Fiction, Small Town & Rural
The Life of Eugene and Elizabeth by Marie E. Rickwood
The Canadian Homestead Act, patented in 1871, gave farmers a new start when they lost their farm to taxes. This novel chronicles the life of Homesteaders, Eugene, and Elizabeth, during the depression one century ago. It will show how their ...
Man in the Meadow
by Roger Groening
When a man is found dead in an aster meadow near Northford, Saskatchewan, on a lovely fall day in 1975, Sergeant Arnold Powell is tasked with unravelling a puzzling case with entirely too many potential suspects. The dead man in question, Clayton ...
A Convenient Grave
An Abram Cole Mystery by Kenneth Paradine
When Inspector Cole moves to a small town in Eastern Ontario, hoping for a quieter posting than his job in the city, the last thing he expects is to get caught up in two 10-year-old missing person cases. Always willing to lend a hand, teenage Alex ...
Nowhere to Hide
by Lydia Chislett Smith
Josie Bateil had one remaining option to escape the harassment and terror that's been thrust upon her. RUN! She uprooted her entire life. She left behind family, friends plus a career she loved. For two years, Josie kept running, constantly looking ...
Operetta on the Prairie
A Novel by Peter Verney
Englishman Ed Brown has been left standing at the altar. Hoping to leave behind memories of his ex-fiancée and get a fresh start, he takes a teaching job in Endon, a rural Alberta town, rather crudely described by a local as a one-horse town at the ...
The Irish Within Us
by C. A. Logan
Strange things happen in Ballybeg when three distant cousins come together as the summer solstice approaches. In the spring of 2016, newly retired Kara leaves her home in Canada on a genealogical quest to rediscover her grandfather’s ancestral ...
Too Soon Old
Too Late Smart by Bev Christensen
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 ...
by Pamela Baron
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 Puzzle Box
by Lisa Adair
In the small Saskatchewan town of Glenmere, sixteen-year-old Amy Young wants nothing more than to save enough money from her summer jobs to try to build a future for herself somewhere else. Anywhere would be better than living with Jeannie, her aunt ...
by Paul Ownman
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 ...