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  • Architect

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    Lonnie Donaldson was born and raised in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. He leads an enjoyable childhood on the banks of the LaHave River and has developed a strong friendship with a neighbor. A family tragedy results in his move to Halifax, the ...


  • Whom You Will Serve

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    The Derksen family finds itself as refugees in the town of Altona, just outside Hamburg, North Germany, after the Catholic army has announced its intention to level the village of Wuestenfelde, where the Mennonites have received refuge for nearly ...


  • Bambi My Narcissistic Sister

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    Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Everyone has known someone in their life with this disorder. Hopefully, you haven't had to endure them in your family. If you have you may recognize this special person in my sister Bambi. A complicated character ...


  • Metamorphosis of Memories

    Paraguay and Beyond by

    Gustavio Wholgemuth grew up in the landlocked country of Paraguay. After traveling the world and settling down in Canada, he accepts that his life is what it is, a roller coaster ride of re-cycled emotions that will only end when mortality finally ...


  • Crying on the Inside

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    A twelve-year-old girl struggles to understand her mother’s sudden and unexplained disappearance, only to have her heart broken when her mother returns as a cold, indifferent shell of the woman she once was. This begins a journey of grief, ...


  • The Broken Veranda

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    Joanne E. Beattie wrote The Broken Veranda as a fictionalized account of her older sister’s experience with polio. Although Joanne wasn’t alive when her sister contracted the disease, she often heard older members of her family talk about the ...


  • The Last Best West

    Never Look Back by

    It was the 1880's, a time of great excitement in the world: Canada had opened the west. The Last Best West transports us to the private world of the aristocrat Lady Adela Cochrane, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Stradbroke and her husband, Thomas ...


  • Giulia

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    Giulia (pronounced Julia) was the daughter of Caesar Augustus. Arrested for adultery and treason, Giulia is banished to the island of Pandateria for 5 years where she spends her days in the company of 3 servants, musing about former lovers, lost ...


  • For the Love of Ian

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    A story of Ian’s childhood and who he was before his struggles with schizophrenia. The age of Ian's onset of the disease and what he had endured through his many assessments. The effects his illness had on his family, with spouse, friends, and ...


  • The Stone Cottage

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    The story follows the life of Maude and Gilbert Valcour. As a young woman, Maude LaJoie, born and raised on a First Nation Reserve, leaves the isolated community to move to the nearby town of Penetanguishene. Here she meets and marries Gilbert ...