Fiction

  • All Gone Widdun

    All Gone Widdun is a novel about William Cormack's quest to save the Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland, his love for Shawnawdithit, a young Beothuk woman, and the tragedy of her life and the lives of her people. Based...

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  • Hannah – A Midwife’s Tale

    In the village of Steadman's Cove the tall, lithe, fair-haired Hannah stood out in her struggle to adapt to the traditional role of the women in northern Newfoundland. As the local Midwife, the comforter for...

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  • House of Hate

    House of Hate is, in the words of Margaret Laurence, "a classic of its kind." Set in the stark, confining atmosphere of a Newfoundland mill town, this semi-autobiographical novel tells of Saul Stone, an illiterate...

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  • January, February, June or July

    In her first novel, Helen Porter introduces us to Heather Novak, a young woman at odds with the world, attempting to cope with the consequences with her first, brief love affair. Porter examines Heather's relationships...

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  • Fanny For Change

    Fanny Grace lives in the small community of Famish Gut. She and her special friend, Milly King, are just beginning sixth grade. There are lots of things Fanny and Millie enjoy about living in Famish Gut, but there...

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  • On Poppy’s Beach

    On Poppy's beach seashells I find. My bucket's filled with every kind. I keep the ones I like the best. to hide home in my treasure chest. Come spend a sweet summer's day exploring and enjoying the...

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  • Bubbly Troubly Polar Bear

    It’s Bring Your Kids to Work Day and Dad is taking Nat and her polar bear to Mr. McDermott’s Detergents and Soaps. Nat promises Bear will be no trouble until she hears that Floppery Flippery Slippery Slop...

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  • Provider’s Son

    Levi Conley has spent his life making a hard living off the water. Fishing defines who he is. But after being betrayed by his business partners, who are also his brothers, he flees out west for the “big bucks”...

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  • Chainsaw Earle

    “Chainsaw Earle” is an original and highly amusing song written by Wayne Chaulk and Kevin Blackmore of the band Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers. A popular request wherever the group performs, the tune...

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  • Finton Moon

    Finton Moon is an unusual child who feels like an alien. A gentle soul growing up in the rough town of Darwin, Newfoundland, he lives with his strict Catholic mother and grandmother, lawless father and three...

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