The unusual and moving tale of Muggins, a famed fundraising dog who became a mascot of the Canadian Red Cross during the First World War.
A sweeping novel of the Canadian experience in the First World War, Amid the Splintered Trees is loosely based on author Heather McBriarty's own family history.
A Canadian Nurse in the Great War grants a peek, through the diary of Ruth Loggie, into a little-known moment of our history. It also offers a glimpse into forbidden territory-women at war.
Flash reviews of three recent non-fiction books that deal with WWII, the Atomic Bomb and a Victorian-era serial killer from Canada.
Literary historical fiction set in a war-torn Europe and glamourous Old Hollywood, following a lonely landscape gardener, from author of Big Town and I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin.
This dynamic novel from William Carpenter examines the legacy of war and destruction through the eyes of a returning Iraq war veteran, Nick Colonna, a young Maine native who enlisted after 9/11. Home finally, after an attack that has killed his entire unit and left him deaf, Nick struggles to reenter life in his quiet childhood town on the coast of Maine.
A rich and varied tapestry of the First World War, highlighting the personal stories of over 150 men and women from across North America who served overseas.
Heather McBriarty’s novel, Somewhere in Flanders: Letters from the Front, is a remarkable true telling of what is what like in the trenches during the First World War. It is also a poignant love story.
Land Beyond the Sea is a startlingly good feat of historical fiction, based on the torpedoing of the passenger ferry SS Caribou by U-69 in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in October 1942.
Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers is volume 26 in the New Brunswick Military Heritage Series published by Goose Lane Editions.
Cops in Kabul is the thrilling personal account of retired RCMP Superintendent William C. Malone, who was the deputy Canadian police commander in Kabul, Afghanistan, from May 2011 to May 2012.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of hostilities in Europe, Goose Lane Editions has published a comprehensive volume of the history of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion. Over 250 pages of the battalion's history, from its formation in 1914 to returning home in 1918.