Fictive Press

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FICTIVE PRESS is an indie publisher of e-books and POD books in all genres, for adults, kids and young adults.

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Love and Courage in Troubled Times
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2021 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
What if the past suddenly invaded your present? Fifteen-year-old Lesley Graham starts having nightmares when she accompanies her family to a remote village in the South of France. Her first job, first crush and a series of unsettling events challenge Lesley in ways she never expected – and force her to reconsider the role that history plays in our lives. A coming-of-age novel for readers 10 and up
Past Crimes: A Ros Green Paranormal Thriller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2020 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A short, fast-paced thriller with a paranormal twist. After the shocking murder of her husband, Ros and her baby relocate to live with her parents in Palm Springs, California. Soon, an unexpected tragedy sets a dangerous series of events into motion. As Ros struggles to uncover the identity of her mysterious enemy, she finds herself looking for answers in the most unusual places.
Kissing an Old Dream Goodbye: A Memoir 1950 – 1959
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,210. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by Fictive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
When Gloria Levi is 19, she travels to the new State of Israel—and her life changes forever. Told through the eyes of a young woman and mother, this remarkable memoir recounts the painful and poignant journey of a young family trying to integrate into Israeli society in the 1950s and her realization that her path to Israeli identity is both complex and multilayered.
P.J. le Pooch & the Haunted Inn
Series: P.J. le Pooch, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Pets & domestic animals
A Girl & Her Dog ... The Magic Continues! P.J. le Pooch, now a trusted Coin Héritage “store dog,” helps 12-year-old Millie and her best friend, Cassandre, solve a crime and discover something surprising when a ghost at the inn asks for their help.
October Ferries to Gabriola
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Fictive Press. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A play inspired by the life of notorious British novelist, Malcolm Lowry, author of Under the Volcano. Playwright Charlotte Cameron mixes fact and fiction, moving back and forth in time from 1946 to the present day, juxtaposing the lives of Lowry and his second wife, Margerie, with the plight of a contemporary couple.
The Foundation of Ethics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Fictive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Is there a solid foundation for the ethical concept of the good? Danish-Jewish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores this “ancient all-important question using an ancient technique – the dialogue form. Three separate conversations, three different interlocutors, three different worldviews – a fascinating journey through Western philosophy and scientific theory.
Cloning Miranda
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A suspenseful sci-fi thriller for middle grades and YA. 14-yr-old Miranda has the perfect life until the day her vision goes blurry, the first symptom of a fatal disease. She suddenly discovers that her entire life has been a lie, forcing her to grapple with troubling questions – What makes us human? Is it our DNA, our upbringing or the choices we make? – and the greatest challenges of her life!
P.J. le Pooch & the Magic Sketchbook
Series: P.J. le Pooch, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Pets & domestic animals, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Girl & her Dog ... Let the Magic Begin! When 11-year-old Millie McTwitter defies her mother’s strict pet prohibition and adopts P.J. le Pooch while her mother is away, something magical begins to happen in Millie’s lonely life. Millie’s drawings in her sketchbook—the last gift from her late father—start to animate on the page, and new people enter her life in unexpected ways.
The Tzaddik and Other Poems
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Fictive Press. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual, Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A Poetic Exploration of Judaism Per K. Brask is fascinated with the conversation that Jews have had down through the ages about life and God and about what humans owe to each other and to God. A Jew by conviction not birth, He offers an accessible and insightful collection of 32 poems that explore his experience growing into Judaism.
The Ape & the Peacock
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It’s 1957 in the fictional Canadian Province of Superior. In the span of just a few days, the lives of several high-level government officials and a colourful cast of “destitutes” are about to change forever. In this penetrating social commentary by the author of Con Job and Scandalous, wrongdoings lead to shockingly unequal consequences for the privileged and the dispossessed.
The Laws of Life: An Exploration of Fundamental Problems in Ethics
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by Fictive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
An important 20th century work on ethics. Now available in English for the first time. Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores what he considers the three most fundamental problems in ethics: free will versus determinism, happiness versus duty, and humanism versus humility.
Scandalous: The Fabufestan Exposés–Book II
