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  • Playing with Players

    The Sacred and Profane Meanderings of a Tax Auditor by

    “Every man is entitled, if he can, to order his affairs so that the tax attaching under the appropriate Acts is less than it would otherwise be. If he succeeds in ordering them so as to secure this result, then, however unappreciative the ...


  • The Threefold Cord

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    Despite an indifferent father and a mother who develops a serious mood disorder, young twins Kevin and Robert, and their younger brother Jonah, experience an idyllic early life in rural Manitoba during the 1950s while in the loving care of their ...


  • Who Said I Was Up For Adoption?

    A story about one calculating dog...and one unsuspecting human by

    Is there any expression of FRIENDSHIP as endearing as a dog voluntarily touching its nose to yours? When Colin Chappell contemplated the idea of adopting a dog, he did so warily, for he had seldom spent time with dogs and one of his primary canine ...


  • Unconventional Beginnings

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    Unconventional Beginnings recounts the story of a young engineer’s introduction to the cutthroat oil and gas business in the Canadian prairies. While Garth Gibbins longs to be a farmer and maintain his family’s agrarian traditions, he discovers a ...


  • Sister B

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    The history of Mississippi prompts a young African American mother to leave that state and seek a better life out west. In 1939, while traveling by train from California to Oregon, she encounters a Japanese photographer whose photos are used to plan ...


  • To Walk in Their Footsteps

    Coming to Canada by

    Back in the 1960's tracing your Family Tree was just becoming an interesting hobby. Now, like a lazy little babbling stream merrily following the course of time, that stream has metamorphosed into a huge, directed waterfall and on to an almost out ...


  • While on a Cruise

    A Short Story Collection About Life by

    While on a Cruise starts with the very moment when the author begins her journey as a writer and finishes with the completion of this as her sixth book. In between these moments are engaging and thought-provoking stories that examine how situations, ...


  • Cottage

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    When a wife dies, the survivor is suddenly on his own. This can be especially traumatic if he has depended on her to deal with all the details of their life together. After a disastrous but short-lived first marriage, Mason reconnects with ...


  • Three River Valleys Called Home

    The Rhine, The Mohawk, and The St. Lawrence by

    Sometimes people leave their home with the hopes of finding something better. Sometimes they are forced out and chased away. Philip Eamer and his wife, Catrina, experience both in this true story of immigrants searching for a place to call home. The ...


  • Little Maggie

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    ‘Baby Maggie was stolen – straight out of the cradle’ This was not a crime – not in any legal way. Maggie was the fourth child born to Marlies and Josito Otero - in the span of four years and four months. Incredible? But true. One plus years later, ...