Fiction

  • Mercy of St. Jude

    At times irreverent and darkly humorous, Mercy of St. Jude is a story of profound loss, and the unforeseen effects that secrets can have on those we love. When Mercedes Hann dies, her great-niece, Annie Byrne,...

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  • Winterhouse, The

    “My father has married me to a mad old man.” These words, written on a slip of paper inside a fading brocade collar, are a clue to the unlikely marriage of a Jewish remittance man and a 14-year-old orphan...

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  • Sky Waves

    Critically acclaimed novelist Michelle Butler Hallett rolls out her raucous brand of satire in this tender exploration of the human need for communication, communion, and love. Skywaves is set against the development...

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  • Silent Time, The

    In the early 1900s a young and newly wed Leona Merrigan sets out from the Newfoundland community of Three Brooks to find a better life in Knock Harbour on the island’s Cape Shore. After some happy years, tragedy...

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  • Mundy Pond

    Mundy Pond is a coming-of-age story about young Gordie MacAllister that’s set in Newfoundland in the late 1970’s.

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  • Tales from Dog Island

    Translated from the French-language to English, this work of fiction, based on fact, tells the story of Victor Lemetayer who, at 18 years of age, has had enough of life on the family farm in Brittany, France.

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  • Stranger Things Have Happened

    Carmelita McGrath's second collection of fiction explores the psychic and emotional realm of everyday life. Travelling from a 1930s Newfoundland outport to present day St. John's, these fourteen stories, bringing...

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  • Tempered Days

    Tempered Days: A Century of Newfoundland Short Fiction is a collection of two dozen short stories by some of Newfoundland's finest writers from the past one hundred years. The stories deal with a broad range...

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