Series: The Fabufestan Exposés. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Human trafficking, a sex scandal, political intrigue and murder—things start to boil over in Book II of the Fabubestan Exposés. The documentary TV crew led by the unassuming "Legs" Morowitz discover they've got a writhing python of a subject to tackle, while a political sex scandal erupts, jeopardizing the career of Angus McRossie, the provincial Minister of Democratic Action.
Con Job: The Fabufestan Exposés–Book I
Series: The Fabufestan Exposés. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A TV documentary crew discover that things are not quite as they appear as they investigate the scourge of drug trafficking in North America. As production begins, the paroled “ex-con” asked to head the creative team faces some personal setbacks, while the company finds itself battling unknown enemies. To get at the truth on all fronts, they learn that they must all look hard at the evidence.
The Passover Surprise
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Passover, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Jewish
Lisa and her little brother Jon enjoy collecting stamps. But when their father holds a contest to decide which child will get a new large stamp album, Lisa has to solve a difficult problem. This chapter book portrays Jewish-American family life circa 1960, and also touches on the experiences of American soldiers during World War II and the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.
Running: The Alex Decoteau Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Fictive Press. Categories: Plays » Canadian, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Inspired by the life of Alex Decoteau, this moving one-act play tells the tale of a Cree hero. Canada's first aboriginal policeman (in Edmonton, Alberta, 1911), a champion runner and popular figure, Decoteau raced for Canada at the 1912 Olympics, fought for Canada in World War I and was killed, at 29, in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Appropriate for Grades 5 and up. Free study guide.
Tucson Jo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
2014 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST. For Middle Grades and up (age 9 plus). Feisty 14-year-old Josephine Fiedler is reluctant to support her father’s bid for mayor of Tucson in 1882. When trouble erupts and her father’s opponent attacks him for being an Israelite, Jo has to reconsider her position and even what it means to be a Jew.
Foundational Thoughts in Judaism
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Fictive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An important 20th-century religious-philosophical work by the late Danish philosopher, Andreas Simonsen. Now available in English in an edited translation by poet and dramaturge Per K. Brask. Simonsen explains where Judaism stands on complex moral and ethical issues, and discusses their relevance to our lives today. A must read for Christians and Jews, believers and non-believers alike.
When I Die: A Meditation on Death for Children & Their Families
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Fictive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Body, Mind, & Spirit
Are you looking for a way to talk about death to your child or grandchild? Are you grappling with the issue of your own mortality? When I Die, a short, but powerful meditation on death for children of all ages, can give you a safe place to start the discussion. When I Die, written by acclaimed children's fiction writer, Carol Matas, is illustrated with with evocative photos by Bonnie Brask.
Above Palm Canyon and Other Places in the Mind
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by Fictive Press. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature
Enjoy this poetic travelogue inspired by road trips wending from Manitoba, Canada, to the Sonoran Desert around Palm Springs, CA. Danish-born, Canadian poet, playwright, essayist and dramaturge Per K. Brask brings readers an accessible collection of 37 poems, meditations on the journey and the destinations.
A Spectator
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Fictive Press. Categories: Poetry » Canadian Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 50 ekphrastic poems by poet, author, playwright and dramaturg Per K. Brask. Accessible and insightful, these delightful poems express the poet's playful attention to a live performance, work of art, exhibit or life moment.
The Fool Who Invented Kissing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Fictive Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Ninety-six short-short stories, each exactly 55 words, by Doug Long. 24 illustrations by David Botten. Perfect for reading while commuting or multi-tasking. Also known as short fiction, nano-fiction, flash fiction or micro-fiction, these hyper-short "Shorties" cover the gamut of genres: romance, mystery, thriller, adventure, humor, horror, suspense, crime, fantasy, sci-fi, inspirational and more.


P.J. le Pooch
A girl and her dog ... it's positively magic! In the village of Brine Lake, Quebec, all kinds of weird and wonderful things begin to occur when P.J. le Pooch is adopted by Millie McTwitter, against her mother's wishes.
Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen
These thought-provoking books by the late 20th-century Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explore issues in ethics and religion. Available in English for the first time, in translations by Per K. Brask.
The Fabufestan Exposés
Intrigue, scandal, murder and mayhem ... it's all in a day's work as the Fabufestan documentary crew investigate some of society's greatest ills.

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