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Fiction 2012
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charlottetown page-turner, dark, mystery, thriller

A young widow, orphan and mother, Wilhelmina Anne Brown is just beginning to find some stability in her new home in Prince Edward Island when she is forced to deal with the death of her beloved uncle, Bill Darby. Darby, a Charlottetown private investigator, leaves Anne and her fourteen-year-old daughter a small savings account and his business, where Anne has worked as office manager for six years. What follows is Anne's struggle to protect her family, find justice for her clients, and forge a new life for herself in this page-turning thriller.

Number of Pages: 
248
Book Size: 
6X9
ISBN: 
9781894838788
Price: 
$17.95
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Follow-up the award-winning Revenge of the Lobster Lover
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Fiction 2011

Nothing happens at The Shores. Ceilidhs, yes. Killings, no. Until one night, murder comes to the isolated Prince Edward Island village. Amateur sleuth Hy McAllister trips over a body on the beach. It's cottager Lance Lord, dressed like Jimi Hendrix, his head split open by an axe. As Hurricane Angus moves up the coast, Mountie Jane Jamieson and Hy vie to figure out who killed who and why, but they’re crippled by the hurricane, a power failure, and, finally, a dense fog. The Shores is sheltering a murderer.

Number of Pages: 
320
Book Size: 
6 x 9
ISBN: 
9781894838603
Price: 
22.95
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A village mystery that gets its claws into you.
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Fiction 2010

It’s lobster season at The Shores, a fishing village isolated from The Island in a storm surge. Parker, a collector of antiquities, has moved there with his partner Guillaume, a chef just out of rehab. “Hy” McAllister, a website writer looking for lobster recipes for a client’s newsletter, also needs a speaker for her Women’s Institute meeting. Enter Camilla, founder of the Lobster Liberation Legion, spouting crustacean right-to-life rhetoric.

Number of Pages: 
320
Book Size: 
6X9
ISBN: 
978-1894838-48-1
Price: 
$22.95
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A novella based on the hit play, Tourist Trap
Type: 
Fiction 2009

When Bruno MacIntyre decides to rent his ramshackle cottage to summer tourists, the wacky merriment begins. Lorne Elliott, comic master of mirth and mayhem, takes us to Savage Bay on the south shore of Prince Edward Island, where the hapless Bruno turns to his clever and caustic Aunt Tillie for help in securing tenants. First, the cottage, inherited with a bad reputation from Bruno’s ne’r-do-well father, must be renovated. Then, Bruno must duel with his aunt’s wry insults and sly plans, a sardonic would-be author, and two torrid tenants.

Number of Pages: 
80
Book Size: 
6 x 9
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-45-0
Price: 
$16.95
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Poetry and fiction 2002

Since it was first published in 1986, Frank Ledwell's The North Shore of Home has had an enduring place in Island literature. In warm-hearted prose and poetry, in a voice keenly tuned to the music of Prince Edward Island English, Ledwell explores the Island's North Shore, and especially the richly historied community of St. Peter's Bay.

Number of Pages: 
182
Book Size: 
5 x 8
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-04-7
Price: 
$18.95
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Non-fiction 2004

"...an escape from the complexities of the modern civilization into the simplicity of a lost, more natural life."

-- Anne Burke, Prairie Journal

Number of Pages: 
200
Book Size: 
6 x 9
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-09-2
Price: 
$19.95
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15 Years of the Island Literary Awards
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Anthology of poetry, fiction, and children's writing

Little did organizers know when they planted the seed 15 years ago that the Literary Awards would reap such a bountiful harvest.

Number of Pages: 
264
Book Size: 
6.75 x 9.75
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-05-4
Price: 
$22.95
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Shortlisted for Best Atlantic-Published Book in 2003
Type: 
Fiction

Inspired by the last murder in Prince Edward Island for which capital punishment was exacted -- and the theory that a third man was involved in the crime -- The Betrayer conjures the fictional life of this "third man" in an intimate psychological profile of a man who, quite literally, gets away with murder.

Number of Pages: 
222
Book Size: 
5 x 8
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-03-0
Price: 
$19.95
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Winner of the 2008 Prince Edward Island Book Award for Fiction
Type: 
Fiction

In this collection of short stories, Richard Lemm traces his own journey from the west coast of North America to the east coast of Canada with his first foray into the world of short fiction.

His hard-living characters follow their own paths through relationships with parents and siblings, friends and lovers, discovering and sometimes crossing their limits as they try to find their own way in the world.

Number of Pages: 
180pp
Book Size: 
6 x 9
ISBN: 
978-1-894838-30-6
Price: 
$19.95
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Fiction 2006

In this, Margie Carmichael’s first collection of short stories, ordinary women have extraordinary skills, gifts, and strengths; they are women who live next door or in the distance, shadowed by fear or absence of recognition. Age, race, and culture connect in the timeless fabric of the quilt, with craft, patience, and faith connecting the women through the threads of their diversity.

Book Size: 
6 x 9
ISBN: 
1-894838-22-X
Price: 
$19.95
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