Fiction

  • This Much is True

    Is it okay to tell a lie? Lisa Simms thinks so. Lisa leaves her small town and moves to the big city to find work, and her letters home tell of an ordered life and success in her job. The reality, however, is...

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  • The Berlin Assignment

    This story of discovery, romance, and intrigue is set in Berlin shortly after the fall of the Wall. Anthony Hanbury, a Canadian diplomat pursuing a desultory career, is assigned as consul to Berlin. Having lived...

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  • White Man’s Cotton

    In a twist on history, author R.W. Somerton looks at racism, hatred, and injustice from an alternative perspective. A group of elite African-Americans is kidnapping selected white racists and turning them into...

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  • Dancing in the Palm of his Hand

    Dancing in the Palm of His Hand is a novel about the horrors of the European witch persecutions as revealed through Eva Rosen, a young widow accused of witchcraft, her persecutor Wilhelm Hampelmann, and her defender...

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  • Thaw

    The repercussions of Hazel Boone’s lifelong weakness for temptation percolates down through generations wounding everyone in her path, including her son, the painter David Boone and his young apprentice, Tilley...

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  • Jackytar

    Jackytar, based on award-winning research conducted by Douglas Gosse, is a novel of self-development and social critique. Told through the eyes of Alexandre Murphy, Jackytar delves into twisting family secrets,...

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  • Smoke Over Grand Pré

    Against the background of the English-Acadian conflict, we follow the adventures of two young people - Paul, and Acadian boy, and his devoted friend, Swift Arrow, an Indian who once saved his life. Smoke Over...

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  • Honour Thy Mother

    Far from home, Francine Matte has resolved to make a new beginning for herself and her young son in this rugged Newfoundland outport. To her own surprise, she comes to love the hardened sincerity of her adopted...

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  • Tales of Christmas

    Writers Across Canada Online (WACO) first came together on the Internet to share, encourage, critique and read each other's work. Now they have come together to present an innovative anthology of winter and...

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  • Confession in Moscow

    In the spring of 1990, Mathias Finne turns himself in at a police station in Moscow to confess to a murder he committed in the last days of the Second World War in Borholm, Denmark. In an interview with a police...

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