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The Devil and the Detective

By John Goldbach
Categories: Fiction

Robert James, a private detective more interested in chronicling his cases than solving them, gets a midnight call from a young woman whose older husband has been found with a knife in his chest. Murder, ...

And the Birds Rained Down

By Jocelyne Saucier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

A CBC Canada Reads 2015 Selection!Finalist for the 2013 Governor General's Literary Award for French-to-English TranslationDeep in a Northern Ontario forest live Tom and Charlie, two octogenarians determined ...

Cosmo

By Spencer Gordon
Categories: Fiction

Winner of the 2013 CBC Overlookie Bookie Award for Most Underrated Canadian Book!

An admirer of Miley Cyrus performs a three-thousand word sentence in defence of his passion. Actor Matthew McConaughey ...

Maintenance

By Rob Benvie
Categories: Fiction

It is the summer of 1999, and the Sweltham family leads an ordinary suburban existence. Former high school volleyball champ Parker crisscrosses the continent as a sales rep for DynaFlex Sporting Goods, ...

Eye Lake

By Tristan Hughes
Categories: Fiction

Eli has lived in Crooked River his whole life, and he knows better than anyone about that sinking number. His father, uncle and grandmother are dead; he didn't know his mother, and his grandfather Clarence, ...

The Many Revenges of Kip Flynn

By Sean Dixon
Categories: Fiction

It all started with a black rose and a rich young man. And a house with a creek running through it. And then there she was, Kip Flynn, standing beside her dead boyfriend and agreeing to take a large sum ...

Monoceros

By Suzette Mayr
Categories: Fiction

Winner of the W.O. Mitchell Book PrizeWinner of the 2012 Relit Award for Best Novel
Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize
Shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction
Shortlisted for the ...

Sentimental Exorcisms

By David Derry
Categories: Fiction

A former lover becomes an uninvited houseguest in Ted and Marjory’s quiet abode, adversely affecting investigations into the history of the semicolon. A judge must compulsively narrate his neighbour ...

When Fenelon Falls

By Dorothy Ellen Palmer
Categories: Fiction

A spaceship hurtles towards the moon, hippies gather at Woodstock, Charles Manson leads a cult into murder and a Kennedy drives off a Chappaquiddick dock: it's the summer of 1969. And as mankind takes ...

Obituary, The

By Gail Scott
Categories: Fiction

Shortlisted for the Grand Prix du livre de Montreal

Rosine is surrounded by ghosts. Ghosts of family. Ghosts of past lovers. Ghosts of an old Montreal and its politics. Ghosts of the Montreal quarry workers ...