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Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
Victorian Heroes: The popularisation of the Newfoundland and St Bernard in Victorian England
Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“The Saint Bernard shares with the Newfoundland the honor of being the only two breeds of dogs whose special mission and characteristics are the saving of life, in contradiction to all other breeds which more or less, lie in the direction of destruction.” (Show Dogs) Monumental developments like dog shows and purebred registries often overshadow the fact that Victorian values shaped perceptions
The Soul Draconian Council
Series: The Soul Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jaxon Harrison struggles to convince the Souls and their Hosts about the coming Darkness. However, a new organization, The Draconian Council, demands Cian’s presence. Little do they know that the Overseer is crippled and in a Host that cannot function at his full potential. While certain societies support him, others want him dead. What side is the Draconian Council on?
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Surpasses Understanding
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A True Story About Finding Love, Forgiveness and Peace in Tragedy
Oh! Canada!
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 128,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
An American's three-month road trip through ten provinces of Canada and two territories. The adventures experienced, the wonders I saw and the people I met. I wanted to have fun and explore the country, but once I got there and took a good look around I realized there was much more there than scenery. The book relates the beauty of Canada and her people. I haven't met friendlier people anywhere.
Mary's Tears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Mary has been running most of her life, from her past, from people, from emotional attachment. She has survived much and enjoyed little, now her biggest task is at hand. She must return home to Newfoundland, home to the place where her demons were born, and where her past still has the substance to haunt her.
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 1
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 3 Vol 1 ยท Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 1 Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 8 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity,” Heroic Struggle of sustainable development
Recipe for Survival
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cod, hard tack and salt pork: a traditional Newfie dish and a recipe for tragedy. A short story by the award-winning author Sandra McDonald, whose grandparents came from Harbour Grace and St. Mary's.