Books tagged: Historical Fiction

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Métis Beach

By Claudine Bourbonnais
Translated by Jacob Homel

In America, not believing in God is anti-American, isn’t it?

At fifty years of age, Roman Carr, whose real name is Romain Carrier, has made it. His television series In Gad We Trust, a scathing satire of the United States and its relationship with God, is a huge hit. He is ... Read more

My Best Friend Was Angela Bennett

By Suzanne Hillier

It's 1942, and the Nazi Juggernaut continues to crush Europe, while on the island of Newfoundland the loss of a generation awaits. Two girls who are best friends heading into their last year of high school visit a local park?and their lives are changed forever. The beautiful, ... Read more

Orphans of Empire

By Grant Buday

Grant Buday infuses history with rare, evocative energy in this deftly crafted trio of narratives that spans half a century and converges in a hotel in historic New Brighton, BC.

In Grant Buday’s new novel, three captivating stories intertwine at the site of the New Brighton ... Read more

Red Oblivion

By Leslie Shimotakahara

Family secrets surface when two sisters travel to Hong Kong to care for their ill father.

When Jill Lau receives an early morning phone call that her elderly father has fallen gravely ill, she and her sister, Celeste, catch the first flight from Toronto to Hong Kong. The man ... Read more

Stella's Carpet

By Lucy E. M. Black

Exploring the intergenerational consequences of trauma, including those of a Holocaust survivor and a woman imprisoned during the Iranian Revolution, Stella's Carpet weaves together the overlapping lives of those stepping outside the shadows of their own harrowing histories to ... Read more

Such Miracles and Mischiefs

By Trudy J. Morgan-Cole

Colonists come face to face with Indigenous Americans, enslaved Africans, and pirates as they struggle to build a life in North America.

Such Miracles and Mischiefs, the second book in the Cupids trilogy, adventures across the first three English colonies in the Americas—Newfoundland, ... Read more

Such Miracles and Mischiefs

By Trudy J. Morgan-Cole

Colonists come face to face with Indigenous Americans, enslaved Africans, and pirates as they struggle to build a life in North America.

Such Miracles and Mischiefs, the second book in the Cupids trilogy, adventures across the first three English colonies in the Americas—Newfoundland, ... Read more

The House of Izieu

By Jan Rehner

The House of Izeiu is a novel inspired by the life and experiences of Sabine Zlatin who, as a Jew using a fake identity, managed to find families to care for Jewish children who were in French refugee camps. She created a safe home for a number of other children called "The House ... Read more