Books tagged: saskatchewan

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Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
A Town Called Forget
Pre-release—available August 1, 2016. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A tender and often hilarious debut novel from Alberta writer, C.P. Hoff
The Pathological Casebook of Dr. Frances McGill
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Before TV’s small screen arrived, Dr. Frances McGill was Canada's real deal’ as an original crime drama heroine. She was the Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, the CSI Crime Scene Investigator, and the Bones forensic expert all wrapped up in one short stature. Her zest for solving crime mysteries earned her the unofficial title of “Sherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan.” Read her true story.
Canada's Coming of Age: John and Ellen Tracey
Series: The Tracey Irish Family. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Raised by a family of Irish immigrants to Lower Canada, John and Ellen are the first Canadian-born Traceys. They struggle to make their way in a world dominated by the powerful Scottish immigrants in Montreal, and the well-established French Canadians whose numbers overwhelm other immigrants. Their life experiences reflect the unique spirit of the Irish which is at times comical.
L'homme Theroux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
When a trade negotiation at the Theroux family trading post turns deadly, young Thomas is forced into a role for which he is not ready. With the help of his uncle, the Métis youngster must venture through the frontier wilderness of the Saskatchewan territory to the only slightly more civilized Cumberland House to complete his father’s work and return home to take his place as head of the family.
Brock and Becca - Saddle Up In Saskatchewan
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca and their parents spend a week at a "working" cattle ranch in Southern Saskatchewan. The most exciting event for the two children was the first time they rode on a full-grown horse. They also helped the cowboys in their daily tasks. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Gotta Love It - A Humorous Play About Rural Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
AWARD WINNING PLAY OF 2001. Originally performed by Dancing Sky Theatre. Winner of The Saskatchewan Rural Writing Contest in 2001, it is a play about life in rural Saskatchewan. A young wife discovers her not so modern farmhouse is a fixer-upper among other things.
Leaving Moose Jaw
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,440. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The second book by Taylor Lambert takes the reader on a wild ride across the Indian subcontinent with no plan, plenty of whisky, and a journalist's sharp eye. Spanning five months and thousands of kilometres, this is India as seen through the eyes of an itinerant, itchy-footed journalist who just wanted to get out of Moose Jaw.
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.
The Wind
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00)
A horror short story, originally published in The Book of Dark Wisdom. When the winter wind scours the prairie, it has a way of laying bare secrets...even those thought long-dead and buried.