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Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018 by Bradan Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This is the story of the great Gaelic hero Fionn MacCool and why he sucks his thumb. The traditional tale is retold as a read-aloud action story. It introduces children to Scottish Gaelic vocabulary words, storytelling, and the Gaelic oral tradition of Nova Scotia,
Ràithean airson Sireadh / Seasons for Seeking: Dàin Rumi airson a’ Mhìosachain Ghàidhealaich an Albainn Nuaidh / Poems of Rumi for the Gaelic Cultural Calendar in Nova Scotia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 10, 2017 by Bradan Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
Lewis MacKinnon’s fourth Scottish Gaelic poetry collection features translations of the Rumi interpretations of poet Coleman Barks alongside MacKinnon’s own original poems. The poems in the collection are grouped thematically in sections corresponding to days that are celebrated in the Gaelic cultural calendar year in Nova Scotia.
The Watcher
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Carol travels to Cape Breton with her two-year-old daughter, attempting to escape her past and sooth the haunting regrets of a former life, she will be forced to confront these still open wounds as an unknown danger lurks within the big red house upon the hill...
The Tar Pond
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Born and raised near the notorious Tar Pond, Jack struggled through his turbulent childhood and teen years and now, having already made many poor choices, he is confronted by his biggest dilemma involving sex, drugs and revenge.
The Promised Land - a novel of Cape Breton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In 1970 a group of hippies wash up on the shores of Cape Breton, hilariously unequipped to meet the challenges of pioneering life. Forty years later, a new doctor coaxes her asthmatic K-Car across the causeway en-route to her first job at a small clinic in Baddeck. The Promised Land humorously navigates the ebb and flow of island life where things go from better to worse to oh-my-goodness.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
Unearthed: The Speculative Elements, vol. 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Third Person Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Earth--the ground of our being, the dust from which we come, and to which we will return. Imagine what might arise from and disappear into the soil...what grows, what is buried, what teems unseen. This collection, exploring the ends of the Earth and beyond, offers tales from the depths of darkness to the lightest heights. Dig in. These twenty-one stories will thrill, scare, surprise and delight.
Early Delivery: Cape Breton Style
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
It was an upward climb for Sam whose grandmother said he was not worth much. In spite of an upward climb with obstacles all along the way, Sam made things happen in his life. Good friends came along to help him through the tough places. Walk with Sam and his hard luck family as they struggle with life. Laugh with him, cry with him, but enjoy him as he makes life happen.
Big White Knuckles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,300. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Dagan Cadden knows that one day he will grow up to be a hard man like his Da. The older he gets, the more he sees himself away from the coalmine and perhaps away from Cape Breton itself. If he follows his dreams of becoming an artist, Dagan will have to break some of the rock-hard traditions of his family, and make his way toward a future that is much less certain.
Court of Two Sisters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,390. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jewell Thurston’s twin sister, Ruby tells her she is pregnant with Jewell’s boyfriend’s baby. A year later, Ruby dies in a car accident after Jewell agrees to take care of her baby. Eric Finely claims that Ruby impersonated Jewell. Rumours circulate that the car crash was no accident and Twitch Mahoney goes after Jewell. A new discovery leads Jewell to the truth about Eric, Ruby and Aster.