Maxie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 and represented by Durragraphix. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
2013 saw the once-in-a-lifetime flood of epic proportions in Calgary, Alberta Canada. The flooding occurred with a ‘perfect storm’ of events, which saw spring run off from the Rocky Mountains west of the city, coincide with heavy rains.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
By Michael W Pieri
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00 from 1 review)
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
By Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
Storyteller
By Sherry Isaac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A haunted busker weaves his way through grief. Short story.
CASE 666 - Travesty of Justice
By Bob McCarthy
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: 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: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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. Category: 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: $10.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
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.