Books tagged: vancouver

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Before The Road Came
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
Healthy or Else
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A speculative satire about the health care industries assuming dictatorial powers in a recognizable near future society. Healthy or Else tells the story of one family's brush with the health care regime and what happens to these good people. The trends are in play; the future may not be as far away as you think.
Cruising the Inside Passage Alaska
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a couples cruise through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Alaska on the cruise ship, Radiance of the Seas. It describes the ship, their onboard activities, meals, their shore excursions and provides useful tips about making this popular cruise one of your best ever. It ends in Vancouver and Vancouver Island and a stay at the legendary Empress Hotel and Butchart Gardens
Downhill Rush
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
At a new ski resort in B.C.’s Coast Mountains, Kylie Michaelson is desperately seeking her sister, last seen with a Russian playboy who may be involved in human trafficking. Reluctantly, Kylie accepts the help of a failed lawyer/ski bum. But how can she trust him when he’s clearly got dark secrets, she’s already falling for him, and the people they’re hunting together have started hunting them?
Lydia Lassila Jump
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 79,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Lydia Lassila Jump is a story about mind, body and a fighting spirit. It is journey of self discovery, self belief and battles to overcome injury and setbacks. It’s about commitment and the dedication required to reach the top and win Olympic Gold.
Aiden's Arrival: Honor Before Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Dreams of another life; or reality? Aiden struggles to honor the legacy of his very young physical self, while dealing with memories of a tragedy that seem impossible to reconcile. At the same time, Aiden has been thrust into a public role in the Winter Games with extraordinary expectations for any boy his age. What challenges must Aiden confront? Can Aiden find the courage to meet this reality?
The Road Much Traveled
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » General
Living in Vancouver in the summer of '73 was easy. So much so, that Mark McCloud was reluctant to leave the Canadian city for a long hitchhiking sojourn across the continent. However, September was drawing near and educational obligations in New York City necessitated the young man's departure. This short story details the young traveler's first leg of the journey, a day that he will never forget.
Judas Kiss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Deena Hunter, rising-star Assistant Deputy Warden, investigates a death everyone says is a suicide. Events conspire against her and send her into the arms of her police contact, the one man she let get away for all the right reasons – reasons that haunt him to this day. Being alone in a prison is always dangerous and Deena’s search for the truth endangers not only herself, but everyone she loves.
The Lost Mine Murders
Series: The Klondike Era Mysteries, Book Two. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Three Cedars Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An infant sold into slavery. A legendary lost gold mine. A murdered client. It’s December, 1899 and gentleman/adventurer John Lansdowne Granville has given his word to return the child to her mother. Tension sizzles as Granville and Emily race against time and implacable enemies to catch the killers and find the little girl in this fast-paced sequel to The Silk Train Murder.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.