Fiction / pb / 304pp / October, 2010 /
ISBN: 978-088982-268-9
/ $19.95

Fifty-year-old Robin Rowe returns to Dhaka, Bangladesh, her first visit since she was an exchange student there in 1970. The country, then East Pakistan, was on the brink of the war that led to its independence from Pakistan. Robin was repatriated just as the violence erupted, and as a result of the conflict, lost touch with her friends, and...

Fiction / pb / 256pp / October, 2010 /
ISBN:978-088982-267-2
/ $18.95

In this long-awaited novel, Caroline Woodward returns to her Peace River roots. Penny Loves Wade, Wade Loves Penny is a contemporary story about middle-aged love enduring despite many obstacles. It is a retelling of The Odyssey, with a road story looping south from the Peace River region to the West Coast and across the province through the...

Fiction / pb / 164pp / April, 2010 /
ISBN:978-088982-263-4
/ $18.95

The eighteen linked short stories in The Moon’s Fireflies take us inside the experience of living as a foreigner in an African village. Adopted by two village boys, Effiong and Little Etim, the narrator is drawn into the life of the West African village of Akai Ison. He has been posted there to teach in the local school but spends most of his...

Short Fiction / pb / 192pp / October, 2009 /
ISBN:9780889822597
/ $18.95

In Scrabble Lessons, characters who have confined themselves to comfortable patterns are suddenly thrown off their games. A young woman trying to control her impulses won’t slice the pricey tomato her lover left on the windowsill, but can’t stop dissecting the relationship. A successful radio personality turns up on her brother’s doorstep...

Fiction / pb / 432pp / June, 2009 /
ISBN:978-088982-253-5
/ $22.95

In the Bear’s House details the lives of two Scottish immigrant families in Calgary as they raise a deaf child. The novel opens when seventeen-year-old Clare Dunlop gives birth to a son while her husband serves a penitentiary sentence for a serious crime. Clare turns her creative and brooding spirit to her family, raising her children against...