Books tagged: Historical

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Constant Nobody

By Michelle Butler Hallett

Longlisted, Miramichi Reader's "The Very Best!" Book Awards (Novel)
For fans of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light comes an historical espionage novel with a contemporary edge from Michelle Butler Hallett.

The time is 1937. The place: the Basque Country, embroiled in ... Read more

Coyote Takes a Walk

By Joseph Urie

A lot of time has passed but the Trickster has returned and the world that he left is indesperate need of some levity, the truth and most importantly, reconciliation. It is time to start again. In the spirit of treaty. But before that can happen some things need to be cleared ... Read more

Dazzle Patterns

By Alison Watt

Beginning the day of the devastating Halifax Explosion of 1917, Dazzle Patterns is an unforgettable story about loss, the resilience of the human spirit, and the transformative power of art. A finalist for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award.

While Clare Holmes waits for her ... Read more

Detective and the Spy

By Angela Misri

It’s taken years, but Portia Adams has found an outlet for her obsessive curiosity as the consulting detective of 221 Baker Street, like her grandfathers before her. Scotland Yard taps her for their trickiest crimes, she’s in her last year of law school and finally things ... Read more

Distantly Related to Freud

By Ann Charney

It’s Montreal, 1953, and eight-year-old Ellen, an only child prone to daydreaming, and her mother, a woman who believes in the promise of fresh starts, have moved into a large house on the flanks of Mt. Royal. To make ends meet, Ellen’s mother takes in a group of refugees ... Read more

Dominion of Mercy

By Danial Neil

Edinburgh, 1917: Headstrong Highland lass Mary Stewart is a vibrant woman forced into the world’s oldest profession in order to provide for her ailing father and younger sister in the city’s Old Town. When her uncle, a well-to-do solicitor with political aspirations, thinks ... Read more