Books tagged: Historical

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By Keith Harrison

A spellbinding Scottish novel set in Edinburgh and Upper Canada during the tumultuous years of the French revolution and the Napoleonic war, Eyemouth is a wonderful novel with a definite Scottish flair!

Fall in One Day

By Craig Terlson

In the summer of 1973, a time of subversive drug culture and changing social roles, fifteen-year-old Joe Beck lives in a small Canadian city near the U. S. border where he watches dark-suited politicians lie on TV during something called Watergate. So when his best friend Brian ... Read more

Father Sweet

By J.J. Martin

A shocking tale of secrets, guilt, and clerical child abuse.

“God has made you special, but I will show you how to have an extraordinary life. Show you true love, as God intended for our kind. ”

It’s 1978. Blackburn Hamlet is a typical suburban village in eastern Ontario. ... Read more


By T.P. Rossiter

Despite his potential, extraordinary skating skills, and unmatched dedication and endurance, George Faulkner never made the Montreal Canadiens’ roster. But he was trying to break into a famous hockey dynasty never before seen in professional hockey. His story does not just ... Read more

Fenian Street

By Anne Emery


An unsolved murder investigation in 1970s Ireland from “one of Canada’s finest novelists. ” — Ottawa Review of Books

Shay Rynne grew up in the Corporation Flats — public housing — in Fenian Street, Dublin. He has always toyed with the idea of joining the Garda Síochána, ... Read more

Few and Far

By Allison Kydd

Jilted by her near-beau in England, Florence Southam travels to the exotic new world of the Saskatchewan Prairies, both to attend the wedding of her closest friend and to recover from her recent disappointment. Through Florence's eyes, the reader encounters a Victorian settlement ... Read more

Finding Edward

By Sheila Murray

Shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award
Longlisted for Canada Reads 2023
A Globe and Mail Best Book

Cyril Rowntree migrates to Toronto from Jamaica in 2012. Managing a precarious balance of work and university he begins to navigate his way through the implications ... Read more