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  • Too Soon Old

    Too Late Smart by

    Now in her nineties, a woman reflects on the seminal decision she made, to flee an abusive husband in Vancouver and take her little boy to live with her on the remote, northern farm that her late parents had created from the wilderness. As she ...


  • Bullies

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    The tragic death of a twelve year old child takes place in a small, close-knit rural community. Who would have thought this could happen here? This is the story of an elementary school student who takes his own life, and the rippling eff ects it has ...


  • Fountain Garden

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    Lexi Davies Kirk, a middle-aged woman who is about to be divorced from her wealthy husband, has a lot on her plate. Both her parents—the bitter and comedic Oscar and the beautiful Annabella—are residents of Fountain Garden, the care home on Cody ...


  • The Life of Marcy Young

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    When her beloved grandmother is hospitalized with a grave heart condition, Marcy Young returns to her hometown of Masonville, Ohio to be with her in her final days. Once there, she learns a shocking secret: her grandmother has amassed a ...


  • The Dance of a Windmill

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    Seventeen-year-old Edward is bitter and volatile when he shows up at his aunt and uncle’s farm in Cherry Lake, B.C., to grieve his dad’s death. For two years, he’s been caring for his mother through addiction and mental health struggles, and now ...


  • Keeping Willow Creek

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    Set against the backdrop of the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic, young George Byram is more than ready to leave his distant father and harsh life at Willow Creek, his family's farm in rural Idaho. Just as World War I ends, George's life begins to unravel ...


  • No Place Like Home

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    Crystal Pearson lived a nomadic life with her Uncle Frank until moving next door to an ex-CSIS agent in Newfoundland, who discovers the shocking truth about her past. Forced to leave, Crystal is introduced to a world of wealth, money, and power, ...


  • Beneath the Surface

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    The stories in this collection follow characters as they navigate family life, guilt, grief, love, and the consequences of their good intentions. They, and the reader, see the surfaces of characters and situations, and then discover the surprises ...


  • Bound

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    In the late 1700s, determinedly independent Suzanna Torriano arrives on St. John’s Island as an amateur botanist and the new governor’s mistress. But Suzanna is soon caught between two worlds—the colonial pressures from Britain that are at odds with ...


  • Geordie MacMurdo Bides His Time

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    Geordie MacMurdo is a widowed lawyer living and practising in Isla, a Scottish-Canadian town located just north of Winnipeg. One of his clients, a Ukrainian rancher, apparently commits suicide, but Geordie suspects another cause, perhaps murder. The ...