Book List in Order: 21 titles

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    Secrets abound at a northern Ontario lodge when a teenage employee is murdered.It''s late summer and a restless Officer Kala Stonechild has taken her foster niece, Dawn, on a canoe trip at Pine Hollow Lodge in the wilderness north of Sault Ste. Marie...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Ottawa is in the middle of a summer heat wave—and PI Anna Sweet takes on her hottest case yet. Brent Rose secretl...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hired to look out forMax, a troubled teenage runaway. Fo...


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    Two murders, fourteen years apart, both shrouded in secrets. David McKenna lies dying in a Kingston hospital, his children gathered from across the country to say a final goodbye. But the family reunion opens old wounds. David’s only daughter, Lau...


  • Shelley Vincent has been missing for over a year. Her fiancé, Albert Romaine, is desperate to find out what happened to her. With Christmas less than a week away and no plans to speak of, PI Anna Sweet is happy to take the case. But as Anna digs dee...


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    Still waters run deep. English teacher, mother, wife, and convicted child predator Jane Thompson has made parole and she has a plan. She begins her life in the shadows while she bides her time. One month later, the bludgeoned body of the student she ...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a second language (ESL) readers. Ryan Green disappears one day after school without a trace. His family is caught in a living nightmare. Six months ...


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    A missing child. A dead mother. Kala Stonechild is about to discover what one betrayal can lead to. When Adele Delaney and her daughter, Violet, go missing, Jacques Rouleau is called upon to investigate. However, struggling with the impending death ...


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    Two separate crimes, two tragic outcomes. Jacques Rouleau has moved to Kingston to look after his father and take up the position of head of the town’s Criminal Investigations Division. One hot week in late September, university student Leah Samps...






  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Against her better judgment, Anna Sweet accepts a date with the secretive Nick Roma, office manager for Storm Inves...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Anna Sweet's PI business partner, Jada Price, has gone missing. Anna and new hire Nick Roma team up to find her. Th...


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    Nominated for the 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel When murder stalks a family over Christmas, Kala Stonechild trusts her intuition to get results. It’s a week before Christmas when wealthy businessman Tom Underwood disappears into thin air ...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Paul Taylor, a wealthy business man, is in jail for the cold-blooded murder of his lover Laura Flint. She is found ...


  • This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Anna Sweet, ex-cop turned waitress, is bar-hopping her way across the U.S.A. But a middle-of-the-night phone call t...


  • A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of "peace, love, rock and roll," and the Vietnam War. It’s the summer of 1971, and fifteen-year-old Darlene travels with her mother to cottage country. This year her wild cousin, Elizabeth, is staying ...


  • Gwen Lake is a forty-five-year-old police officer with a desk job, an ex-husband and a future not even close to the American dream. A year after her divorce, and more out of boredom and curiosity than anything else, she agrees to a meeting with her e...


  • After her mothers suicide, Maja Cleary turned her back on her family and Duved Cove, Minnesotauntil a desperate phone call reveals that her father has been murdered and her brother Jonas is the prime suspect. She flies home, knowing that she will hav...


  • In the fourth and final instalment in the Jennifer Bannon mystery series, Jennifer begins Grade Eleven at Springhills High, where her life is far from settled. Her mother has moved to L.A. with her new husband, Jennifers boyfriend moves to McGill to ...


  • Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Bannon agrees to spend her summer as a camp counsellor at White Pine Camp with her best friend Ambie and her younger sister Leslie. But Jennifers summer in the isolated wilderness on Georgian Bay turns into a roller coaster ...






  • Fourteen-year-old Jennifer Bannon cannot face another boring summer in Springhills. She convinces her mother to let her spend July at her grandmother’s cottage in Hawk’s Creek. She does not reveal that her plan is to live with her grandmother for...


  • Feeling somehow to blame for her father’s absence, thirteen-year-old Jennifer Bannon struggles to hang on to her dream that he will return and they can be a family again - a dream that doesnt include her mother’s new boyfriend, nights of looking ...