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  • Author:
    Dobson, Kathy
    Summary:

    A gutsy, no-holds-barred, coming-of-age story. In the Point St. Charles of the author’s childhood people move for one of two reasons: their apartment is on fire, or the rent is due. Starting in 1968, eight-year-old Kathy Dobson shares...

  • Author:
    Deverell, William
    Summary:

    Montreal journalist Lou Sabatino, under witness protection after nearly being gunned down by the Mafia, is sucked into the quirky world of a conniving Russian dominatrix who has secretly recorded herself putting the whip to the bare...

  • Author:
    Martel, Pierre
    Summary:

    Un jour, l'existence de Charles Désilet est totalement bouleversée lorsqu'il revoit par hasard, dans la rue, celui qui a lâchement assassiné sa sœur vingt ans plus tôt et qui, à ses yeux, a bénéficié de l'indulgence du tribunal. Une...

  • Author:
    Vu, Caroline, Steenhout, Ivan
    Summary:

    Ce roman choc raconte la vie tumultueuse d’une famille nord-vietnamienne ballottée par les caprices de l’Histoire et aux prises avec sa propre folie. À travers un récit teinté d’humour, on découvre les aventures rocambolesques d’un clan...

  • Author:
    Behrens, Peter
    Summary:

    From Peter Behrens, one of our most beloved storytellers and the author of the bestselling and award-winning novels The Law of Dreams and The O’Briens, comes a spectacular collection of riveting stories about growing up and growing...

  • Author:
    Kalbfleisch, John
    Summary:

    A Mohawk who thought he was the rightful king of France, an Anglican priest who could barely speak English and just maybe the assassin of Abraham Lincoln: what do these three men have in common? Not much, perhaps, except the Montreal...

  • Author:
    Guzzo-McParland, Connie
    Summary:

    A sequel to The Girls of Piazza d’Amore, this novel is a sweeping epic that chronicles the lives of three women of different generations, all living in Montreal, but connected and haunted by the same Italian village past. After...

  • Author:
    Sands Brodoff, Ami
    Summary:

    A family’s story of the Holocaust lies buried in the soil of a graveyard in Prague, in the old neighborhoods of Montréal, in the serenity of a small New Jersey town, and in the memory of Jana – a woman finally asked to bear witness. Far...

  • Author:
    Samuel, Sigal
    Summary:

    Brother and sister Lev and Samara Meyer live in Montreal’s Mile End—a mashup of hipsters and Hasidic Jews. They have a fairly typical childhood, other than that around the corner Mr. Katz is trying to recreate the Biblical Tree of...

  • Author:
    O'Neill, Heather
    Summary:

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER Longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction A Globe and Mail Most Anticipated Book A NOW Magazine Book You Have to Read A Toronto Star Book We Can't Wait to Read "Heather O'Neill is just getting better...

  • Author:
    LeBlanc, Perrine, Lederhendler, Lazer
    Summary:

    The latest from Governor General’s Literary Award winner Perrine Leblanc is a mesmerizing story about the disappearance of three young women and a deeply disturbing portrait of a small town gone bad.In between the mountains and the sea...

  • Author:
    Soucy, Gaetan, Lederhendler, Lazer
    Summary:

    East-end Montreal in the mid-1920s. A popular restaurant is razed by an arsonist. Seventy-five people perish in the inferno. While strolling with his wheelchair-ridden father, a man furtively salvages a charred icon from the ruins. He...

  • Author:
    Hébert, Louis-Philippe
    Summary:

    The Girl Before, the Girl After is the story of a man who would rather remain anonymous. The boutique where used to work has been condemned, and so has the house where he rented a room, torn down to make way for a luxury hotel. His...

  • Author:
    Kirby, Peter
    Summary:

    Inspector Luc Vanier is drinking his way through Christmas Eve when he is called out to investigate the murder of five homeless people. His investigation takes him into the backrooms of the Catholic Church, the boardrooms of Montreal's...

  • Author:
    Montrose, David, Burton Smith, Kevin
    Summary:

    Finally, after 58 years The Body on Mount Royal is back in print, starring hard-drinking private dick, Russell Teed. From the back cover of the 1953 edition: Take a brutally beaten body, a lonely spot on Montreal's famous mountain, and...

  • Author:
    Cherry, Paul
    Summary:

    The Quebec-chartered “Nomad” chapter of the Hells Angels had two specific goals: to monopolize the Quebec drug trade; and to expand that trade across other parts of Canada. Their war against rival dealer gangs escalated to a boiling...

  • Author:
    Palmer, Al
    Summary:

    One of the earliest Canadian noir novels, Sugar-Puss on Dorchester Street tells the story of Gisele Lepine, beautiful farmer’s daughter who leaves her sleepy faming community for the neon lights of Montreal. In the fast-paced city,...

  • Author:
    Lavorato, Mark
    Summary:

    From one of Canada’s brightest emerging writers comes an unforgettable tale of love, art, and life. Set in the vividly imagined streets of 1920s Montreal, Serafim and Claire is the beautiful, moving, and compulsively readable story of...

  • Author:
    Lavery, John
    Summary:

    No writer in Canada today is more in love with the English, and French, languages than John Lavery. That love is gloriously requited. In inventive, incantatory prose, Sandra Beck, his long-awaited first novel, paints a very unusual...

  • Author:
    Villeneuve, Marie-Paule
    Summary:

    À peine sorti d’une cure de désintoxi-cation et souffrant toujours d’un amour déçu, le jeune et brillant Nicolas, 20 ans, part à la conquête du bonheur. Admis à l’Université de Montréal, il quitte le Saguenay pour se retrouver en...

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