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Rockbound

Penguin Modern Classics Edition

by Frank Parker Day
edition: Paperback
tagged: coming of age, action & adventure, classics

The timeless novel of Nova Scotia's South Shore

A dreamy, optimistic, and youthful David Jung comes to claim his small share of the harsh domain of Rockbound, an island currently governed by the righteous and rapacious Uriah Jung. As David tries to find his way in a narrow and controlled world, he struggles for survival against his many conflicts a …

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A Brightness Long Ago

by Guy Gavriel Kay
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: historical, action & adventure, non-classifiable

Internationally bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay's latest work is set in a world evoking early Renaissance Italy and offers an extraordinary cast of characters whose lives come together through destiny, love, and ambition, now in paperback.

In a chamber overlooking the nighttime waterways of a maritime city, a man looks back on his youth and the p …

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Saving Tiberius

by Gordon Jones
edition: Paperback
tagged: crime, action & adventure, medical

Morgan Watson has a problem. When word leaked that his cat, Tiberius, miraculously cured itself of diabetes and may hold the key to a cure, he is attacked in his home and almost killed in a bloody fight. Paula Rogers, a strong-willed dedicated police officer, has put herself in the line of fire protecting them, and for the first time is stretching …

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Like Rum-Drunk Angels

by Tyler Enfield
edition: Paperback
tagged: westerns, magical realism, coming of age, literary, action & adventure

Featured in The Globe and Mail's Winter books preview: 36 reads to get you through till spring
On 49th Shelf's Most Anticipated: Spring 2020 Fiction Preview List
On CBC Books' spring reading list: 40 great books to read this season

Francis Blackstone is a fourteen-year-old gunslinger with a heart of gold.

He’s fallen for the mayor’s daughter and …

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True Patriots

by Russell Fralich
edition: eBook
tagged: political, action & adventure

Political subterfuge, extremist separatist plots, and two strangers racing to stop it all.

A country to kill for …

The career of Claire Marcoux, a young naval officer, threatens to come crashing down after she orders the ship under her command to return fire on a boat that she was supposed to rescue. The quiet life of Daniel Ritter, a new professor …

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The Man Called Teacher

by David A. Poulsen
edition: eBook
tagged: westerns, action & adventure, historical

One man. One town. One almost forgotten crime. When the stranger who has answered the ad for the teaching position at Kecking Horse School climbs down from the stage on a sleepy Montana afternoon, things are about to change. With Virgil Watt, cowboy, horse-breaker and the first black man in the history of the town by his side, the stranger quickly …

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Collision Course

by Doug Morrison
edition: Paperback
tagged: thrillers, action & adventure

Back in Canada after a harrowing vacation gone wrong, Michael Barrett tries to put all thought of Ukraine and his mysterious captor turned friend, Dmitri, from his mind. This would be a little easier to do if a million dollars had not just popped into his bank account. A mistake, a message? Would he ever put this adventure behind him, and did a par …

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Dome, The

by Suzanne Craig-Whytock
edition: Paperback
tagged: action & adventure, dystopian, thrillers

It is the year 2135, almost four decades since the Water Wars ended. Much of the continent is a desert wasteland, and the powerful Consortium rules Adanac, one of the few habitable areas remaining, with an iron fist. Cee and Dee, 16-year-old twins who share a special, almost psychic bond, are runaways from a Consortium workhouse. Now living as Free …

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