Biography & Autobiography, Survival
Learn Grow Go
An Account of Narcissistic Abuse and the Road Out by Mrs. O. Boy
“Narcissists cannot love you,” writes Mrs. O. Boy, “because they do not love themselves.” With insight, openness, and honesty comes one woman’s story of how she survived an abusive, codependent relationship with a narcissist. Learn, Grow, Go is an ...
From The Shadows
Surviving the Depths of Mental Illness by E. Pauline Spurrell
After a joyful early childhood, E. Pauline Spurrell suffered trauma that led to unhinged teenage years and a turbulent adult life. She was diagnosed, and misdiagnosed, with numerous mental illnesses. She endured a seemingly endless cycle of ...
A Canadian Airman in World War II by Brian Buckley
Courage. Heroism. Endurance. These qualities are emblematic of the stories of thousands of Canadians who fought during World War II. Canadians like Tim Carlon, a young Montrealer who went off to war, doing his part in a global struggle whose legacy ...
My Fight to Survive Multiple Intense Compound Traumas by Lucy Henson
A true story detailing a lifetime of toxic relationships and shocking abuses of every sort, which started in early childhood, Scar Tissue illustrates exactly how damaging unchecked anger, untreated mental illness, and familial disfunction can be to ...
Perils and Peace of Nature - Lake of the Woods by C. Larson
The Pack tells the true story of Connie Larson, who, along with her partner Jim and their Alaskan malamute Sekima, leave behind an unfulfilling urban life and painful past to pioneer a remote island in the beautiful, harsh climate of the Canadian ...
by Ken Bernier
Have you ever wondered what living in and among nature would be like? In this richly detailed memoir, Ken Bernier recounts his lifelong love for the Northern Ontario hinterland. Wilderness Memoirs takes you on a multi-decade trip through Ontario’s ...
Opening The Door
The Truth About Why I Did What I Did by Petrusia (Pat) Michie
Abuse always gets worse . . . no matter how many times the abuser says he’ll change. Pat Michie has experienced all types of abuse, from physical to mental, sexual, and financial, while growing up, married, and, again, in two romantic relationships. ...
by Deborah Russell
Teens, and children growing into adulthood, in non specific geographical locations. A story of growing up through different life challenges, all of us have some. Whether just a big move, divorcing parents, being totally upturned in life from one ...
Nine Lives of Kaz
An extraordinary survival story of two Polish families’ deadly journey from Siberia to freedom, during World War II by Victoria Kiellerman
An extraordinary survival story of two families’ journey to freedom during World War II. When you hear about how Stalin tormented hundreds of thousands of people and the devastating stories throughout his overwhelming existence, you wonder how any ...
Following the Telegraph Trail
A Trek of a Lifetime by Irene J. Huntley
Following the Telegraph Trail is a true story of an outdoor Canadian adventure. In the 1950s, a man in his prime, who was seeing his family responsibilities pile up, created an opportunity to act on a boyhood dream - to trek with simple equipment in ...