Fiction

  • Keeper of Tides

    At age ninety-two, Ivadoile Spears is in the grip of early dementia. Alone except for a cat named Rose and an old cedar box filled with photographs, Ivadoile is stubbornly set on living out her remaining years in...

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  • Cold Pastoral

    Originally published in 1939 to acclaim in Britain and the US, Cold Pastoral was the second novel by Margaret Duley, the acknowledged “first novelist” from Newfoundland. A missing girl, a mystery in the woods…...

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  • How Loveta Got Her Baby

    From Journey Prize-nominee Nicholas Ruddock comes an outstanding new collection of short fiction. How Loveta Got Her Baby is a set of linked stories about growing up unsure of the world and trying to stand up...

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  • Where White Horses Gallop

    From award-winning author Beatrice MacNeil comes Where White Horses Gallop, the acclaimed story of those who were sent into battle- and those who were left at home. In 1941, three young men enlist in the legendary...

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  • Last Witness

    The Last Witness: She saw everything… then disappeared. November 22, 1963 – the day President John F. Kennedy was shot – burns in retired FBI agent Ed Malloy’s memory. After a lifetime of searching, Malloy...

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  • Random Passage

    A new edition of Bernice Morgan’s classic, bestselling, family saga. The chill Atlantic lies between Lavinia Andrews and the England she loves after a shattering incident topples her family’s fortunes. Shocked,...

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  • Maxine

    Imagine a new life. Maxine Carter suddenly finds herself searching for a fresh start—a way around her own gnawing fear of an untimely death and a wasted life.What she discovers is her neighbour’s nine-year-old...

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  • Every Little Thing

    If you could take one thing back… Every Little Thing explores how lives are shaped by the butterfly effect of decisions that go desperately wrong. After a shocking family tragedy, Cohen Davies feels isolated,...

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  • Braco

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAVAGE FIRST BOOK AWARD. The year is 1995. The city of Srebrenica falls to Serbian forces. While women and children cling to uncertain security in the UN-protected area of Potocari, thousands...

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  • The Mean Time

    The Mean Time is a work of literary fiction set in Corner Brook about how people allow their pasts to shape and define them – in holding on to dread, regret, and pain. The death of Will Johnston shakes the...

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  • Baggage

    Acclaimed Newfoundland author Jill Sooley’s second novel, Baggage, examines the step family. Drawing on humour and heartbreak, as she did in Widows of Paradise Bay, this story unfolds from the perspectives...

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  • The Islands of Doctor Thomas

    In 1913 Dr. Louis Thomas and his family settle on the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. Enchanted by how this French land navigates the harsh climate of the Atlantic Ocean, he immerses himself in his...

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  • A Blessed Snarl

    Patrick Wiseman moved his wife and son back to Newfoundland to start a new Pentecostal church, but when his wife Anne leaves him for a man she meets on Facebook and his son Hab moves in with his girlfriend Natalie—a...

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  • The Beothuk Expedition

    Based on Cartwright’s ill-fated expedition in search of the Beothuk. Jonah Squibb and his Royal Navy companions are tasked with making the first peaceful contact with the Beothuk in more than a century and...

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  • That Forgetful Shore

    Inspired by postcards found in a 150-year-old house in Coley's Point. Triffie and Kit are closer than sisters. But for two girls growing up in a tiny outport community at the dawn of the twentieth century, having...

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  • Edge of Time

    Someone wants Alec dead. And that someone can invade innocent bystanders, bending their will to his, forcing them to murder. That someone can travel through multiple dimensions, has powers beyond Earthly experience,...

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