Fiction

  • 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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  • Where Old Ghosts Meet

    Matthew Molloy, bright and educated, longs to leave behind his miserable existence on a small farm in Ireland. He yields to pressure and sets aside his dream until one day, he walks away, leaving his wife and...

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  • This Ramshackle Tabernacle

    This Ramshackle Tabernacle is a collection of short stories set in and around the fictional villages of St. Lola and St. Olga in northeastern Ontario. Whether reflecting on the broken lives of others in the community...

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  • The Artificial Newfoundlander

    The Artificial Newfoundlander is a witty, playful, tale of contemporary St. John’s. Hugh Norman, a middle-aged English prof researching an eccentric novelist priest, is faced with the unexpected arrivals of...

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  • A Few Kinds of Wrong

    Mechanic Jennifer Collins is a woman in a man's world, but since her father's sudden death her world has been falling apart. Now she's in a losing battle, risking everything to cling to the past while everyone else...

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  • Away from Everywhere

    Brothers Owen and Alex Collins are brought together when mental illness claims their father and sets off a chain reaction of unrelated, heart-breaking events. Both tender and bold in its delivery, Away from Everywhere...

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  • Lovesongs of Emmanuel Taggart

    Things no longer look the same for 45-year-old Emmanuel (“M”) Taggart. Thinking he has a bad case of the flu, M leaves the office to embark on a road of self-discovery. Although the doctors find nothing...

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  • By the Rivers of Brooklyn

    In the 1920s, Jim, Bert and Rose Evans all move from Newfoundland to Brooklyn, New York, in search of work and a better life, leaving their sister Annie back home in St. John’s. By the Rivers of Brooklyn traces...

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