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Saltwater Joys
Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the fall of 1965, John Lee, a young Newfoundland fisherman, makes a tragic decision that changes the course of his life, pushing him to a self-imposed exile in an abandoned fishing village and to the brink of insanity. Twenty years later, John must face the secrets of his past when a young woman ventures to the rocky shores of Newfoundland in search of her roots.
Vacant Chairs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017 by Engen Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Sixty-Eight poems from native Newfoundlander Linda Blagdon that highlight both the struggles and joys of growing up in Newfoundland. These poems reflect on the nature of family and friends, based on Blagdon's own experience or stories passed down via the Newfoundland oral tradition.
Sadie Rose's Fish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Even though there is a provincial ban on catching cod fish, it appears as though Sadie Rose always has a bucket filled with freshly caught fish. When a few of the local men decide to play a joke on Sadie Rose, and maybe get her in trouble with the law for catching cod fish, they had no idea she would outsmart them.
Leaving Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Having to leave their beloved island home to find work breaks Robyn's heart. She shares her love of home as she walks through the cove with descriptive scenes and emotional memories.
The Physics of Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Biographical
Where the past, the present, and the future collide. A woman looking for love in all the wrong places. A boy looking for a forever family. The man who found both.
Newfoundman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A gutsy undercover reporter braves the wilds of Newfoundland and the wilder environs of NYC as she unwittingly falls for her subject, a sexy musician with a penchant for Guinness and a yen for the ladies.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
Letters from Labrador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
At twenty-five, Patricia moved from Britain to Canada to work in northern Labrador as a midwife. How does one live an extraordinary life only to forget it?
Clapp's Rock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
At 24, Neil Godwin, newly hatched from Oxford, is back home in Newfoundland and ready to govern. But Premier Percy Clapp, cunning, pernicious and charming who brought him into the political fold to destroy him puts him through his paces in corruption, cruelty and betrayal. But the dirtiest trick of all is stripping Neil of his idealism. Raw and bawdy, this cunning satire is a classic primer.
Christmas Wishes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Luke is single and free, but Kara feels trapped in a spark-less marriage. The two have a lot riding on their last minute travel plans, but the unpredictable Newfoundland winter weather is conspiring to keep them grounded. In the magical season of love and hope, find out if wishes really can come true.