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  • The Copper Kettle

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    At last, the thing was partially levered out of its grave and Frank lay his head down, panting with relief. It was a copper kettle, discoloured and bent. They weren’t made anymore, but this one was clearly recognizable. Uncle Jim had had one just ...


  • Shoe on the Road

    A book of Short Stories by

    Shoe on the Road is a collection of short stories examining the origins of deserted footwear. Inspired by real events, the stories deal with real-life issues—everything from drug abuse to poverty to physical and sexual abuse—that eventually lead to ...


  • Here's to Joe

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    The huge dark sky. The crashing waves. The smell of the ocean. An escape? Or another trap? Scott has rented a house in an old seaside town in Nova Scotia. He plans to spend the summer painting and escaping from the hustle of his career in Toronto. ...


  • Cat’s Eye Marble

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    Dani learned much too young that fairy tales do not exist for some kids. With an abusive, alcoholic mother that blames her daughter for her own shortcomings and a father that turns a blind eye in order to maintain his own sanity, Dani’s only means ...


  • The Soldier and the Orphan

    Separated by Church and War by

    In twentieth-century England, many working-class people were victims of values and circumstances not of their own making. They were people to whom things were done, not for. Billy and Tommy Jones and Mary, their mother, were such people. The boys ...


  • Life Orbits The Barn

    ...and other short stories by

    Lyndenn Behm draws on personal experience to tell stories set in the world of Prairie farms, small towns and First Nations. Some of the tales are pure in their sincerity; others are comical and may seem far fetched, but people who have lived in ...


  • All Of The Colourful Seasons

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    The small riverside town has not recovered from The Great Depression, yet WW2 is on the horizon and many young men in town are signing up. Doctor Ben Harder is embittered with his life, he's married to Louisa, the town tart while his heart still ...


  • Extra Ordinary

    by

    This thoughtful and beautifully written collection of short stories follows the individual lives of a group of interconnected individuals, each doggedly navigating the often humorous, sometimes tragic, and always fascinating twists and turns of ...


  • Revenge Mistaken

    (A Twisted Love Story) by

    Ivy Reynolds has it all: a successful business, a large, happy family, and Vins, the man of her dreams. Until one day, out of nowhere, Vins doesn’t come home from work. Ivy’s increasingly frantic texts and calls are met with silence; another day ...


  • Aunt Edwina's Fabulous Wishes

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    When free-spirited painter Julie Fincher discovers that her fiancé is a gold-digger, she reluctantly decides to go ahead with the wedding to please her ailing father. Sadly, the family’s beloved ninety-two-year-old Lady Edwina Greymore passes away ...