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Hard Choices: A Life of Tom Berger
By Carolyn Swayze
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
A biography of the prominent Canadian lawyer, judge and politician. He is perhaps most notably recognized for his work on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry and his contributions to Indigenous legal rights.
Windsong (formally Raven's Lament)
By Frank Talaber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
What if a powerful native legend came back to life and he didn't like what he saw? What if that legend is Raven and he steals away the woman you were falling in love with and you find yourself armed with only a iconic shaman to stop him? Based on true events a journalist, Roger Harrison, investigates the destruction of old growth forest and has to save himself, his world and the woman he loves.
Alberta Skies
By Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Upon the prolonged death of her father, Lauren Butler decides to see if there is anything left of the love she and Adam once shared before he left for the wild and rugged District of Alberta two years ago.
Whiskey Runner
By Kathryn Imbriani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Maggie Hayes loves careening a wagonload of bootleg whiskey across the Canadian prairie with the U.S. Calvary in hot pursuit. She’s been hauling rot-gut for her Pa ever since she’s been old enough to handle a team. Northwest Mounted Police surgeon Dr. Colin Fraser has his hands full when a nighttime raid on the Hayes bootleg whiskey operation brings back a desperately ill Maggie.
Reds Under the Bed: How Communists Frightened the Canadian Establishment, 1928-32
By Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction
An engaging account of a formative period in Canada's political history, just as important as Senator McCarthy's Red Scare was in the US. This is an unbiased account of midnight arrests, imprisonment without trial, and forced deportation faced by those whose only crimes were unpopular political opinions. This story is an important lesson in human rights, regardless of ideology.
Elly's Odyssey: Reflections on Canada
By Larry MacDonald
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This nonfiction book views Canada from a personal perspective, similar to John Steinbeck's view of America in his 1960 book Travels with Charlie. The author travels across Canada in a trailer with his wife and pets, including their French Poodle, Elly, in order to gain a better understanding of his country. A must-read for those wanting to learn more about this unique and wondrous country.
Lily's Story
By Don Gutteridge
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 287,950. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction
Lily’s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Ontario in 1840. Lily’s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated by the travail of frontier living, and the impact of historical events themselves. Lily’s Story is part history and part fable, with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters.
The Canadian Civil War Volume 2- The Huguenots Arrive
By William Wresch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
In this second volume of the series, the French history of the continent is expanded to tell the story of the Huguenots. As in volume 1, some of the early history is an accurate portrayal of the Huguenot exodus from France. But this is also a work of fiction -- in this case a description of the growing conflict between their values and the values of the Catholic North.
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
By Rex Lee Applegate
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
The Story of Butchart Gardens
By Dave Preston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
How did Jenny Butchart turn an ugly, disused limestone quarry into the world’s most famous private garden? Over 100 years later, Butchart Gardens still attracts almost a million visitors from around the globe, to enjoy a world created by an unrivalled green-thumb visionary. Filled with myth, legend, and love, this is a cheerfully told story, as colourful and unique as the gardens themselves.