Books tagged: British Columbia

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All the Quiet Places

By Brian Thomas Isaac

Finalist for the 2022 Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction
Longlisted for the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Winner of the 2022 Indigenous Voices Awards' Published Prose in English Prize
Shortlisted for the 2022 Amazon Canada First Novel Award
Longlisted for CBC Canada Reads ... Read more

British Columbiana

By Josie Teed

A job as a heritage interpreter at a remote gold rush site propels an insecure and anxious twenty-four-year-old to find what she truly desires from life.
“By turns deadpan and wryly candid, Teed has a keen observational eye and a talent for characterization. An excellent ... Read more

Deadly Triangle

By Susan Goldenberg

Glamorous young wife Alma Rattenbury takes her chauffeur as a lover and their scandalous relationship leads to a murder most foul.
The 1935 murder of architect Francis Mawson Rattenbury, famous for his design of the iconic Parliament Buildings and Empress Hotel in Victoria, ... Read more

First-Time Listener

By Jennifer Zilm

First Time Listener explores the ramped up 21st century digitalization of the social world, while reaching back to the most ancient of manuscript cultures. In Part 1, all is queried: Gilgamesh, God, the Cloud, the Bible, Bob Dylan, technologies of the book, and CNN’s Crimes ... Read more

Fishing for Birds

By Linda Quennec

Winner of the 2019 American Book Fest Best Book Award for Women's Fiction; Finalist for Literary Fiction

Kate, a somewhat clumsy widow of thirty-two, flees her stifling hometown on Vancouver Island to live alone on an even smaller island in the Salish Sea. In so doing, she has ... Read more

Four Umbrellas

By June Hutton & Tony Wanless

A writing couple searches for answers when Alzheimer's causes one of them to lose the place where stories come from — memory.

At the age of fifty-three, Tony walks away from a life of journalism and into an unknown future. June is forty-eight, a writer and teacher, and over ... Read more

Jacintha

By Lorraine Davies

Some kinds of love can only be endured.

Richard Wilson, a professor of English literature, and his wife, Carol, are injured in a landslide that destroys their home and takes the life of their student boarder. Richard heals from the injuries caused by the accident, but, emotionally ... Read more

Lost Shadow

By Claire Gilchrist

In the sequel to Street Shadows, city coyote Pica is carried far away, into the land of wolves. Will she survive and make it back to Scruff?

Winter is here, and coyotes Pica and Scruff are having trouble finding enough food to survive. Their only option may be to steal food from ... Read more