Queenpin

Queenpin is the story of a young woman, who remains unnamed throughout, plucked from a two-bit nightclub where she’s cooking the books for a pair of half-wits and placed under the wing of the powerful Gloria Denton, a big player in the world of organized crime. Under Gloria, our narrator develops into a student of…

We Stand On Guard

Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) tells the story of a future conflict between the United States of America and Canada. Following a terrorist raid on the White House in 2112, Canadians find themselves on the receiving end of the United States Military’s mighty muscle as Ottawa is torn to shreds by a…

Thunderbird

Miriam Black is back, bitches! In Thunderbird, the fourth installment of the series, Miriam is seeking a mysterious psychic she hopes can finally rid her of her curse – the ability to foresee the death of those she touches.  During her search, she becomes mixed up with a group of domestic terrorists with grand ambitions.…

Nostalgia

Nostalgia takes place in a future where mankind has seemingly discovered immortality.  As humans live longer and longer, they take on more and more mental baggage.  Rather than live for decades with painful memories, humans have parts of their minds erased and replaced with fictional, more pleasant histories.  Doctor Frank Sina specializes in Leaked Memory…

Company Town

Madeline Ashby’s Company Town takes place in New Arcadia, a city built atop an oil rig off the east coast of Canada.  Populated by technologically-augmented humans with Newfoundland accents, the story follows Go-Jung Hwa, a bodyguard for legalized sex workers.  When the rig is purchased by the affluent Lynch family, the aging patriarch approaches Hwa…

The Break

The Break begins with Stella, a woman who witnesses a violent crime from her kitchen window late at night.  Through alternating narratives, the author takes the reader through the lives of those connected with the victim, shining a light on both the violence and struggles within Winnipeg’s North End neighborhood. Katherena Vermette’s novel, is in…

The Right To Be Cold

In The Right to be Cold, Sheila Watt-Cloutier recalls her childhood in the Canadian Arctic and her fight against the threat of climate change as an adult. The author takes us through her travels to Nova Scotia and Ontario at a young age, as well as her time in a residential vocational school in Churchill,…

Rowdy

On July 31st, 2015, Roddy Piper tragically passed away at the age of 61.  Prior to his death, Roddy was writing a new book about his early years and subsequent career both in the ring and in Hollywood.  As a tribute to their father, daughter, Ariel, and son Colton, picked up where he left off…