Fiction

  • The Mean Time

    The Mean Time is a work of literary fiction set in Corner Brook about how people allow their pasts to shape and define them – in holding on to dread, regret, and pain. The death of Will Johnston shakes the...

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  • Baggage

    Acclaimed Newfoundland author Jill Sooley’s second novel, Baggage, examines the step family. Drawing on humour and heartbreak, as she did in Widows of Paradise Bay, this story unfolds from the perspectives...

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  • The Islands of Doctor Thomas

    In 1913 Dr. Louis Thomas and his family settle on the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. Enchanted by how this French land navigates the harsh climate of the Atlantic Ocean, he immerses himself in his...

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  • A Blessed Snarl

    Patrick Wiseman moved his wife and son back to Newfoundland to start a new Pentecostal church, but when his wife Anne leaves him for a man she meets on Facebook and his son Hab moves in with his girlfriend Natalie—a...

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  • The Beothuk Expedition

    Based on Cartwright’s ill-fated expedition in search of the Beothuk. Jonah Squibb and his Royal Navy companions are tasked with making the first peaceful contact with the Beothuk in more than a century and...

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  • That Forgetful Shore

    Inspired by postcards found in a 150-year-old house in Coley's Point. Triffie and Kit are closer than sisters. But for two girls growing up in a tiny outport community at the dawn of the twentieth century, having...

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  • Edge of Time

    Someone wants Alec dead. And that someone can invade innocent bystanders, bending their will to his, forcing them to murder. That someone can travel through multiple dimensions, has powers beyond Earthly experience,...

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  • Double Talk

    A love story in reverse. double talk tells the story of Violet Budd and Brian (Baby) Power, two characters fleeing from their past. Brian is ambling after an immigrant’s dream, and Violet is desperate to ditch...

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  • The Widows of Paradise Bay

    Prissy Montgomery goes to great lengths to avoid having sex with her husband, Howie. So when he confesses to having an affair, and requests a divorce, she shouldn’t be all that surprised. With her fourteen-year-old...

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  • Newfoundland Stories – The Loss of the Waterwitch & Other Tales

    The fourteen stories in this publication comprise a spectrum of characters and events that have helped forge an image of an island, its people, and its culture that is unique and compelling. Heroic deeds, great...

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