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Winnipeg
Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An American poet and tourist takes a nine-day trip to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Fueled by coffee, beer and sugar-laden desserts, he obsessively crisscrosses this mini-mega-city by bus, taking copious photographs of everything he sees, but not for the purpose of publishing photographs, but rather poems. These poems are the "ekphrastic" results of that photography.
The Protector
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Inspector Diane Wilson is summoned to lead a team to help locate a missing senior. It soon turns into a murder case when her nearly unrecognizable body is found washed ashore along the sandy beaches of Lake Winnipeg in the sleepy cottage town of Gimli, Manitoba. As Diane digs deeper, she butts heads with a devious and diabolical adversary who targets anyone who stands in his way.
On the Bus Again
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Ride along on a weekend bus trip through southern Manitoba, eastern North Dakota and into Minnesota as the author shares his many experiences from traveling between Winnipeg and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
Shattered Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,600. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this heavily sarcastic tale, idealistic social worker Gavin York sets foot in Winnipeg to begin his career, convinced of his opportunity to change the world. After enduring many trials and tribulations, Gavin eventually sours on his insufferable adopted home city and opens his eyes to the harsh reality of socialism once the unsustainable welfare state comes crashing down on him.
View from Section 26
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
View from Section 26 is a collection of off-the-wall stories along with an irreverent look at the characters behind them that make minor-league hockey unique. Featured is the IHL's Manitoba Moose, a team as unwanted as any in the history of the game and badly neglected by its ownership.
Heavens to Bessie: The Weird, Wonderful Story of a Girl and Her Cow
Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is the story of a unique yet beautiful friendship between a little Polish girl and her pet cow. The two form a special bond and become inseparable until the little girl's family is forced to flee Poland as World War II is set to begin. Johanna must leave her farm and her pet cow behind.
A Storied Winnipeg: Fables and Local Legends
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Alternative history
This collection is about the tension between the taut grasp and thrust that is the largest city in Manitoba, its nodes of the two universities, the vortex that draws us, the lodestone of our ungovernable attraction and wary repulsion. A city of extremes, Winnipeg is only slowly coming into words, and those words are abrupt and sprawling, glittering and soiled, ecstatic and forlorn.
Winnipeg 2087: A Human/Computer Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In crime-ridden Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, a man tries to hack into an underground drilling system to steal gang-acquired heroin.
Take Her and Run
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Desperate to protect a young girl from further abuse at the had of her father, Ungelica takes her and flees the province. They embark on a journey across Canada with only a vague idea of where they might end up. Bittersweet memories and regrets haunt Ungelica along with fear of discovery as she tries to make new, happier memories for her precious little girl.
The Heart of Stone
Price: Free! Words: 20,870. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Not everyone who turns is a victim. Not every victim needs to be turned. During the 2nd World War, Halen Marcus survived horrors and nightmares most did not. But it was the horrors at home that would ultimately lead to his damnation. A Gothic tale for vampire lovers everywhere.