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Ontario--Toronto

  • Author:
    Hutsell-Manning, Linda
    Summary:

    That Summer in Franklin explores the lives of Hannah Norcroft and Colleen Pinser, and the trauma and heartbreak of dealing with parents affected by dementia and alcoholism.

  • Author:
    Pennie, Ross
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    Dr. Zol Szabo chose public health for its noble ideals and predictable hours. He never expected to be intimidated by the Prime Minister’s Office, roughed up by the RCMP, or threatened by the Hamilton mob.

    Though Zol and his team...

  • Author:
    Batten, Jack
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    It's been 20 years since Crang, the Toronto criminal lawyer with the single name and the smart mouth, last sleuthed his way through deep trouble and tricky cases. Now, as witty and nervy as he was in such best sellers as Straight No...

  • Author:
    McFetridge, John
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    Detectives Price and McKeon are called to the scene — a husband and wife found slumped in their car, parked sideways on a busy downtown on-ramp, a bullet in each of their heads. That’s what’s in the papers, and that’s all the public...

  • Author:
    Marom, Malka
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    Does one honor one’s country or one’s heart? Malka Marom explores this classic dilemma in her stunningly powerful first novel, an extraordinary tale of people caught up in a violent and seemingly endless historical conflict, compelled...

  • Author:
    Brady, Liz
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    A motorbike-riding business writer is asked to investigate the death of a tycoon in the first of a new mystery series featuring the irreverent Jane Yeats, a still-grieving widow who smokes and sometimes drinks too much.

  • Author:
    Whitzman, Carolyn
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    Suburb, Slum, Urban Village examines the relationship between image and reality for one city neighbourhood – Toronto’s Parkdale. Carolyn Whitzman tracks Parkdale’s story across three eras: its early decades as a politically independent...

  • Author:
    Deverell, William
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    The year is 1980. Three struggling, ambitious young lawyers set up their own practice. Partner Carrie Barr, fresh from her success defending a drifter charged as the notorious Midnight Strangler, takes on the case of a suave hit man who...

  • Author:
    Batten, Jack
    Summary:

    Classic Batten—on the rocks. Jazz. Cocaine. Vietnamese triads. Dope-dealing yuppie lawyers. Jack Batten's got them all in his second mystery novel starring Crang, the unconventional criminal lawyer with a taste for straight vodka and a...

  • Author:
    Hunter, Martin
    Summary:

    Picking up where his first memoir, Young Hunting, left off, Martin Hunter writes of his return to Toronto in the 1960s. He marries his teenage sweetheart, goes to work for the family paper company, fathers three children, and settles...

  • Author:
    Doctor, Farzana
    Summary:

    Stealing Nasreenis a novel about the lives of three very different people, all of whom belong to the same small religious community. Set in Toronto with back story in Mumbai, Nasreen Bastawala, an Indo-Canadian lesbian and burnt-out...

  • Author:
    Akler, Howard
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    It's 1971. Hal Sachs runs a used bookstore. Business isn't so great, and the store is in a part of Toronto that's about to be paved over with a behemoth expressway. When Hal meets Lily Klein, an activist schoolteacher who...

  • Author:
    Doctorow, Cory
    Summary:

    Alan is an entrepreneur in Toronto who decides to involve himself in a visionary scheme to blanket Toronto with free wireless Internet connectivity, a conspiracy spearheaded by a brilliant technopunk who builds miracles of hardware from...

  • Author:
    Ross, Stuart
    Summary:

    Ben is a performance artist about to enter his forties. His father and mother are both dead, and his brother, Jake, is a lousy source of information. So when he begins to struggle with a particularly nagging memory, he doesn't know...

  • Author:
    Kern, Leslie
    Summary:

    When a recent wave of condominium development overtook Toronto, women emerged as powerful consumers, and reports claimed that home ownership was offering young, single women freedom, financial independence, and personal security. Sex...

  • Author:
    Brady, Liz
    Summary:

    Jane Yeats, a crime journalist with a passion for hard-boiled adventure, is forced to confront the murder of her lover, Pete, when the imprisoned killer says he falsely confessed to the crime.

  • Author:
    Pilkey, Brent
    Summary:

    Dangerous, authentic, and gripping--the latest police thriller in the Rage Mystery series. A predator is stalking the streets of downtown Toronto. Haunted by a tortured past, he preys upon sex workers, leaving carnage in his wake....

  • Author:
    Donovan, Kevin
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    It began as rumours. Whispers at dinner parties. Warnings about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, superstar CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi revealed his interest in "rough sex" in a long Facebook post,...

  • Author:
    Pilkey, Brent
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    “Canadian policeman Pilkey writes from firsthand experience in his gritty procedural debut . . . ” — Publishers Weekly on Lethal Rage

    Transferred to 53 Division — known as the “Sleepy Hollow of Toronto” — after...

  • Author:
    De Nikolits, Lisa
    Summary:

    Rotten Peaches is a gripping epic filled with disturbing and unforgettable insights into the human condition. Love, lust, race and greed. How far will you go? Two women. Two men. One happy ending. It takes place in Canada, the U.S. and...

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