Fiction

  • By the Rivers of Brooklyn

    In the 1920s, Jim, Bert and Rose Evans all move from Newfoundland to Brooklyn, New York, in search of work and a better life, leaving their sister Annie back home in St. John’s. By the Rivers of Brooklyn traces...

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  • Tantramar

    "This is the story of my mother's death, my father's lighthouse, my slutty sister and the dog I betrayed." A heart-felt, at times funny coming-of-age story set in Nova Scotia about a quirky couple who adopt a 16-year-old...

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  • An Imperfect Librarian

    Carl knows more than most how hard it can be to find one’s place in an imperfect world. Abandoned by his mother, scorned by his father, cuckolded by his wife, too tall, too naive, too unlucky, even the dogs...

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  • The Seary Line

    Nearing death, an old man laments his poor choice of a wife, and has orchestrated a situation where he will see his childhood love one last time. From these circumstances emerges Stella, a woman who grapples...

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  • Footprints

    When three teenage friends oppose the annexation of their favourite beach by a prominent businessman, their efforts to keep it public are rebuffed or ignored. Their actions quickly move beyond conventional protest,...

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  • Happiness of Fish

    On a snowy winter night, Gerry Adamson hides from his family in a laid-up sailboat. Pushing sixty, holed-up with a laptop, he’s trying to make a novel out of thirty-odd years of compromises and betrayals that...

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  • Borderless Deceit

    A virus destroys the communication network of the Canadian diplomatic service. Carson Pryce, a reclusive, moody intelligence analyst, and Rachel Dunn, a brilliant diplomat with a glowing humanitarian track record,...

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  • 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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