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Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
It's Like This, Jim
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Double Bridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
After a career ending injury, ecclesiastic muralist Jack O'Brien rented a Spartan studio in Toronto, Canada and embarked upon a six year torrent of writing. He brought his artist's pallet of colors, compositions and textures to describe a life of beauty, love, war and death. He gives the reader a snapshot of an America that is disappearing. It's Like This, Jim, is published now for the first time.
Minor Corruption
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
The Black Trillium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,590. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015 by Brain Lag. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In the haunted ruins of Toronto, where legend and history are one, three warriors will rise.
Women in the Making: Feminism Versus the Maker Culture
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
A brief talk regarding the Maker Movement and its particularities, and how women can actively participate in this scenario. Several case studies are located in Canada, providing a quick overview of some aspects of the Canadian Maker Community in regards to the feminist movement and hacker spaces.
Toronto - 2015 (The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide)
Series: The Food Enthusiast’s Complete Restaurant Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There are many people who are enthusiastic about food—the cooking of it, the preparation of it, the serving of it, and let’s not forget the eating of it. But Sebastian Bond is the ultimate Food Enthusiast. This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town.
Unholy Alliance
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A locked mansion mystery set near Toronto in 1839 where the fate of Canada depends on finding the killer. Marc and Robert Baldwin, working for responsible government, are secretly meeting with with Quebec leaders. But a murder interferes and all are suspects. Marc and Cobb have three days to solve it before political enemies of democracy learn their plans and sink their progress.
Desperate Acts
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto’s rough days of 1839, several elite citizens harbor dark secrets, offering rich compost for a sleazy blackmailer. Caught in the muck is the gallant young Brodie Langford who is desperate to protect his sweetheart from disgrace. When Brodie is arrested for the extortionist’s murder, Marc Edwards, now a barrister, struggles to save him from the gallows and to reunite the couple.
The Bishop's Pawn
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Lurid gossip trails Dick Dougherty in his flight from New York to Toronto in 1838. But calumny mixes with politics, and a fiery sermon by Bishop John Strachan incites his murder. Dick is found dead with a note on his back bearing one word “Sodomite.” Marc Edwards, Dick’s dear friend, travels to New York to investigate. Even he is shocked by the depravity he uncovers.
多伦多脸谱:胡同里的异国风情(关于小意大利,小波兰,韩国街和小印度等的图版中文旅游文字)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
这些万花筒般的肤色组成了世界上独一无二的绚丽的多伦多多元文化场景。各族裔集聚生活工作所形成的街区是此间最有趣味的。这些胡同里的异国风情更是多伦多宝贵的旅游资源。本书是作者有关主题文章的合集,对这些街区的历史,景点和特色做了详细介绍,可以作为小意大利,小波兰,韩国街和小印度等14个族裔街区旅游的资料。这些文章除一篇外,均在正式报刊发表过,并且是同一主题的华文首发文章。作者为多伦多华文旅游写手,文章在多家华文报刊专栏发表,深受读者喜欢,并广为北美和中国众多网站全文转载或摘编。因电子书篇幅限制,唐人街部分另行结集。