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  • Lighting the Fiery Cross

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    This historical novel, although fictional, is based on true events. From 1915 to 1920, the United States was challenged by a societal struggle to maintain traditional values while simultaneously embracing modernism. The introduction of ...


  • Insatiable Annie

    Reckless and Loose on the Streets of Toronto by

    Do you remember a time before computers? AIDS? smartphones? social media? Can you recall when disco reigned supreme? smoking was common? young women hung out in hip-hugger, bell-bottom bluejeans and halter tops? you made calls on a payphone? Can ...


  • 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 ...


  • Meaningful Memories

    Rekindling Past Learning Experiences to Live Life to the Fullest by

    Nostalgia, learning experiences, meaningful memories… This book is filled with these from a man who grew up in a strong Irish-Catholic community in the North End of Saint John in the 1950s and 1960s, went on to practise law and then become a law ...


  • Living the Love

    Emily Hobhouse post-war (1918-1926) by

    In 1918 Emily Hobhouse was 58 and a partial invalid. She could have retired to her beloved Cornwall to write her memoirs but the plight of the children of Europe, half starved by war restrictions, called her to new works. Helped by the Save the ...


  • 1 Sussex Drive

    Short stories, memorable moments and anecdotes from the past, as told by those who worked behind the scenes at the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General by

    Rideau Hall, the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General, has been host to some of the greatest leaders and dignitaries in history. Members of royal families, world leaders and heads of state have stayed there and have experienced, ...


  • Odyssey of Faith

    The Known Ancestors of Christopher Doerksen by

    This family history traces the Doerksen family back to their Mennonite roots, and then follows that family’s peregrinations from the Low Countries on Europe’s northern coast, to the Vistula Delta region of modern Poland, to a self-governing colony ...


  • The Black Suitcase

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    Growing up poor in mid-century Limerick is a nightmare of eviction, food deprivation, flea-bites, and never enough heat. An orange at Christmas is a massive treat. And yet Seanie Morrisey, despite having to beg, scavenge, and steal to help his ...


  • From Dean to Dand

    The Wanderings of One Branch of the Hathaway Family from England to the Canadian Prairies by

    From Dean to Dand follows the Hathaway patronymic from its inception in the Forest of Dean in Wales, when it was recorded in the Domesday Book. The family spread across England before crossing the Atlantic to the American colonies. One branch of the ...