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The White Angel

by Karen Mulvahill

A Scottish nanny is shot and dies in the home of her wealthy employers, initiating the scandal that inspired John MacLachlan Gray’s novel "The White Angel". It takes a sweeping view of life in Vancouver in 1924. Labor unrest, enormous... Read More

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The Wooden King

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Viktor Trn has “the talent of the historian. To drag up the past from its forgotten and stinking grave and put the gore on display so it paralyzes the future.” Unmoved by high-flown arguments, Trn knows that history is for survivors,... Read More

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A Fist around the Heart

by Karen Rigby

Heather Chisvin’s pensive, eloquent novel traces the paths of two Russian Jewish sisters: one based in Winnipeg, the other in Manhattan; one who commits suicide, one a survivor left with unanswerable questions. It reveals the trauma... Read More

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The House of Erzulie

by Mya Alexice

Kirsten Imani Kasai weaves a spellbinding tale in "The House of Erzulie", intertwining elements of horror and erotica expertly. Purposeful discomfort abounds in this eerie novel that brims with masterful, uncanny language. Part of the... Read More

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The Pirate Bride

by Karen Rigby

Kathleen Y’Barbo’s "The Pirate Bride" is a lavish eighteenth-century romance that details the power of a young girl’s prayers. Set on the high seas, on an island, and in New Orleans, the story of a chance meeting between a young... Read More

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The Templar Legacy

by Robin Farrell Edmunds

"The Templar Legacy" is a smart, riveting historical adventure that piques interest in the time following the Crusades. In Peter Tallon’s riveting historical adventure "The Templar Legacy", two Englishmen accompany the last remaining... Read More

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