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  • Jaggy Nettles

    An Immigrant's Memoir by

    The Scots refer to thistles and other stinging plants as “jaggy nettles:” things we can’t help but step on or brush up against sometimes, even when we’re watching where we’re going. Fay (Hawson) Copland has had her fair share of stings over the ...


  • Travelling Moments

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    When Arleen Depluzer emigrated from Jamaica to Canada, she had just experienced a painful breakup and wanted to create a better life for her infant daughter. The early years were difficult; back home she had been a licensed realtor who lived in a ...


  • If It Had Not Been So...

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    IF IT HAD NOT BEEN SO, HOW WOULD IT HAVE BEEN? In this book I talk about the life and experiences that shaped my character from adolescent age to adulthood. There are tragedies that I faced and there were happy times too. The experiences I went ...


  • And They Thought I Had It All

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    From her idyllic childhood and loving family to her storybook wedding. It appears that Sara Gordon has the perfect life. But as she gradually comes to grips with her husband’s deceitful ways, she must make the decision she has put off for a very ...


  • How Could She Do It?....?

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    We’ve all heard horror stories of sexual abuse, incest, and rape ... and we’ve heard stories even more horrific, wherein children are conceived in this violence and violation. But what happens when these children are born of children? Children who ...


  • Forestry Recollections

    Red Lake 1926-1986 by

    In 1925, a gold rush exploded in this isolated area of northwestern Ontario. A surge of gold seekers hastened to get to Red Lake. With people flooding in, the provincial government decided to establish a presence. In 1926, the Department of Lands ...


  • What Is Shakespeare?

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    At the heart of this book written by the renowned American actor, Ted van Griethuysen, is a fundamental idea: Shakespeare is only what he says and how he says it. How he says it, of course, is poetry, and what poetry is, why we need it, is central ...


  • "Hey, there's no violin in this case!"

    Life with 7 Ms 1958-2018 by

    This book chronicles the year-by-year activities of a large, very active family. Frustrations and achievements, gratitude to a Heavenly Father, small business ventures, a love of nature and beauty, much hilarity, the undertaking of thousands of ...


  • Flying Away

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    This is my personal story of my experiences living and teaching on the Old Massett Haida Indian Reserve in the late 1960's. I answered a short ad by the Northern Canadian Department of Indian Affairs to teach Grade One on the Queen Charlotte ...


  • Never at Ease

    Memoir of a Mountie by

    Follow the journey of a young woman as she fulfills her dream of becoming an RCMP officer and enters a world of excitement and honour serving the Canadian public. This is Paulette’s story of survival, loneliness, and the will to constantly push ...