Fiction

  • 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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  • 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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