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The Curse of the Hairy Geologist: An Ariana Okata Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Ariana Okata's boss is murdered, to her great shock she becomes a suspect. In order to clear her good name and catch the eye of the cute lead detective on the case, Ariana embarks on a global manhunt for the real killer.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
Price: Free! Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The Best Laid Plans is a valuable guide to Western Canada and an entertaining and humorous piece of travel writing. It gives useful tips but it contains more than that. It is full of interesting people, wildlife encounters, strange eating experiences, sudden plan changes, little-known facts, all written in a humorous and engaging style. Great for travellers or for those who like a good story.
The Ghost Wars: Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(1.00 from 2 reviews)
Set in Vancouver, Canada; The Ghost Wars reveals a hidden world of aliens and future technology. Our protagonist RCN Captain Billington sees the world from a higher vantage point of a world in which money is no longer man’s ruler, where the health of the planet and the body politic trump all.
Loose Movement Part 1
Series: Loose Movement, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Loose Movement Part 1 is a collection of short pieces.It includes travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories, most of which have been published online.
Freshet
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story is about mid-life change. Eva Nilsson returns to college and lives on a small boat in the city. She shares her stories about the metamorphosis into the second half of a meaningful life.
Stag-nation
Price: Free! Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
In one sentence, this book is about why you should not date a stripper. It is a Romance Noir from the gutter of the Vancouver’s East End to the Westside yacht club, visiting all the bars and best spots to smoke pot along the way. It follows the plight of an alcoholic security guard whose personal insecurities are the source of his own decline.
Artifacts, Dragons, and Other Lethal Magic (Dowser 6)
Series: Dowser. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Baker of cupcakes, maker of trinkets, half-witch, half-dragon, dowser, alchemist … Why couldn’t I just be Jade?
Champagne, Misfits, and Other Shady Magic (Dowser 7)
Series: Dowser. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
I had everything I’d ever wanted — a successful business with a second bakery in the works, a sexy fiance who I adored, and good friends who loved to laugh. So of course it couldn’t possibly last. Unfortunately, this time the trouble was homegrown in Vancouver, threatening my own backyard and those who were under my protection. I was, after all, the wielder of the instruments assassination.
Most Miserable Monster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Most Miserable Monster--is he really a monster? That depends on your definition. But he is miserable, misunderstood and very lonely. This is a story (with illustrations by Hu Luofu) for young people and adults alike. But because there is a tragic event in the tale, Most Miserable Monster is not suitable for young children. It is set in Vancouver, the author's hometown.
Treasures, Demons, and Other Black Magic, Dowser #3
Series: Dowser, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
I hadn’t set foot in the human world for more than a few hours in over three months. Sure, I was stronger and faster than I’d ever been before, and I had a shiny new sword, but I was seriously chocolate deprived. I don’t recommend quitting cold turkey. And the new sword was a problem — to my mind, anyway. It represented all the expectations of a powerful father and a new otherworldly life.