On the morning of July 1, 1916, at Beaumont-Hamel, the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment climbed out of their trenches and advanced into no man’s land. Eric Mackenzie Robertson went over the top on that fateful day—and survived. Almost unbelievably, just four years ... Read more
The man steps into the characters of these forgotten soldiers, as well as his own life as a child. The journey breathes life into the men of the battlefields, as well as gives voice to the women of that world; mother, cousin, stranger. Based on the author's own life, and that ... Read more
As a young man in the midst of World War II, Jacob fell in love with an older woman and began a rapturous affair, until she seemingly vanished. As strange things start to happen around him, a familiar young woman appears at Jacob's house with a mysterious notebook. The past ... Read more
By Stephen Massicotte
Introduction by R. H. Thomson
Suffering the aftermath of the war and foreseeing the dawning of new ones, the Oxford Roof Climbers, the Benevolent Order of, lay siege to a sleepy university town. A stand against stands, a dare to end all daring, a doing that protests doings; the two haunted men—armed with ... Read more
Since the last Ice Age, the only safe route into Canada's interior during the winter started at the Bay of Fundy and followed the main rivers north to the St. Lawrence River through what is now New Brunswick. Aboriginal people used this route as a major highway in all seasons ... Read more
By Chris Hand
Almost since Champlain's men first settled on St. Croix Island in 1604, the French and the English fought for control of Acadia, a huge area consisting of today's Maritime Provinces and parts of Quebec and Maine. The British assault on Fort Beauséjour in 1755 was the final ... Read more
Winner of the 2020 Ontario Historical Society Alison Prentice Award • Finalist for the 2020 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Nonfiction
A memoir from the first female cadet admitted to the Royal Military College of Canada.
Kate Armstrong was an ordinary young woman eager to leave ... Read more
A century after the beginning of the Great War, the contributions of the Maritimes to the formation of the Canadian Expeditionary force remain relatively unexplored. Till the Boys Come Home examines the conduct of the war through the eyes of one particular agricultural and coal-mining ... Read more
When the First World War broke out, little was known about aviation. "Training Aces" chronicles the development of aviation in Canada that began in the years before the war when early experiments in flight were made by Canadians. This book portrays the important role that Canada ... Read more
Captain Mueller is dead. Hanged, apparently by his own hand. But ex-police officer and war hero Sergeant August Neumann doesn't think it's quite so simple. How could it be with blackshirts, legionnaires, and communist sympathisers vying for control of the camp?
Now Sergeant ... Read more