Books tagged: Animals

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A Dance of Cranes

By Steve Burrows

Two separate continents, one shared fate: Death knows no boundaries.

Newly estranged from his girlfriend, Lindy, Inspector Domenic Jejeune has returned to Canada to the news that his brother, Damian, has gone missing in Wood Buffalo National Park while conducting field research ... Read more

Dog Trick or Cat Treat

By Archie Klondike

The 60 best, funniest, most embarrassing photos of our four-legged friends dressed up for Halloween are collected in this hilarious gift book. No longer just for kids, trick-or-treating with pets is an increasingly common phenomenon, and readers may be inspired to adopt a pet ... Read more

Night Watch

By Gillian Wigmore

Full of humour and compassion, Night Watch collects three novellas that explore the lives of rural veterinarians. Wigmore’s vets struggle to stay awake during unending calving seasons, reaching for moments of stillness and grace between phone calls and farm calls; they balance ... Read more

Searching for Sam

By Sophie Bienvenu
Translated by Rhonda Mullins

Mathieu lives in the street by choice, eschewing drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol. His main companion is his dog Sam, a pitbull, who he says has helped keep him alive. When Sam disappears, Mathieu’s frantic search to find her brings him into confrontation with the secrets of ... Read more

Shepherd in Residence

By Elizabeth Creith

Life may be a highway for Tom Cochrane, but for Elizabeth Creith it's a rural road - down which she is probably chasing some escaped sheep. When she picked up an abandoned drop spindle in a house in Toronto, she had no idea where it would lead her.That "where" turned out to ... Read more

Talking Animals

By Joni Murphy

A fable for our times, Joni Murphy's Talking Animals takes place in an all-animal world where creatures rather like us are forced to deal with an all-too-familiar landscape of soul-crushing jobs, polluted oceans, and a creeping sense of doom.

It's New York City, nowish. Lemurs ... Read more