Books tagged: vancouver island

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Treachery and Treason in Canada's Sealing Fleet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an epic love story in a period when Vancouver Island was not part of British Columbia, not part of Canada and not part of the USA, though that was an option. The hardy residents fell under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company. This is a rivalry between two `sea dogs' played out on the sealing grounds of the Pacific North West.
Valley of the Misty Mountain: Book One of the KODI Trilogy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When 8-year-old Kodi leaves his coastal village for a hike up Misty Mountain with his grandfather, he imagines they might be back before nightfall. But this is no ordinary journey, and certainly Gardon, his grandfather, is no ordinary person! Valley of the Misty Mountain is the first book of the exciting KODI trilogy. Author Christine Buzzi lives on Vancouver Island, Canada.
Dance With Me
Price: $2.12 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Carl Guinness' new found faith is put to the test when he discovers the ocean-side tavern he jointly owns with his wife is a front for illegal gang activity. After Carl contacts the police to do deal with this, within days an attempt is made on his life. Dumped in a river, and left for dead, Carl quickly learns there are few he can trust. He has to flee to stay alive.
The Secret Lives of Litterbugs
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Farrant tackles the absurdities of family life from both sides of the generational divide: as a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional, cobbled-together family in the 1960s, and as a mother herself to three willful teenagers. The pieces are funny and sharp, completely original while describing an utterly familiar world.
The best laid plans: journeying around Western Canada
Price: Free! Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Murder on the Galloping Goose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,320. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three ex loggers are murdered one at a time and so Zack Ward, the head of the local RCMP detachment must try to find the connection between these three murders and the history of Sooke. This is the 1st book in a Murder Mystery Trilogy by Shirlety Skidmore. All the murders are set in Sooke, on Vancouver Island.
Murder in Parksville: Confusion in Tofino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder in Parksville is a classic mystery. In Tofino, only hours after having supper with her `new’ fiancé and her parents in Parksville, Leann is woken by police. She returns to Parksville to identify her parents, the apparent victims of a fatal car crash. Appearances aren’t everything. After surprising twists and turns local detectives unmask her parents’ murderer.
Where The Forest Trail Meets The River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With the Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island as a back-drop, the author paints a vivid picture of the lifestyle, values and attitudes of a community of hard-working, country people in this true story of a young boy growing up on a farm in British Columbia in the 1960s.
Curse of Black Tor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,830. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Martha Jamieson is a psychiatric nurse who has been offered the position of caretaker for a troubled young woman on Vancouver Island. On the way she encounter with a bearded young man and receives a mysterious warning. Her destination, and an island shrouded in mist and mystery, does nothing to calm the unsettled feeling that she might be headed into real danger.
The Valencia's Last Ride
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
On Vancouver Island's west coast in 1906 unfolded a story of incompetence, cowardice and betrayal that remains the most shameful incident in Canadian maritime history. The Valencia's Last Ride paints a vivid and touching picture of the last hours on the ship.