Book List in Order: 10 titles


  • A lonely boy in a prairie town befriends a tramp in 1947 and then witnesses a shocking murder. Based on a true story. Canwood, Saskatchewan, 1947. Leonard Flint, a lonely boy in a small farming town befriends the local tramp, a man known as Rabbit...



  • What is an ordinary life worth? A seasoned writer stumbles across an obituary and imagination is sparked. The brief words of memoriam describe a woman who was both extraordinaryeccentric, revered in her field, a renowned expertbut also utterly ordi...



  • Downed during his first mission, James Hunter is taken captive as a German POW. To bide the time, he studies a nest of redstarts at the edge of camp. Some prisoners plot escape; some are shot. And then, one day, James is called to the Kommandant’s ...



  • "A stunning novel of love, loss and redemption, Coventry was published to rave reviews and became an instant bestseller in 2008. The Gazette (Montreal) called it ""a small gem. . . . A beautifully sculpted, meticulously researched work."" The novel o...



  • “Elegant . . . illuminates the impact of war on ordinary people . . . an elegy and a celebration.”—Ann Hood, author of The Knitting Circle On the evening of November 14, 1940, Harriet Marsh stands on the roof of the historic Coventry cathedral ...



  • A groundbreaking, genre-bending new work from one of Canada’s most respected writers.In its long history, the River Thames has frozen solid forty times. These are the stories of that frozen river.And so opens one of the most breathtaking and origin...



  • Every evening, Alice and five others gather at the forest's edge, trying to call back their dogs, abandoned by others in their lives. Becoming more involved in the group, Alice moves to a cabin owned by Malcolm, whose motives in having her there are ...



  • Leaving London to grow food for the war effort, Gwen discovers a mysterious lost garden and the story of a love that becomes her own.This word-perfect, heartbreaking novel is set in early 1941 in Britain when the war seems endless and, perhaps, hopel...



  • Inspired by the life of Julia Margaret Cameron, Afterimage is the bold and provocative story of Annie Phelan, a maid in the home of Isabel and Eldon Dashell. Isabel is experimenting with the new medium of photography, and is inspired by Annie, who be...







  • Set in 1930s Canada, this novel tells the story of Willa and Grace, two female pilots attempting to break the world record for non-stop flight. As they take to the air, the focus shifts to Maddy, a young girl who idolizes the two women whilst fearing...