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  • FanGong Seawall

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    THIS STORY RECEIVED YANGTZE RIVER NETWORK LITERATURE COMPETITION AWARD FOR 2020. Set 1,000 years ago (AD 1021-1026) during China’s Song Dynasty, it centres on the life and times of Fan Zhongyan, a real historical figure in ancient China. “Fan” is ...


  • Welcome to Martin House

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    Welcome to Martin House, a little bed and breakfast in Mark’s Point, Newfoundland. Grab a cup of tea, put your feet up, and share your troubles. This is where community happens. It’s 1971, a time of transition in Newfoundland. Newly widowed Bessie ...


  • In Truth

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    In the grinding poverty of the post-war prairies, little Amélie Marchand always seems to be in the way. The youngest daughter of dirt-poor French-Canadian farmers, she must negotiate linguistic tensions, familial secrets, and the coldness of her ...


  • Moonlight - The Journey Begins

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    When Chandni Rai turned thirteen, two things happened to change the course of her entire life. Her father died suddenly. And, she discovered a clue to the mystery of her missing grandmother who had been a child-bride - a piece of paper stuck behind ...


  • The Gods of Thought and Memory

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    A fresh start in Scotland's Orkney Islands is just what artist Caris MacLeod needs. Leaving British Columbia and a broken marriage behind for the wild coast of Orkney, Caris is immediately captivated by Mark Raffin, a mysterious, aloof neighbour who ...


  • I Only Make Love In Montreal

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    This stunning debut collection of stories draws heavily on the author’s memories of growing up in Trinidad and explores themes of family, faith, race, child abuse, sexuality, and otherness. In one story, a young boy experiences his first signs of ...


  • Louise

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    Louise Throdmore Briggs is a high school teacher plagued by invasive dreams. When her daughter shares her fears that the increasing fits are hereditary, Louise realizes her estranged father, Henry, may hold the key to what is happening to her. His ...


  • Changganli

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    This story received Chinese National Best Network Novel Award for 2019. In the fictional Chinese city of Nandu, the ancient walls have enclosed the neighborhood of Changganli for 600 years. In the 1950s, as the citizens wanted to develop as fast as ...


  • Snapshots of Life

    The Story of Pinnie and Bella by

    “As Bella looked back over her shoulder, she saw the outline of a form staggering into the roadway. It was Vindoo. She had not killed him. But, he was still coming after her.” The novel begins with the brief intersection of two young lives: Pinnie ...


  • Caleb's Portion

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    An engaging combination of fiction, history, and biography, Caleb’s Portion provides a unique life story that reaches back through the author’s ancestral lineage and ties together two family lines. Narrated by the author’s alter ego, Lucius, the ...