Fiction

  • Ashes on Ice

    Sitting on the stoop of the old house he’d built many years before, Achille mourns the recent death of his beloved Adela. Reminiscing about their life together, Achille comes up with the idea of taking his...

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  • Return of the Native

    Kissing the big-city life goodbye, Udo Nomi returns to Newfoundland from Toronto for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be a hero for his people, to help free The Republic. In a comic, quasi-parody of the liberties...

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  • Foreign Affairs

    When a young Canadian diplomat is charged with a murder abroad, Ottawa lawyer Peter Verdun is convinced there is more to the case than meets the eye. When the beautiful reporter covering the trial connects the...

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  • The Seventh Day

    In this fast-paced novel about a man who returns to university following the death of his wife, David Edwards is drawn into a criminal web of drugs, sexual slavery, and political intrigue that threatens the very...

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  • The March Hare Anthology

    The March Hare Anthology commemorates twenty years of one of Canada's most successful literary festivals. Blending international writers with some of the best Newfoundland and Labrador writers and musicians,...

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  • Half Moon

    A hauntingly beautiful saga set in Paris, New York, and Atlantic Canada,Half Moon explores themes of passion, betrayal, art, and redemption in the story of an elusively beautiful woman and the world-class painter...

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  • Fables, Fairies & Folklore

    This is a chronicle of the magical side of The Rock, told in vivid prose that will engage the attentions of readers both young and old. Fables, Fairies & Folklore of Newfoundland includes tales such as Big...

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  • Black Water Born

    Set against the background of Newfoundland’s early years, Black Water Born tells the turbulent love story of Lucky and Helen, whose relationship seems doomed from the start. An action-driven tale of adventure,...

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  • 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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