Books for Pleasure

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In business since 2000, Books for Pleasure is a Canadian publishing company specializing in new authors.

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Days Of Wine And Rascals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A hamlet with a population of 22 people, whose language they couldn't speak or understand, was an unlikely place for two young Canadians to try to learn the skills of developing a bar-restaurant-discotheque business with the unprepossessing name of Casa No-No, high in the Pyrenees in the tiny European Co-principality of Andorra. Join the author in this hilarious romp down memory lane.
One Man's Meat Is Another Man's Poisson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘One Man’s Meat Is Another Man’s Poisson’ is a humourous collection of light-hearted vignettes gathered by an intrepid Canadian travel journalist during his off-beat wanderings and bumblings around the world. A must read for anyone who has travelled extensively or those who are contemplating it!
Laurence: The Worker
Series: Laurence Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
14 year-old Laurence and his family move into town. He has to leave behind his good friends and pets. His enemy Mitch returns to threaten him. Disappointments and loneliness push him towards a new group of friends who do 'exciting' things. Will his new friends lead him into serious trouble? Read the first two books in the Laurence trilogy: Laurence: The Champion and Laurence: The Trapper.
Laurence: The Trapper
Series: Laurence Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Happiness and sadness follow the 13 year-old Laurence in this second book in the series. His father is out of work and there is a shortage of money. He must find a job but jobs are hard to find. His friend Running Bear leaves to rejoin his tribe. Then Laurence stumbles upon vicious bank robbers and becomes their captive. How will he escape? Follow Laurence's adventures in the Laurence trilogy.
Laurence: The Champion
Series: Laurence Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Laurence: The Champion, is the first in a trilogy following the life of a young boy as he grows to manhood during the Great Depression in rural Ontario. Laurence is 12 years old and at school he faces a crabby teacher and school bully. A sister who sometimes tattles on him must also be endured. His good friends and his dog share many exciting adventures with him in this first book of the series.
Brock and Becca - Play On Prince Edward Island
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / General
Brock and Becca head to Prince Edward Island. There are lighthouses to be climbed, beaches to be explored, boat rides, and even an underwater farm that raises mussels. They learn about Lucy Maud Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables and attend a Scottish Ceilidh (kay-lee) Concert. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - View Niagara Falls
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca take out-of-town visitors to Niagara Falls and experience a number of the attractions there. While visiting an old fort they learn about the War of 1812 when American soldiers fought the British in Canada, and about General Brock and Laura Secord. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Navigate Nunavut
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca have to stay home as their parents take an "adult only" vacation to Nunavut. However, with the use of daily diaries, photographs and descriptions, the extreme north above the Arctic Circle and the animals that live there become very real. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Sailing On A Tall Ship
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca help Quebec City celebrate its 400th birthday. There are tours to all the famous places and then they spend a week on the tall ship, Caledonia, in the St. Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Tour Newfoundland and Labrador
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca enjoy touring Newfoundland and Labrador with other families. Every day at least one moose can be seen wandering down the road. Icebergs and whales are spotted from shore and there are lots of nesting seabirds. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Travel To New Brunswick
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca are going to New Brunswick and do something they had never done before. They are going to sleep overnight on a train. Brock climbs a giant lobster in Shediac and their van moves slowly backwards up a Magnetic Hill while the engine is in neutral. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Adventures In The Yukon
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca enjoy many adventures in the Yukon and Alaska. They see lots of wild animals and birds. Two flat tires at the same time on the lonely Dempster highway was a worry, but Mom's disappearance in a museum was of greater concern. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Vacation In Vancouver
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Join Brock and Becca on the west coast of Canada as they enjoy the many attractions to be found in the city of Vancouver, and on Vancouver Island. Brock's favourite was the time spent in the Aquarium at Stanley Park while Becca liked the whale watching out on the ocean. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series
Brock and Becca - On Manitoulin Island
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca are vacationing on Manitoulin Island. They find out about the lives of beavers, and some history of the island including a little about the early settlers. They enjoy their picnic lunches with Mom and Dad in many of the different island areas. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - RV To Edmonton
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca travel to Edmonton in an RV with friends of their family and a parrot named Pauli. On the way they make many stops, both educational and fun. When they eventually meet up with their parents they have more vacation time to explore Edmonton, Alberta. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Saddle Up In Saskatchewan
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca and their parents spend a week at a "working" cattle ranch in Southern Saskatchewan. The most exciting event for the two children was the first time they rode on a full-grown horse. They also helped the cowboys in their daily tasks. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Chill Out In Churchill
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca traveled to Churchill, Manitoba on the shore of Hudson Bay. It is the polar bear capital of the world. Brock and Becca went on a dog sled ride, and Brock went out onto the tundra in a buggy with his dad where he saw at least a dozen polar bears. Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Brock and Becca - Canoeing On The Grand River
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Brock and Becca are a young brother and sister who share many exciting adventures in different Canadian settings. In "Canoeing on the Grand River" their day of adventure begins with saving the life of a box turtle, and ends with a visit from a family of raccoons.Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.
