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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 3

    This collected volume starts with the famous M. R. James story of occult revenge, "Casting the Runes", about a slighted occultist out for murderous revenge using his diabolical black arts to achiev...

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  • Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Private Charles Smith had been dead for close to a century when Jonathan Hart discovered the soldier’s small diary in the Baldwin Collection at the Toronto Public Library. The diary’s first entry w...

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  • From Turtle Island to Gaza

    From Turtle Island to Gaza

    With a sure voice, Groulx, an Anishnaabe writer, artistically weaves together the experiences of Indigenous peoples in settler Canada with those of the people of Palestine, revealing a shared under...

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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There is beauty in the teacup like dresses requiring crinoline or beaded purses too small to carry anything but anger. —from “Inheritance” Marita Dachsel’s third poetry collection explores parenth...

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  • Apostrophes VIII

    Apostrophes VIII

    Nothing Is But You and I

    The late sun falls slowly into the afternoon of your eyes, and there it pauses as one might pause to take a breath —from “Lost” Nothing Is But You and I, the breathtaking final volume in the Apos...

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  • Echolocation

    Echolocation

    In this provocative collection of short stories, Karen Hofmann creates characters who struggle to connect or disconnect from entanglements and relationships. With ironic accuracy and sensuous image...

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  • Only Pretty Damned

    Only Pretty Damned

    Niall Howell's Only Pretty Damned is a taut noir that takes you behind the big top, revealing rough and tumble characters, murderous plots, and crooked schemes designed to keep Rowland’s World Clas...

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  • The Melting Queen

    The Melting Queen

    Every year since 1904, when the ice breaks up on the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton has crowned a Melting Queen—a woman who presides over the Melting Day spring carnival and who must keep the c...

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  • The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

    Three years into the second millennium, Majestic, Alberta is a farm town dealing with depressed crop prices, international borders closing to Canadian beef, and a severe drought. Older farmers worr...

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  • The Poor Clare

    The Poor Clare

    Gaskell’s gothic masterpiece weaves the tale of a lonely old woman whose curse upon the murderer of her cherished dog unleashes unintended consequences. The impulse of revenge is turned to contriti...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 5

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror. This eBook includes all of the stories from Volume Five of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special int...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 4

    Volume 4 is a feast for crows with such tales as Lost Hearts, The Damned Thing, Poe’s famous poem A Dream Within a Dream, and a man’s descent into madness with only his black cat to keep him compan...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 2

    Doug Bradley's Spine Chillers, Volume 2, presents four classic stories from the masters of horror literature. It kicks off with Charles Dickens' friend and collaborator Wilkie Collins' eerie tale ...

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  • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume 1

    Introducing classic stories from the original masters of horror, this ebook includes all of the stories from Volume One of the Spinechillers audiobook series as well as Doug Bradley's special intro...

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  • 1st Legion of Utopia

    1st Legion of Utopia

    Set amidst the riotous times of the Great Depression, 1st Legion of Utopia explores the forces surrounding the founding of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), the trail blazing party of...

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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s...

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  • Sea of Cortez

    Sea of Cortez

    After a series of assassinations rocks Calgary’s underworld, Detective Lane is conscripted along with his husband Arthur into working undercover to seek out links in the Mexico - Canada drug connec...

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  • Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    My dearest love, Where are you now? Spring, 1847, and Lady Franklin is back in London expecting to greet her hero husband, polar explorer Sir John Franklin, upon his triumphant return from the Nort...

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  • High Line Scavenger Hunt

    High Line Scavenger Hunt

    Imagine: a public park that floats above the city, slicing the urban grey with its narrow green body. It winds its way through Manhattan, from the Meatpacking District to Chelsea to the Rail Yards....

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  • Hearing Voices

    Hearing Voices

    Marie Jenner's life gets complicated when the ghosts at the psychiatric hospital ask her to investigate the mysterious deaths of the patients.

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  • Glass Beads

    Glass Beads

    These short stories interconnect the friendships of four First Nations people — Everett Kaiswatim, Nellie Gordon, Julie Papequash, and Nathan (Taz) Mosquito — as the collection evolves over two dec...

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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • #IndianLovePoems

    #IndianLovePoems

    The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and h...

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  • The House of Charlemagne

    The House of Charlemagne

    Louis Riel prophesied that a polyglot Métis nation would rise on the prairies five hundred years after his death, and that it would be called the House of Charlemagne. Tim Lilburn tracks the birth ...

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  • What We Are When We Are

    What We Are When We Are

    Kaj smo, ko sm

    Working within a postmodern style, this rhythmic and melodious collection of poems originally written in Slovenian by Cvetka Lipuš and translated here by Tom Priestly, blends the real with the surr...

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