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The Trailer by David Halliday
Series: The Invisible Man, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
The Trailer is a novelette, Part of a multi series of books under the banner THE INVISIBLE MAN. This story concerns a retired cop who now works as a crossing guard and has become the object of two students' school assignment. They want to make a movie about him. He is not enthusiastic but his dead wife who talks to him everyday is.
Primo by Jonathan Chun-yin Got
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
This novel is different, there's no rising or falling action or a climax as your English teacher taught you in grade school. It is based on a collection of fictionalized true stories about a young boy and his cousin and his image of her as they grow up together.
The Witiko’s Necklace and Other Fabrications by Brian Reynolds
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A collection of thirty short works of fiction by Brian Reynolds (Mouse, self-published at Smashwords, 2015) with a variety of themes and tones. All of them attempt to focus on character and the human condition. Many are located in the Canadian north, but others find their inspiration in the American Midwest and Toronto. Many have Indigenous content. All of them seek to be “literary” in style.
Word Fest, Celebrating Ideas by Mississauga Writers Group
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
A colloboration of writings from the Mississauga Writers Group. The group was originally formed in January 2013 from Mississauga local writers. The diverse group meets once a month and share their experiences. This is their first anthology and each of the members are represented in the anthology. The writings vary in length and are very diverse in content. Enjoy the diversity of each writing.
Paper Patches (Short Fiction for Women) by Catherine A. MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
These 28 short stories are geared toward women and women's issues. Although, at times, the writing leans toward the dark and dreary and death, these are all stories women can relate to. The stories may be bizarre at times, yet still ominously real. This is women's literary fiction with a darker twist that transcends simply romance.
Broken Cornstalks by Catherine A. MacKenzie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
The 28 stories in this book, though geared toward women, include tales of the supernatural, horror, fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, romance, even a couple of sappy stories. Some of these have been published previously (or will soon be published) in anthologies and are reprinted here with permission.
Record Three: Shame by Allthing Publications
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
I’ve done bad things. I’ve lied. I’ve cheated. Whenever my family gets doughnuts, I hide the blueberry fritter so no one else can eat it. This issue of Record is all about shame, and the stories we'd rather not tell.
Tripping Into Mexico by Eldon Arkinstall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
Here's the tale of one man seeking inspiration. A writer yearns for something beautiful in his world, and doesn't want anyone to die in his writing. His adventures are sad, or glad, with the humour of the human condition. He believes his mind is key to all he experiences, so he watches to catch lapses in concentration that result in haphazard constructions encountered as the events of his days.
Dark Satires by Louis Shalako
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,900. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Dark Satires is a collection of short fiction with the focus on fun. Stories like The Kidney, The Death of Frederigo Velasquez, The Hive, and News From the Future will set you back in your chair, raise your eyebrows, elevate your heart-rate and quicken your pulse. Not for the faint of heart or the overly-sensitive.
Engines of Creation by Louis Shalako
Price: Free! Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Short stories that pack a punch, including science fiction, fantasy, satire, humour, and a strangely uplifting mild horror. A collection.
Guppy Soup by JT Therrien
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Guppy Soup explore human nature and how we sometimes simply don't live up to our potential. Guppy Soup reveals us as who we (oftentimes) are: impatient, petty, jealous, flawed creatures who have knee-jerk reactions to the world of appearances; people who fall too far short of achieving a charitable outlook on life and on others to be considered good.
Resurrecting Cybele by Jenifer Mohammed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cybele Moondragon is an unemployed English graduate student who is disillusioned with her life and tired of being in debt. She decides to resurrect a matriarchal cult based on the pagan goddess Cybele in order to make a lot of money and empower men and women who are stifled in more traditional, patriarchal religions.
Platinum Poet by Kennie Kayoz
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Coyotes Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Kennie the platinum poet brings to you 7 platinum pieces of poetry that have never seen the light of day until now... 7 brand new platinum pieces of poetry. brought to you by the man behind Coyotes Publishing showing you each stage of his life through his writing the good and the bad.
Under the Yellow Kite by Rose Marie Colucci
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Set in a northern Inuit village, where Evil Spirits linger behind snow mountains, Under the Yellow Kite is a portrait of a woman’s courage, a visionary of changing times, and the survival she faces against her abusive husband, her community and traditions. It remains a story of untold love as her husband`s half brother vows to protect her only to intensify conflicts between brothers.
La $a$katchewan [Saskatchewan} by Lionel Lizee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Involved in the early 1900's migration of French Canadians to an area of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, the characters battle themselves and the elements in the quest for the golden harvest of riches. The thrust of bumper crops and droughts, accidental deaths, and the dreams that brought them to this land collide and reconstruct themselves and their lives. Lust for wealth trumps relationships.
Invasive Species by Eldon Arkinstall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian(2.00 from 1 review)
John Cheever is waylaid by a growing problem. Invasive species have colonized the roadways of British Columbia and marred John’s peace-of-mind. He takes action even as one conscienceless man threatens to destroy John’s work.
Loose Movement Part 2 by Steve Wheeler
Series: Loose Movement, Part 2. Price: Free! Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Loose Movement Part 2 is another collection of travel writing, film and music reviews and fictional short stories, most of which have been published online.
Rilla of Ingleside by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Set almost a decade after Rainbow Valley, Europe is on the brink of the First World War, and Anne's youngest daughter Rilla is an irrepressible almost-15-year-old, excited about her first adult party and blissfully unaware of the chaos that the Western world is about to enter.
Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Anne Shirley has now been married to Gilbert Blythe for 15 years, and the couple have six children: Jem, Walter, Nan, Di, Shirley, and Rilla. After a holiday in Europe, Anne returns to the news that a new minister has arrived in Glen St. Mary. John Meredith is a widower with four young children: Jerry, Faith, Una, and Carl.