For fans of historical fiction and/or Canadian history, Trappings is a book based on real people and events in mid-nineteenth-century British Columbia. What’s more, it offers a woman’s view of politics and life during this time.
This feature excerpt isa blend of travelogue and art history from Gone Viking: A Travel Saga and Gone Viking II: Beyond Boundaries ...
Who has held political power in Nova Scotia? How did they get it? And what did they do with it? In his latest book, best-selling author and former cabinet minister Graham Steele takes us on a roller-coaster ride through seventy-five years of Nova Scotia politics from 1945 to 2020.
A fascinating account of the century-long effort to define, access, preserve, develop, and exploit the uniquely beautiful area of rugged wilderness now known as Strathcona Provincial Park on Central Vancouver Island.
The history of Nova Scotia is an amazing story of a land and a people shaped by the waves, the tides, the wind, and the wonder of the North Atlantic. Choyce weaves the legacy of this unique coastal province, piecing together the stories written in the rocks, the wrecks, and the record books of human glory and error.
Self-described as “weird little pieces of half-forgotten history and folklore from all over Newfoundland and Labrador, one for every day of the year" . . .
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.
The stories in Daring, Devious, and Deadly are drawn from communities across the province, from Sydney and Amherst to Halifax, from the rugged coast of the Eastern Shore to the historic town of Annapolis Royal.
Between 1857 and 1970, thousands of children came to live at the Halifax Protestant Orphan's Home. Some were children whose parents simply didn't have the means to care for them any longer; others were orphans who had nowhere else to go.
The first independent account of the remarkable voyage of the Tilikum. Anticipating fame and wealth, Captain John Voss set out from Victoria, BC, in 1901, seeking to claim the world record for the smallest vessel ever to circumnavigate the globe. For the journey, he procured an authentic dugout cedar canoe from an Indigenous village on the east coast of Vancouver Island.
Two Crows Sorrow is creative-non-fiction based on actual people and events on Nova Scotia’s North Mountain in 1904.
This story affected and changed the whole community, as one shocking event led to others.
Award-winning author, Susan White's new book Fear of Drowning is an epic family saga set against the backdrop of two world wars, earthquakes, epidemics, prejudice, social injustice, greed and ambition.