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  • The Henna Artist

    A Novel

    by Alka Joshi ...
    Book 1 - The Jaipur Trilogy
    A **NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERA REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK"Captivated me from the first chapter to the final page."—Reese Witherspoon**Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel... ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD $2.99 CAD

  • The Forgotten Bookshop in Paris

    by Daisy Wood ...
    From an exciting new voice in WWII historical fiction comes a tale of love, loss and a betrayal that echoes through generations…Paris, 1940: War is closing in on the city of love. With his wife forced into hiding, Jacques must stand by and watch as the Nazis take away everything he holds dear. Everything except his last beacon of hope: his beloved bookshop, La Page Cachée.But when a young woman ... Read more

    $9.99 CAD $0.99 CAD

  • In Zanesville

    A Novel

    by Jo Ann Beard ...
    From the acclaimed author of The Boys of My Youth and Festival Days, a “mesmerizing… beautifully written” debut novel that evokes the wrenching, exquisite moment just before we step into adulthood (Ann Patchett).The fourteen-year-old narrator of In Zanesville is a late bloomer. She flies under the radar — a sidekick, a marching-band dropout, a disastrous babysitter. Luckily, she has a best friend ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • A Wrens' Wartime Christmas

    A festive and romantic wartime saga

    by Vicki Beeby ...
    Book 2 - The Wrens
    German U-boats are getting through the defences. It’s up to the Wrens to stop them.After her fiancé died in the sinking of the Royal Oak, Mary finds herself stationed in Orkney, still battling her grief. With Iris and Sally by her side, she is gradually overcoming her loss and is surprised to be helped by the irascible Joe.Joe is a signalman aboard the Kelpie and his cheeky Morse code si... ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD $0.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 12 Dukes of Christmas (Books 1-2)

    A Regency Holiday Romance Collection

    by Erica Ridley ...
    series 12 Dukes of Christmas
    Enjoy the first two Regency Christmas romances in New York Times bestselling author Erica Ridley's fun, feel-good 12 Dukes of Christmas series!"Erica Ridley's love stories are warm, witty and irresistible!"— ELOISA JAMESONCE UPON A DUKEEnjoy a fun, second-chances regency romp featuring a spinster in a counting house, a grumpy duke trying not to fall in love, magical nights in a romantic castle, ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD $0.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Ballad of Tom Dooley

    A Ballad Novel

    Book 9 - Ballad Novels
    The Ballad of Tom Dooley is a literary triumph—what began as a fictional re-telling of the historical account of one of the most famous mountain ballads of all time became an astonishing revelation of the real culprit responsible for the murder of Laura FosterHang down your head, Tom Dooley…The folk song, made famous by the Kingston Trio, recounts a tragedy in the North Carolina mountains after ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • What Angels Fear

    A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

    by C. S. Harris ...
    Book 1 - Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery
    THE FIRST SEBASTIAN ST. CYR MYSTERY!“The combined elements of historical fiction, romance, and mystery in this fog-enshrouded London puzzler will appeal to fans of Anne Perry.”—BooklistIt’s 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III’s England. Then the body of a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near ... Read more

    $8.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Sleeping Car Porter

    by Suzette Mayr ...
    WINNER OF THE 2022 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZEPUBLISHERS WEEKLY TOP 20 LITERARY FICTION BOOKS OF 2022OPRAH DAILY: BOOKS TO READ BY THE FIREWhen a mudslide strands a train, Baxter, a queer Black sleeping car porter, must contend with the perils of white passengers, ghosts, and his secret love affairThe Sleeping Car Porter brings to life an important part of Black history in North Americ... ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • The Big Four

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery

    Book 5 - Hercule Poirot Mysteries
    Famed private eye Hercule Poirot tackles international intrigue and espionage in this classic Agatha Christie mystery.Framed in the doorway of Hercule Poirot's bedroom stands an uninvited guest, coated from head to foot in dust. The man stares for a moment, then he sways and falls. Who is he? Is he suffering from shock or just exhaustion? Above all, what is the significance of the figure 4, ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Royal Governess

    A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood

    by Wendy Holden ...
    During the childhood years of Queen Elizabeth II, one of the most famous women who ever lived, a young governess helped shape her into the icon the world knows today.In 1933, twenty-two-year-old Marion Crawford accepts the role of a lifetime, tutoring the little Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. Her one stipulation to their parents is that she bring some doses of normalcy into their ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • August Into Winter

    A Novel

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe first novel in nearly a decade from the three-time Governor General's Award‒winning author of The Last Crossing, August Into Winter is an epic story of crime and retribution, of war and its long shadow, and of the redemptive possibilities of love.You carried the past into the future on your back, its knees and arms hugging you tighter with every step.It is 1939, with the ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD $4.99 CAD

