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by Robert Rotenberg
edition: Hardcover
tagged: thrillers

In the latest thrilling crime novel from bestselling author Robert Rotenberg, Homicide Detective Ari Greene discovers the bludgeoned body of Toronto’s most reviled developer behind his controversial new construction site.

When Detective Ari Greene was charged with the murder of the woman he loved, he stopped at nothing to clear his name and uncov …

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Walt Whitman's Secret

A Novel

by George Fetherling
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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As compelling and revelatory as Colm Toibin's The Master, Walt Whitman's Secret mines the life of the most influential poet in the American canon for insights about creativity, relations between the sexes and the dangers of excessive patriotism.
In this wonderfully imagined novel, Walt Whitman's secret isn't his homosexuality but another one entire …

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Confession

by Lee Gowan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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From this award-winning, acclaimed writer comes a searingly powerful novel that portrays how one fateful, brutal day in the life a young prairie man reverberates far beyond imagining – a brilliant portrayal of the struggle between fate and faith.

In the suffocating town of Broken Head, Saskatchewan, Dwight Froese confesses to having killed his fa …

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Dark Angel

Collected Stories

by Margaret Gibson
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, short stories (single author)

“Gibson led readers into her world, which could be full of fear and sharp edges but was also intense and thrilling, a foreign place where the familiar glimmered and fractured, strangely beautifully under her talent.” — Toronto Star

From the moment she burst onto the Canadian literary scene with her instantly acclaimed debut book of stories, T …

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Given

by Susan Musgrave
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
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Knucklehead

by Matt Lennox
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
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One rule: M.A.F.D. Make a f---ing decision.

Ashley Rosco works as a bouncer at the only nightclub in a small town and spends his off-hours training as a bodybuilder. He occasionally acts as muscle for his best friend, Darren, a small-time drug dealer whose criminal father is back in town and stirring up trouble. Darren’s girlfriend, Chastity--Ash …

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Nightwatching

by Méira Cook
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
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It is a hot, lonely summer in the Orange Free State of South Africa, and young Ruthie Blackburn finds herself at odds with everyone around her. She squirms under the watchful eye of her nanny and bristles at Sip, the gardener’s son, who follows her everywhere and is her only friend. But mostly she misses her distracted widower father, who is more …

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Transit

A Novel

by Rachel Cusk
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
tagged: literary

**FINALIST for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; FINALIST for the Goldsmiths Prize; a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year; A New York Times Notable Book of the Year**

“A work of stunning beauty, deep insight and great originality.” —The New York Times

Brave and uncompromising. . . . A work of cut-glass brilliance.” —Financial Times

“Cusk’ …

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Five Wives

A Novel

by Joan Thomas
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, literary

WINNER OF THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION

GLOBE AND MAIL, CBC BOOKS, APPLE BOOKS, AND NOW TORONTO BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

In the tradition of The Poisonwood Bible and State of Wonder, a novel set in the rainforest of Ecuador about five women left behind when their missionary husbands are killed. Based on the shocking real-life event …

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Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters

A Novel

by Anita Kushwaha
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
tagged: coming of age, contemporary women

A breathtaking novel about the ties that bind mothers and daughters together and the secrets that tear them apart.

Veena, Mala and Nandini are three very different women with something in common. Out of love, each bears a secret that will haunt her life—and that of her daughter—because the risk of telling the truth is too great. But secrets have …