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1914 --- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
In Part one, 1914, the war begins. Canada is proud to contribute to the war effort while the United States declares its neutrality.
Western Cycles: Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Canadian transformations become palpable after the Second World War. Western Cycles: Canada describes these changes, dividing several historical periods within the actions carried out during the administrations of the respective prime ministers from William Lyon Mackenzie King to Stephen Harper. It also presents graphic information related to the behavior of various economic indicators.
The Toronto Mafia Gambling Supremacy and Heroin Trafficking 1955-1970
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John "the Enforcer", "Johnny Pops" Papalia was the leading organized crime figure in Ontario in the late 1950s. A Hamilton native he managed action in crime rackets like gambling, prostitution and narcotics. Jailed in the early 1960s he was given a mere slap on the wrist for his role in the French Connection drug ring. By the mid 1960s he was operating successfully with help from U.S. mobsters.
Horse With No Name
Series: A Town Called Horse Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Would you risk your life simply to be yourself? When reclusive watchmaker James Hunter is beaten, but has no memory of the event, schoolteacher Julia Thom vows to find the culprits. Even if Hunter hadn’t saved Julia herself from being assaulted, she would still be on the case; meddling helps keep her focus off her own complicated life.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Buffalo Blacque
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Set in the 1920s, Buffalo Blacque is the story of a black, naive, New York City bookkeeper who is sent to frontier Canada by his Black Nationalist organisation to manage a bison ranch.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Murders His Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Emma's Rifles
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Meet Emma Reynolds-Chase. Born into the caldron state of frontier Missouri in the eighteen thirties. She witnesses its darker sides, as rough men of conviction square off into a conflict that threatens to tear America apart. A world of shifting alliances, with a divided loyalties. America in 1850 - new technology: Telegraph and Steam.: Gold, Iron, and Copper in abundance. New- enemies.
Port Hope Simpson Historic Logging Town
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 15 · Travel Handbooks, Book 4 · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 5 · Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
Port Hope Simpson Historic Logging Town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is located on the south side of the Alexis, an excellent salmon river in southern Labrador, Canada. It was initially founded in 1934 as a logging camp and was named after the English Commissioner of Natural Resources and Acting-Commissioner of Justice, Sir John Hope Simpson. This community has great natural assets nearby.