  • Yellow Wife

    A Novel

    A Best Book of the Year by NPR and Christian Science MonitorCalled “wholly engrossing” by New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Grissom, this “fully immersive” (Lisa Wingate, #1 bestselling author of Before We Were Yours) story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • Fayne

    A Novel

    **THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERA beloved writer returns with a tale of science, magyk, love and identity.**In the late nineteenth century, Charlotte Bell is growing up at Fayne, a vast and lonely estate straddling the border between England and Scotland, where she has been kept from the world by her adoring father, Lord Henry Bell, owing to a mysterious condition. Charlotte, strong and ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Sleeping Murder

    Miss Marple's Last Case

    Book 12 - Miss Marple Mysteries
    In Agatha Christie’s classic, Sleeping Murder, the indomitable Miss Marple turns ghost hunter and uncovers shocking evidence of a perfect crime.Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernize the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past. Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs.In fear, ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Jazz Club Spy

    by Roberta Rich ...
    A riveting historical thriller about a Jewish cigarette girl in 1930s New York who finds the soldier who burned down her Russian village years earlier only to be swept up in a political conspiracy on the eve of World War II—from the #1 bestselling author of The Midwife of Venice.New York, 1938Giddy Brodsky knows she’s lucky to have a job as a cigarette girl at a Manhattan jazz club, but she dreams ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $5.99 CAD


  • The Letter Home

    Heartwrenching historical fiction of a mother's journey from Ireland to save the daughter she loves

    She had left behind everything she loved to forge a future for the one she treasured most...A dangerous journey from Ireland to America. A mother's sacrifice. A family secret. Inspired by heartbreaking true events, the unforgettable new novel f****rom the No. 1 bestselling author of THE PAPER BRACELET and THE AMERICAN GIRL.'A true storyteller who keeps you turning the pages' CATHY KELLY, Sunday ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD $0.99 CAD

  • Valiant Gentlemen

    A Novel

    by Sabina Murray ...
    A New York Times Notable Book from the PEN/Faulkner Award–winning author. “An imaginative exploration of the tragedy of lost friendship” (Los Angeles Times).In prose that is darkly humorous and alive with detail, Valiant Gentlemen reimagines the lives and intimate friendships of humanitarian and Irish patriot Roger Casement; his closest friend, Herbert Ward; and Ward’s extraordinary wife, the ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD $1.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Heart Adrift

    A Novel

    by Laura Frantz ...
    **"Full of rich historical detail, this title is rooted in its time yet filled with issues that resonate today such as racial inequalities, economic injustice, and a pandemic."--**Library Journal starred review**"A redemptive story of war, regrets, romance, and an attempt to heal old wounds."--**Woman's World***It is 1755, and the threat of war with France looms over colonial York, Virginia. ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $0.99 CAD

  • The Lincoln Highway

    A Novel

    by Amor Towles ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERMore than ONE MILLION copies soldA TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club PickA New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Bill Gates and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year“Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” —The New York Times Book Review“A classic that we will read for years to come.” ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Forgiveness Road

    A Powerful Novel of Compelling Historical Fiction

    **“A compelling, heart-wrenching story” of three generations of women and the dark secret that upends their lives—from the author of The Last Suppers (**The Durango Herald).On a hot, humid July morning, sixteen-year-old Cissy Pickering calmly and deliberately shoots her father in the back.To their Mississippi community, the death of well-regarded attorney Richard Pickering is a fascinating scandal ... Read more

    $10.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Looking for Jane

    A Novel

    For readers of Joanna Goodman and Genevieve Graham comes a masterful debut novel about three women whose lives are bound together by a long-lost letter, a mother’s love, and a secret network of women fighting for the right to choose—inspired by true stories.Tell them you’re looking for Jane.2017When Angela Creighton discovers a mysterious letter containing a life-shattering confession in a stack ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • The Four Winds

    A Novel

    "The Bestselling Hardcover Novel of the Year."--Publishers WeeklyFrom the number-one bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes a powerful American epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression, a time when the country was in crisis and at war with itself, when millions were out of work and even the land seemed to have turned against them.**“My land ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Place des Érables, tome 6

    Le nouveau rendez-vous du quartier

    Book 6 - Place des Érables
    Dans les années 1960, autour de la Place des Érables, des commerces comme le magasin de variétés de monsieur Méthot et le salon de coiffure d’Agathe Langevin sont emblématiques d’une vie de quartier typiquement montréalaise. Ce dernier tome est un rendez-vous à ne pas manquer avec toutes les familles du coin! Dans le voisinage, la vie suit son cours, apportant son lot de bonheurs autant que de ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone

    A Novel

    Book 9 - Outlander
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Diana Gabaldon returns with the “vast and sweeping” (The Washington Post) new novel in the epic Outlander series.War leaves nobody alone. Neither the past, the present, nor the future offers true safety, and the only refuge is what you can protect: your family, your friends, your home.Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall were torn apart by the Jacobite Rising in 1746, and ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD