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Holier Than Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Purple Poppy Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
In Holier Than Life, Fauzia Rafique presents English poems written in three languages, to blend the voices of self in a full and unified presentation. Intelligence, embodiment, engagement: these are the aspects of woman that surge to the fore and fall back again, as poem by poem, the author moves us through the vastness of the world. - Joanne Arnott, author of Wiles of Girlhood and Mother Time
苇明纪念文集(中文人物追思)
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
苇明,原名为阙伟明,出生于中国江苏常州。1978年考入南京大学。1982年考取CUSPEA项目赴美国攻读博士。1986年转加拿大Simon Fraser University物理系做博士后。1988年,回北京大学物理系工作,为CUSPEA项目学者中第一个学成回国的。1989年,又因春夏之交的重大事件而重返加拿大,并和以前就认识的魁北克法裔姑娘结婚。去世前,在多伦多大学和Ryerson大学任教授,为加拿大注册医学物理学家。从中学起,他就是作文好手,赴美后也笔耕不断,发表过许多诗歌,小说,散文,政论和时评。苇明于2005年不幸离世,编者愿以本书作永远的纪念。 ISBN:9781301261284
The Chechen's Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,660. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Chechen's Revenge is a terrorist threat days from creating havoc in the Go Train transportation system in the greater Toronto region of Ontario.
Dream Caster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Bookkus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sixteen-year-old Weaver seeks cover in a hidden refuge among the remains of a ruined city. In the midst of building a new life, Weaver discovers that he has the amazing power to cast his dreams into reality. Weaver must learn to accept his role as a dream caster and master his new power, before his new home and humanity are destroyed.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Forever Fredless
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Kate Robinson has spent the past two decades yearning to find her soul mate, the boy she found and then lost during a family holiday. Shortly after her twenty-eighth birthday, however, she inherits a fortune from an old family friend and becomes something of an overnight celebrity. Can her new-found fame lead her to him after all this time?
Aban's Accension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.
Homeless
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Winter didn't end, but his world has. Is he completely alone? In a world gone cold, what can keep the spark of life shining?
The Sussex Deal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dominic Lombardi’s life is suddenly hurled into danger when he unwittingly purchases the Sussex property. The real estate tycoon soon realizes that his entire life was not as it seemed, and he no longer knows whom he can trust.
Two Candles
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Fandala, an urbane visual artist, hails a cab in a rush to make a submission deadline. The cabdriver seems to know her which peaks her curiosity. From uptown to downtown, they share pieces of their lives. It is a comedic, romantic, inspiring story about work, love and life.