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A Matter of Conscience

By James Bartleman

A novel of love and betrayal dealing with the biggest issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.

In the summer of 1972, a float plane carrying a team of child welfare officials lands on a river flowing through the Yellow Dog Indian reserve. Their mission is to seize ... Read more

A Place in the Dark/ The Glamour of Evil

By Frank Lentricchia

This is a flip book with two novels: A Place In The Dark braids history, fiction and politics. It is set in Utica with substantial passages of painful, site-specific memories of the characters of both the Vietnam war and the American engagement in Iraq. These memories are carried ... Read more

Apocalypse of Morgan Turner, The

By Jennifer Quist

Morgan Turner's grief over her sister's brutal murder has become a rut, an everyday horror she is caught in along with her estranged parents and chilly older brother. In search of a way out, she delves the depths of a factory abattoir, classic horror cinema, and the Canadian ... Read more

April Fool

By William Deverell

A new edition of the Arthur Ellis Award winning crime novel

Arthur Beauchamp, the scholarly, self-doubting legend of the B. C. criminal bar, is enjoying his retirement on B. C.’s Garibaldi Island when he is dragged back to court to defend an old client. Nick “The Owl” Faloon, ... Read more

Beautiful Lie the Dead

By Barbara Fradkin

Inspector Green explores a web of betrayal and deceit. In the dead of night, the phone rings in the missing persons unit of the Ottawa Police. A brutal blizzard is howling, and a wealthy social activist has not heard from his fiance in over twenty-four hours. Friends, family ... Read more

Between Rothko and 3 Windows

By Corrado Paina
Translated by Damiano Pietropaolo

Set in Toronto and Milan, Between Rothko and 3 Windows takes us into the inner vortex of cities evolving away from the imagined ethnic certainties of the past towards an unsettling, increasingly chaotic world in which we struggle to find a firm foothold on the ever-shifting ... Read more

Bonavere Howl

By Caitlin Galway

It is 1955, and the three Fayette sisters have lived their whole lives in the enchanting French Quarter of New Orleans. Though neglected by their parents, they share a close bond with one another--from afternoons in their small, shared bedroom, to trying to speak with ghosts ... Read more

Brunch with the Jackals

By Don McLellan

A man seeking the high life realizes too late that he has destroyed his possibilities for happiness. Four junkies wait anxiously for a drug dealer who seems to have forgotten their existence. A gang leader attempts to navigate racism, greed, and mutiny within the ranks. An aspiring ... Read more

Business

By J.P. Meyboom

A dark coming-of-age comedy set in a world of scoundrels and misfits at the end of their tether.

Paul Wint quits his dead-end gig composing greeting cards and falls in with Hornsmith, an ailing con on his last score. Hornsmith is running a scam on Dr. Courtney, a cosmetic surgeon, ... Read more

Carpenter from Montreal, The

By George Fetherling & George Fetherling

Worlds collide when a naïve young heiress takes a tumble for a bootlegger with a murderous temper and his business partner falls in love with Montreal, the way Americans are prone to do. One world war has ended and a second is in the wings. In the space between, the neon-powered ... Read more