Quarter Castle Publishing

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Quarter Castle Publishing is a small Canadian publisher located in beautiful Nova Scotia. They publish a wide range of material, including fantasy, romance, contemporary, children and short stories.

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The Coldest December- a Short Story Collection to Remember the Halifax Explosion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » Canada
On December 6, 2017, Nova Scotia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. More than 2,000 people were killed and another 9,000 were injured from the largest man-made explosion of its time. To pay tribute to the victims, survivors and heroes who emerged from the disaster, Quarter Castle Publishing gathered a collection of fictional short stories connected to the Explosion.
Twistmas - The Season for Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 15, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » General
All Jan Cooper wants to do is make it through Christmas with her sanity intact. An irrational co-worker is determined to destroy these plans. Jan is determined to grin and bear until she learns this woman is after her job. Delanie Taylor has no time for romance. When he meets Jan’s daughter searching for the perfect gift for her mother, he unknowingly discovers the perfect gift for himself.
Impressions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 24, 2017 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Arnold White is desperate to find a job. His long-time girlfriend is through financing his life and is threatening to leave if he doesn’t find something soon. When the owner of a prestigious company offers him a job interview, Arnold feels his luck is changing. In a reckless move to land the job, Arnold tells his potential new boss what he wants to hear, sprinkled with a few white lies.
Castle Keepers Vignettes - Volume 02
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 3, 2016 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Castle Keeper vignettes provide a glimpse into the time between "Shadows in the Stone" and "Scattered Stones". You’ll have already met many of the characters, but some you will meet in "Scattered Stones". These vignettes are not complete stories, only 300 words of a moment. Volume 02 contains Vignettes 13 to 24.
Castle Keepers Vignettes - Volume 01
Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Castle Keeper vignettes provide a glimpse into the time between Shadows in the Stone and Scattered Stones. You’ll have already met many of the characters, but some you will meet in Scattered Stones. These vignettes are not complete stories, only 300 words of a moment. Volume 01 contains the first twelve in a series of vignettes to be written.
Throw Away Kitten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Charlie McBean has always dreamt of a kitten of his own, but he’s already ten and doesn’t have one. After his family moved from the city to an old farm house he discovers a box of kittens in his neighbour’s yard. When Old Mr. Hoffman says he’ll take the throw away kittens to the shelter, Charlie and his sister Cavell volunteer to find homes for them.
Nova Scotia - Life Near Water
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
Life Near Water is a collection of short stories that transports readers to locations across Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. McGyver’s love for the sea shines in The Ocean Between Them, and her keen interest in genealogy and history plays interesting rolls in The Man Who Reads Obituaries, Dancing in the Shine and War on His Shore. Miss Tuttle's Lemon Tart and Mutated Blood Lines complete the book.
Fowl Summer Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fowl Summer Nights is about a retired Canada Post worker whose husband has passed on and she's left with an empty nest. Her children tell her to get a hobby, so she does—one that drives her neighbours crazy.
Gardening for Her Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Margaret Saunders is a professional gardener who undertakes a personal interest in the lives of her clients. She retains knowledge of their favourite flowers, which plants trigger their allergies and what secrets they require to bury perpetually. When Ralph Burgess’ lover disappears, the citizens of East Pleasant Harbour point fingers. One however looks for a more down to earth solution.
Boys Ride, Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Equestrian
This book originated as a school project on bullies and what students can do to help stop bullying in the classroom and in the school yard. Sam’s passion for writing and art made it into something worth sharing with more than just her classmates. Sam’s message is clear: One way to stop bullying is to tell someone, a teacher, a parent or another adult. Sometimes that’s all it takes.
Miss Tuttle's Lemon Tarts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Rita Krumb is a loner. Her neighbour, Sophie Tuttle, is an elderly lady who knows how to recruit. When they meet over a bag of potatoes, an unusual friendship begins, one that revolves around lemon tarts and a million dollars.
The Man Who Reads Obituaries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Morris, Laurence Aiden—48, Dartmouth, has waited more than six months for this day. Still, he’s unsure if he is ready to make the journey to Heaven…or Hell. Something is missing, but he can’t fathom what. While he bides his time, he reads the obituaries, playing his game of Heaven or Hell. The parasite fed on the old, the young…the middle-aged. I glanced at the incomplete obituary on the bedside.
Pockets of Wildflowers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Olivia still mourns the tragic loss of her parents. To aid in the healing, she has created a haven on her farm. John is a drifter who arrives in Scarinish with a secret and a mysterious past. When Olivia hires him as a farmhand, the passion ignites. Love blossoms, but outside forces wreak havoc on their private sanctuary, and the past rushes in. Will the truth destroy their love or set them free?
Dancing in the Shine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Hurricane Juan swept away Joan Halley’s parents, leaving her devastated and in charge of their affairs. The man who promised to keep her safe has become her worst nightmare. Escape or Surrender? Joan’s life has taken a turn for the worst, and now she is forced to make a choice. Can the information she discovered at the public archives help her? Only if she finds the courage to use it.
Shadows in the Stone
Price: Free! Words: 128,880. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
The most important thing in Corporal Bronwyn Darrow’s life is rising in the ranks at Aruam Castle. His goal is to be captain of the guard one day. The last thing he needs is distractions. When a woman and a child are forced into his life, tensions escalate, and he’s caught between his drive for promotion and what his heart desires.
Mutated Blood Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
During the Shift, sea levels rose and severed Nova Scotia from the mainland. A new government comes into power, one that doesn’t tolerate mutants spawned by the Shift. Graham, a government employee, visits his sister Autumn on the newly created island. She’s been living alone and living healthy amongst the mutants. He wants to know how, and he’s won’t stop until he gets what he wants.
Mystery Light in Cranberry Cove
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Prim, Ellis, Henry and Shona stumble onto the biggest mystery in Cranberry Cove. Together, they must face their fears to save their beloved island and find their missing uncle. But the ghost in Prim’s dream threatens to become real, and a mysterious neighbour turns up when they least expect him. Is he there to help? Or is he responsible for their uncle's disappearance and the mysterious light.


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