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  • Author:
    Perry, Anne
    Summary:

    No breath of scandal has ever touched the aristocratic Moidore family–until Sir Basil’s beautiful widowed daughter is stabbed to death in her own bed, a shocking, incomprehensible tragedy. Inspector William Monk is ordered to...

  • Author:
    Perry, Anne
    Summary:

    Spurred by holiday cheer and a surprise hidden in Christmas pudding, an elderly aristocrat tries to right a past wrong by solving a decade-old murder in the latest Christmas novella from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry....

  • Author:
    Ravel, Edeet
    Summary:

    In 1941, life in Natt’s small town of Zastavna is comfortable and familiar, even if the grownups are acting strange, and his parents treat him like a baby. Natt knows there’s a war on, of course, but he’s glad their family didn’t...

  • Author:
    McCall Smith, Alexander
    Summary:

    There is the surveyor who dreams of a membership in Muirfield golf club. There is the pushy Stockbridge mother. There is the intellectual lady who sees herself as part of a much larger world. These characters and more confront issues of...

  • Author:
    Jarman, Mark
    Summary:

    With characters ranging from the desperate to the obsessive to the wildly comic, Mark Anthony Jarman's 19 Knives employs dazzling linguistic verve and staggering metaphoric powers in every sentence. But Jarman doesn't just write about...

  • Author:
    Quick, Amanda
    Summary:

    Calista Langley operates an exclusive “introduction” agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her...

  • Author:
    Clarke, Austin, Williams, Nigel Shawn
    Summary:

    2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (Longlisted). 2016 RBC Taylor Prize (Longlisted). The unforgettable memoir of Giller Prize-winning author and poet Austin Clarke, called "Canada's first multicultural writer." Austin Clarke...

  • Author:
    Jarman, Mark Anthony
    Summary:

    Mark Anthony Jarman is one of Canada’s most original and compelling writers of short fiction. My White Planet is his latest collection of fourteen new stories, many of which have previously won or been short-listed for literary magazine...

  • Author:
    MacKay, Patricia Joy
    Summary:

    In 1964, Patricia MacKay immigrated to Canada from England in search of the wild-open lands and cowboy culture that captivated her as a child. In the 1960s, the Wild West was still alive and kicking in the Cariboo-Chilcotin, although it...

  • Author:
    Matthews, Mimi
    Summary:

    A PROUD BEAUTY... Society beauty Sylvia Stafford is far too pragmatic to pine. When the tragic death of her gamester father leaves her destitute and alone, she finds work as a governess in a merchant’s household in Cheapside. Isolated...

  • Author:
    Ridley, Erica
    Summary:

    Enjoy the witty, emotional second book in U.S.A. Today bestselling author Erica Ridley’s new Dukes of War regency romance series! Captain Xavier Grey’s body is back amongst the beau monde, but his mind cannot break free from the horrors...

  • Author:
    THOMAS, Athol
    Summary:

    True stories of the Kimberley region in the outback of Western Australia.

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