Fiction

  • Unraveling Arva

    After her eccentric mother's death, young Arva House moves to a close-knit outport with hopes of escaping the past that plagues her. But tangled rumors follow, and she soon becomes the object of speculation. Craving...

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  • Undertow – An Inspector Stride Mystery

    May 1947 in St. John’s, a woman is brutally murdered in her bath. In the same neighbourhood, in 1943, a young American soldier was also murdered, a crime that was never solved. Two murders, four years apart....

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  • Kerrivan

    In the mid to late 1700's, a group of desperate men, mostly deserters and escaped prisoners, as well as indentured men and boys who had run away from their fishing masters, secluded themselves in the wilderness...

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  • The Topography Of Love – Stories

    The heart and spirit of an indomitable people travel far in time and space: the unexpected luxury of a day spent at the home of a Hollywood star leads three old friends to share secret facets of their lives, both...

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  • The Surrogate Spirit

    Walter Jefferson is dead. But he is far from gone. He hovers like a cloud over his former hometown, picking up strands of memory from every corner. He even befriends a living woman, an artist called Katherine....

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  • Forty Testoons

    This is a novel of political intrigue, spies, and treason in medieval Newfoundland. The year is 1504 and father Ralph Fletcher, a young priest, is paid forty testoons to stay and minister to the winter crew...

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  • 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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