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A Tale of Two Nations
You set the price! Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A Tale of Two Nations is the story of North American countries that found themselves embroiled in an European war – one by circumstance and one by choice. The book discusses two pivotal events from each year of the Great War – one from an American perspective and one from a Canadian one – and reveals how newspapers at the time handled wartime coverage.
1918 - A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 part 5
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Part five, 1918, Armistice is declared at last, ending the Great War. However, joy is tempered by the Spanish Flu pandemic.
1917 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 Part 4
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In Part four, 1917, the Battle of Vimy Ridge often is called Canada’s coming of age, but is that how contemporary newspapers viewed the victory? Meanwhile, not long after his second inauguration, President Woodrow Wilson, following years of pledging American neutrality, declares war on Germany.
1916 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 Part 3
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » North America
Canada participates in the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in history and the battle that introduces the tank, yet papers back home are preoccupied elsewhere. In the United States, the presidential election of 1916 brings out opposing viewpoints. Will the populous re-elect President Woodrow Wilson who kept the nation out of the war?
1915 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Part Two, spring of 1915 is consumed with two traumatic events. The Canadian Expeditionary Force passes its trial by fire, entering battle for the first time and winning glory while becoming victims of a chlorine gas attack. A month later, the United States is shocked that German submarine warfare has killed civilians.
Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions, and Luminaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From politicians to spacewalkers, entrepreneurs to scientists, Olympians to artists, Canada 150 Women profiles the achievements and struggles of groundbreaking female role models like Deepa Mehta, Elizabeth May, Cindy Blackstock, Michele Landsberg, Lisa Charleyboy, Julie Payette, Evelyn Hart, Lise Watier, and Kim Campbell.
Hart's Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Alice arrives to Hart's Crossing, in the wild foothills of turn of the century Alberta, a girl of no more than fourteen, to live with her aunt following her father's untimely death. There she will find love and heartbreak, and come to understand the darkness that lies in the hearts of others.
Emma's Ghost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Romance » Adult
In Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Laura discovers love letters dated 1918, in her deceased grandmother’s house. Visitations by the resident spirit drive her to write the story of the lovers, Emma and Andrew, who met in Halifax after the largest man-made explosion in history before Hiroshima. What happened to them and Laura has unexpected resolutions in an action-packed, historical tale.
Canada 1867 – 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Édition bilingue : français-anglais Bilingual Edition: English-French In compiling, writing, and illustrating the most important event that marked the History of Canada each year since Confederation, the author restricted his choices to history, political, economic, and cultural phenomena.
The Misadventures of Captain Stobo
Price: Free! Words: 31,910. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
The misadventures of Captain Stobo describe the mishaps and exploits of a British soldier, drawn from his memoirs, who fought in the Battle of Quebec in 1775.