Beyond The Peat Marsh Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Don Williams, owner of Williams Steel, needs the family farm of Steven (Fekete) Black for a major expansion but Steven grew up facing bullying and discrimination from Don. Steven wants revenge and involves his cousin Frank Bartok, the lawyer; Stanley Cibik, a realtor and boyhood friend; and Ross Tyrone, a contractor in his plan. A classic story of the meek triumphing over the strong!
Once Upon An Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An ex-convict is determined to get his revenge on society by committing unsolvable crimes. He has had plenty of time in prison to develop an ingenious and complicated strategy that includes collecting objects which determine whom he kills, where he kills and when. He has determined his next victim will be on Manitoulin Island.
My Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
Gifted With Strong Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
One woman's inspiring story of growing up in rural New Brunswick amid abject poverty and how she dealt with a mother who abandoned her and her eight siblings; being sent to a convent; cancer; a cruel drunken husband, and a new baby arriving every year. It wasn't until a conversation with a neighbor at Sunday church service gave her the courage to take control of her life.
Seduced By Sapphires
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Living in a small community in rural Virginia, auburn-haired veterinarian, Cassandra Davidson thought she knew everyone in town. But who was the tall, dark firefighter she spotted at a tragic fire and why did his haunting, blue eyes invade her dreams.
Unexpected Means
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,070. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
In 1924 MI6 is handed a gift. An expatriate Englishman born of Russian parents is working deep inside the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. He is angered that the Communists have emerged from the 1917 Revolution as the ruling faction, virtually bringing his career to an end. He must do something to ensure the government’s hold on power is not long lasting.
Liberation 1944-45
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.
Murder On The Lane
Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two bodies were found in a field off Lundy's Lane. Jenny Aldred and Sgt. Wm. Janes become star-crossed lovers in this exciting story of murder and suicide, as Janes becomes interested in the beautiful physiotherapist, Lee Monserra, and Jenny discovers handsome George Arkwright is not all he seems to be. It is only when Jenny’s life is in danger that the unexpected solution is revealed.
Murder Has No Tongue
Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young boy is found wandering along the Niagara River dressed only in his pajamas and holding a teddy bear. Meanwhile a woman’s body is found at the base of one of the Niagara towers. Looks like suicide, but was it? And what was the little boy doing wandering about at 6 a.m. on a cold November morning? Are the two related? It is up to Jenny Aldred and Sgt. Wm. Janes to solve these mysteries.
Murder Shrieks Out
Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A body has been washed up by the Whirlpool in the Niagara River. At first, it is thought to be a suicide. However, further investigation proves otherwise. It has become a murder case, one that affects the life of the deceased’s co-worker, Jenny Aldred. As the events unravel, there is further murder, a lost teenager, and the beginning of a romance for Jenny and the detective assigned to the case.
