Book List in Order: 20 titles

  • Jesse Green, the young narrator of the first novella, wants to escape the developed world (Vancouver) and with her boyfriend takes a meandering trip down to Panama, the land bridge to South America. The central short story has an ambiguous setting an...


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    The author of The Man at the Wheel brings back Scotland Yard’s Inspector Peckover in this “valuable addition to the classic British detective” (The New York Times).   A femme fatale . . . or a female Jack the Rip...


  • Parallel Rivers is a collection of stories that were coaxed into existence from Kenyon's interest in seeing what fiction might learn from film, particularly the German, French, Italian, and Japanese cinema of the 70s. While Kenyon's fictions are ofte...



  • Part intellectual mystery and part spiritual adventure, A Year At River Mountain tells the story of an aging actor from Vancouver who has immersed himself in monastic life in China and is now examining his past as an actor, husband, and father. As hi...


  • A man wakes up in a hospital with one word in his head: Sapporo. He dimly recalls this as the place where he was raised, and it becomes his name and identity. Like an immigrant without language or memory, he relies on his young son as guide and inter...


  • Rosa Pryznyk's harrowing escape from the Great War to America left her knowing that she was ordained for an extraordinary life. She didn't, though, see the aching beauty of it, nor did she see the wretchedness or hardship that would continually dog h...


  • The letter bearing the news that William Foley, easy-going math professor at a Midwestern university, had become the owner of a castle in Ireland was certainly cause for celebration. But the legacy that made him king of a castle also turned him into ...


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    Barely recovered from their death-defying adventures in Kill the Butler! (SMP, 1993), Detective Chief Inspector Henry Peckover, Bard of the Yard, and Detective Constable Jason Twitty are sent on undercover duty again. A spate of art thefts across Eur...






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    Inspector Henry Peckover has cheerfully accompanied his wife Miriam to Inverballoch and the 170th Robbie Burns celebration in this wee corner of the Scottish Highlands. Little does he know what he's gotten himself into...Sir Gilbert Potter, Britain's...


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    A hit-and-run driver ends the life of Lou Langley, octogenarian millionaire and lawn freak, as he is mowing the verge beside his luxurious beachfront home in Dunehampton, New York. With $150 million at stake and several potential beneficiaries, the l...




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    MR. KETTLE WOULD NEVER BE IN SHAPE... The members of the aerobics class at the exclusive SimpSon's SuperSpa were all gyrating breathlessly around the floor in the interest of cardiovascular improvement. All except Mr. Kettle, whose cardiovascular ...



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    Detective Inspector Harry Peckover of Scotland Yard must sort out the puzzle whose pieces consist of four dead Arabs, a missing chauffeur, one million pounds sterling, and disreputable born-again evangelist...



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