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  • Apples and Eve

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    Part love story, part eulogy, and part practical guide to apple growing, Apples and Eve retells the Adam and Eve story in Genesis from Eve's perspective. Using the orchard as a metaphor for the care and maintenance of a long-term relationship, the ...


  • Wildnis

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    Imagine travelling from Europe to the Canadian wilderness in 1926 to marry a man you’ve never met. Imagine carving out a life beyond civilization in the northern forest and lake country of British Columbia. Imagine the hard, backbreaking work. ...


  • God's Worshippers

    The Faith of Our Fathers by

    A young boy’s willful decision has significant ramifications for the man he becomes in this tale of disillusionment and despair. Lured by the liturgy of a foreign religion and by his desire to become a scholar, Kofi Baako rejects his family, his ...


  • Do You Think You Will Ever Go Back?

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    From hikers encountering grizzly bears to doctors in makeshift Haitian hospitals, the characters in Do You Think You’ll Ever Go Back? are full of curiosity and persistence. Many of these stories follow doctors at various points in their careers, ...


  • A Bad Guy

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    A Bad Guy begins at 1972 with a street fight in the gritty north end of Regina. Half a lifetime later leads to the ball diamonds and hockey rinks of Calgary Alberta. Through it all, this story is about male influences – good and bad. “I prayed ...


  • It's All A Question Of Perspective

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    Set primarily against a background of Canada’s West Coast, the twenty seven stories collected in It’s All a Question of Perspective capture the emotions and decisions of everyday people confronted by everyday circumstances, and how they are changed ...


  • The Unlikely Hunter

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    The dangers of the wild are present when first a small town minister, and a generation later, the minister’s son, go on fall hunting trips. The father’s hunting trip is a matter of household economy; the son’s trip, an opportunity to return to the ...


  • The Unlikely Hunter

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    The dangers of the wild are present when first a small town minister, and a generation later, the minister’s son, go on fall hunting trips. The father’s hunting trip is a matter of household economy; the son’s trip, an opportunity to return to the ...


  • The Corset

    And Other Forms Of Control by

    A young Victorian wife and mother seeks freedom and self-respect; a would-be gardener has fun and games trying to outwit his animal adversaries; a young girl's life seems to parody a variety of fairy tales; an elephant finally has the chance to ...


  • Denver Aquarius

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    As America’s psychedelic sixties bled into the self-absorbed seventies, traditional churches, old psychological theories and political dogmas slid into disrepute. Natural cures, self-help books, and Eastern religions vied energetically to replace ...