The Black Sands of the Karakum
Series: The Godfather Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,140. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Within a period of one hundred years, the Mafia in the United States has undergone change. This thrilling story is about the conflict between the Western and Eastern Mafias, their philosophies, and over the oil buried beneath the rich sands of the Karakum.
Rogue Warriors
Series: The Godfather Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Rogue Warriors is a gut-wrenching novel about an experiment to train incorrigible Psychopathic youth into mercenaries. This training program capitalizes on the Psychopath’s penchant for violence as they are sent into battle under diverse conditions and the supervision of their sponsor.
The Reluctant Godfather
Series: The Godfather Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A mild professor inherits 60 percent of a billion dollar corporation from his deceased Uncle Quattro who he hasn't seen since he was seventeen years old. One catch; his Uncle Quattro was also Don Quattro and the mild Professor Florio Treponte is now the new Mafia Don; the Godfather. A power struggle ensues and the inexperienced Florio must protect his birthright or be killed.
Bloodlines
Series: Search & Recovery Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Historian Robert Jerzerski, Ph.D., and other aviation crash explorers are employed to locate and investigate a civilian plane crash site northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Findings there are key to a series of client family relationships dating back more than 45 years that now may produce serious unintended consequences. Mystery, drama, relationships and action; this book has it all.
Closure
Series: Search & Recovery Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Investigative historian Robert Jerzerski and his associates become involved in helping others in their quest for information. Meanwhile, they, and the people they connect with, deal with life changes of their own. Their investigation covers four states, two countries and a time period extending from World War II through the present.
Rock Of Ages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The legendary Rock Of Ages, an invaluable Celto-Christian treasure, from the Edinburgh Museum of Antiquities and Megan Cameron, freelance journalist, must solve the crime even when the evidence points to Ben who she is hopelessly and dangerously in love with.
The Beach Kids in Oceans of Trouble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
11 year-old Jazz Baker is just itching for an adventure. A few years ago the kids had discovered a secret cove near their hometown of Luna Beach, California. One day Jazz and her friends find two strange kids sitting in the cove. Splitter, the new boy, decides to go to Luna Park and
Julie In Between
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Julie is confused. She has received her first kiss from Harris Vane, but his cousin, Chad, also wants to be with her and she likes both of them. Julie also misses her recently deceased grandmother, and thinks she has seen her grandmother's ghost and the ghost of Veronica Vane at the local beach. How does Julie deal with her first summer romance and discover the secret of the ghosts?
Seed Of Sorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,730. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the late 18th century, Emilia Creighton escapes her cruel grandparents, and equally cruel fiancée, Edward Haverton. She stows away onboard a ship bound for the Carolinas where she encounters pirates and kidnappers, and eventually the true passionate love she longed for.
My Creepy Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Entertaining story of a 12 year old girl, Tissy Matthews, and her friend Norma, who help the ghost that haunts her cousin's house find peace by investigating and solving a 95 year old disappearance.
Secrets I Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The second "Tissy Matthews" book dealing with the stressed home life of one of her friends. Eventually Tissy finds out her friend's mother has a disease called alcoholism, and how everyone needs a friend they can turn to. Handled in a very sensitive manner.
Vow of Friendship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Story of Tissy Matthews and her friends on the brink of their teenage years dealing with bullying, peer pressure, and an awakening interest in boys, all handled in a very sensitive manner.
SAR-We Have A Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
The author recounts some of his own personal triumphs and tragedies as a Search and Rescue volunteer with the Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council.
Brock and Becca - At The Calgary Stampede
Series: Brock and Becca Discover Canada. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General
Travel with Brock and Becca to the city of Calgary, Alberta, and read about the world famous Calgary Stampede. The Brock and Becca series was created to help younger children learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories.
Answers
Series: Search & Recovery Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Adventure-mystery set in the mountains of New Mexico. A son wants answers 60 years after his father died in a military plane crash, but the answers are shrouded in mystery.
Summer Of The Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Thrilling suspense-adventure story for teens. Two teens accidentally travel back in time to 1567 when Ballayn Castle (Scotland) was rife with intrigue and a possible murder.


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