Alex Aitken


Canadian by nationality, Scottish by the grace of God. A retired lawyer, an emigrant, a family man, a dreamer of dreams and a writer of stories, long, short and tall.

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Alien Corn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Emigrating at 40 from Urban Scotland to the Canadian Prairies in 1978, with a wife, four kids and a dream, brought the challenges of the New World. A sequel to `Strathalmond`.
The Violins of Autumn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Just prior to D-Day 1944, the Allies placed an agent in the Paris Headquarters of Field Marshall Gerd Von Rundstedt. It could be argued that this agent changed the course of history.
Sarah Ballenden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Canada
She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the Hudson's Bay Company's officers' mess at Upper Fort Garry in Rupert's Land, Canada in the mid-19th Century. And she was native born. To some of the Europeans at the post it was an intolerable situation.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,840. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A Scottish saga about the 15th Century mansion called "Strathalmond" and those connected with it from 1430 - 1460 and from 1912 - 1972. It tells of Strathalmond Oil Company in the town of Myrestane, the Ingrams who ran it and the Douglases and others who worked for it. It is the story of two families in differenmt eras, of love and war, bigotry and envy, trgedy and hope in heir cahnging worlds.

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