Peter Higgins

Biography

Peter Higgins (1967- ) was born in Vancouver, Canada into a family that moved often during his childhood, which included Kelowna, Toronto, Winnipeg and Kingston. Mr. Higgins graduated with a philosophy degree from Queen's University in 1990 followed in 2004 by a masters degree in international relations from the University of Hong Kong. For a decade Mr. Higgins worked as a professional writer in Manila, Taiwan and Hong Kong until 2005 when he returned to Canada to create Wordcarpenter Publishing. He is the author of eight books, including The Hellmantle Testament, Zeitqualia, Visigoths in Tweed and Road Sailors. Mr. Higgins currently lives on Manitoulin Island with his family and border collie named Schopenhauer.

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Books

No More Waiting to Die
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Inspirational
Aaron Noble had lived his life safely for his first forty-eight years, just doing enough to survive, but when he discovers he has a year left to live he chucks it all in and leaves for South America to try to retrieve the life he had never lived. Noble throws himself into all aspects of life, from women to drugs to daring exploits, to experience life and learn who he really is.
The Motorcycle Inn
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
After his two-timing wife leaves him for another man, Legge is left awash with his ten-year old son until he inherits a property on the world’s largest freshwater island in Canada. Painfully shy, lacking in social graces and surrounded by quirky characters, Legge finds his niche on the island and learns that sometimes a man can heal and find love.
The Leaky Hourglass
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A ghost memoir of a fictional whistleblower who lives in the Ecuadorian embassy. Frustrated with his stalemate, the whistleblower confesses his mistakes yet clings to his principles as he argues and analyzes his current situation. This short piece is a fascinating glimpse into the mind of today’s most notorious whistleblower...
Zeitqualia & the Art of Mountainbike Logic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
The twins. Eager, altruistic, adventurous, they embark to help the international rescue effort after the big September 21 1999 earthquake in Taipei. But the aftershocks and cracks in the highways make the journey a challenge that presses the twins to be resourceful and cunning, but that doesn’t stop them from coming up with their own philosophy of time…
The Cathedral of Truth
Price: Free! Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Alternative history
The unusual character Roland Hellmantle has Aspergers Syndrome. Brilliant, mildly autistic, extreme in his actions, he lives the expat life in Hong Kong but when he comes across a letter, he and his cousin journey to the Philippines to find a map, which takes them to northern Vietnam and finally Kashmir Valley where there are some who want to keep the true story of Jesus secret…
Road Sailors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Road Sailors is a story about identical twin brothers Trapp and Remy McFlynn who reunite after many years apart. When Trapp returns to Canada from the Far East, they search together for a writer’s cabin. Covering 7000km in 6 weeks, the 40-year-old twins cross the country in search of their piece of Eden but the more Trapp discovers about his brother, the more he fears for his brother’s safety...
PortalLeaks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The threat of whistleblowers has become a central and sensitive issue in modern times. The novel PortalLeaks explores the dangerous waters of publishing classified material online by following the leader Paddy Leith of a whistle-blowing website PortalLeaks. A vast conspiracy to silence Paddy is underway and incredibly the powers that want to silence Paddy find a way to reach him...
Prophecy Seekers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,390. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Inspirational
Identical twins. Curious, intelligent, chronically mischievous, they seek to find a sacred stone buried from history for centuries from information they find in the lost journals of Louis Riel. But even the twins encounter unforeseen events in Burma and a select few who want the sacred stone to remain in Asia…
Visigoths in Tweed
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Reid McFetridge. Earnest, without guile, focused on finding his life path, he lives a fast life during his first-year university at Queen’s University in Ontario. But he didn’t expect the turbulence he encounters when his best friend suffers a fluke injury, and his unharnessed thirst to rebel…
The Viking-Poet Handbook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
The McFlynn Twins. Inquisitive, philosophically mischievous, passionate about the health of the human spirit, the twins record their own morality in the form of a concise handbook. But contained in the book are ideas that are suited only for those brave enough to live with meaning, and at times hard on the edge…

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