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Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope by Francis Guenette
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope, shamelessly tugs at the reader’s emotions. A compilation of thirteen redemption stories, these glittering gems break the heart open with themes of loss, helplessness, jolting change and mistaken paths. For the reader who is willing to carefully untangle the words, within each strand of story sorrow there are threads of hope to be found.
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.
Broken Cornstalks by Catherine A. MacKenzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,230. 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 » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Tripping Into Mexico tells the adventures of Corsey Clamming as he travels through Canada, the USA, and Mexico. He writes of men released from prison, of self-destroying artists, homeless hitch-hikers, and more. Corsey believes in a world he consciously creates. Dirt, heat, blood, and beauty mix as Corsey seeks his muse, and follows the philosophy of, 'You create your own reality.'
Dark Satires by Louis Shalako
Price: $2.99 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: $0.99 USD. 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 » Literary collections » Canadian
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 » Literary collections » Canadian(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 » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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.
Kent Bridge by Michael Hammond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Eleanor has run the crossroads store for decades and knows all there is to know about her tiny corner of Kent County. When a stranger named Vincent makes an unexpected offer to buy the store, Eleanor is rattled by his persistence and veiled threats. Not wanting to ask anyone for a thing, Eleanor is forced to go to her rural neighbours for help to find out why this ruthless man is after her.
King Eddie by Michael Hammond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
After reluctantly giving his life to the town's mill, Eddie Daoust is biding his time until retirement. Never one to bother with union politics, Eddie keeps his head down until the economy goes south and the mill's owner locks out the workers. Eddie is suddenly thrust into a stand-off he never wanted and is forced to hold the mill for ransom in order to save what future the town has left.
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 » Literary collections » Canadian
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 » Historical » Canada
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: Free! Words: 4,840. 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 greedy 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, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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.
Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Davenport Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Anne id about to marry her childhood friend, Gilbert Blythe, and set up home with him in her "house of dreams". Life really does seem perfect for a while, but suddenly Anne's charmed life is touched by tragedy. Who would have thought that the honesty of her enigmatic friend, Leslie Moore, would help her to overcome her sorrow?