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Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Is a new career, a new address and the right man too much to ask? Photographer Prairie Donahue’s calendar photos pay the rent – barely – and keep her longing for more. A wild idea forms. While she pursues her dream, three men pursue her affections – a business-savvy ad man, an artistic film maker and an easy-going cargo exec. How can Prairie keep her vision, gain love and, maybe, a puppy?
The Eden Stream
You set the price! Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A novella about a man who follows a herd of elephants down an old road and ends up running for his life.
Death Scene
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
British-born, Toronto-based, actress Shara Summers turns amateur sleuth when her sister is stricken with a mysterious illness. Summoned back to England to be with her family during a time of crisis, Shara discovers doctors are at a loss as to what's causing Astrid’s debilitating sickness.
Stage Business
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Michael Dion is an actor, not a detective, but when Amanda, an attractive colleague, asks him to help her find her friend's rebellious son, how can he refuse? The gig turns out to be much more than Michael had bargained for. The boy has fallen into the clutches of small-­time drug dealers. Amanda, Michael bluffs and blusters his way to secure the boy's release, but he is in way over his head.
Over Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An eloquently written novel tracing the social transformations of a century where possibilities were opened up by two world wars that saw millions of men move around the world to fight, and mass migration to the new worlds of Canada and Australia by tens of thousands of people looking for a better life.
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。
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.
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.
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.
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.