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  • The Gorilla Man Strangler Case

    Serial Killer Earle Nelson by

    The hitchhiker seemed harmless. He was dressed in a blue suit and a colorful sweater, accessorized with a grey cap and tan shoes. He carried nothing. It was the morning of June 8, 1927, when the Chandler family picked up the well-dressed man in ...


  • Coal Town Kids

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    Duane Radford and his friends from childhood reminisce about growing up in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta (lovingly called “the Pass”), when the area’s coal mines were active. Set on the edge of the Canadian Rockies, in southwestern Alberta, the Pass ...


  • Vancouver Rashomon

    Redress Stories by

    This book is about the Japanese Canadian Redress Movement in Vancouver B.C. between 1947–1988, the controversies that damaged it between 1989-1994, and some adverse consequences that remain even today in 2022. Many of these stories are untold in ...


  • The Howells of Carbonear

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    The Howells of Carbonear is a thoroughly researched and sweeping genealogy that traces the 375-year documented history of the Howell family of Carbonear, Newfoundland. The Howells were planters, who came to Newfoundland to fish but did not return to ...


  • Gooseberries Have Thorns

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    Gooseberries Have Thorns chronicles everyday experiences, relationships, and major events in the lives of Maggie’s ancestors in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The narrative focuses primarily on Maggie and how she navigates various ...


  • By the Light of the Coal Oil Lamp

    Memories of a Small-Town Saskatchewan Childhood by

    The book begins with our little girl, Ruth, just learning that she can open the lock that is keeping her from leaving the front porch and going down to the street. Her baby brother is born, and her family moves to a small Saskatchewan town where she ...


  • Shepard, Alberta in the 1930s and Early 1940s

    Reminiscences by Stan Humenuk by

    If you enjoy reading simple human-interest stories and would like to learn things at the same time, you will enjoy reading the author’s reminiscences in this book about growing up in Shepard, Alberta, a small hamlet near the City of Calgary in the ...


  • Thirst!

    A Story of Prohibition In Ontario by

    Prohibition was the law of the land in both Ontario and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Yet because of the one key difference between Ontario’s Temperance Act and America’s Eighteenth Amendment, smugglers could make small fortunes ...


  • The Englishman in the Valley

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    To a passerby, Aubrey Rooke is an unassuming man with little to his name. To those that know him, Aubrey is an eccentric, kind, and community driven man. Be it railroads or elections, Aubrey is known to dedicate all he has in support of his ...


  • Toke Street

    The Untold Stories Of A Group Of Delinquents Who Owned A Lake by

    It was the mid-1940's. A time of war, a time of Peace. In a gold mining town in Northern Ontario, a group of semi delinquents struggled with both. Yet in their own hilarious way, they found a method of coping with lofty expectations, a dysfunctional ...