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Malay, Ano



To Save a Wolf

Author: Ano Malay

Title: To Save a Wolf

Author: Ano Malay

Synopsis: The Ten Commandments were tired. Sick and tired of hunters trespassing all over the woods near Kittiwake, killing wolves just because 'they had the right to.' And when Michael and his family found themselves having to take care of a litter of orphaned cubs, that was the last straw. Something had to be done! The solution seemed simple: have a provincial park, where no hunting would be allowed, founded in the region. But, as they would quickly find out, it wouldn't be that easy after all, as they would have to deal with a village completely divided on the issue; a coalition of logging companies intent on keeping their businesses going; but especially, the Tigers, a hunting group led by a man named Andrew Bellamar, who was ready to do anything to get rid of potential enemies. Including murder. 602pp. 

ISBN: 1897072-18-X

Price: $25

Available: Baico Publishing Consultants Inc. 294 Albert St. Ottawa ON 613-829-5141 Raymond Coderre Publisher and

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Martin, Mike



Change the Things You Can

Author: Mike Martin

Synopsis: Change the Things You Can is about finally dealing with the difficult people in your life, especially at work. This book contains proven strategies, techniques and inspirations that can help you stay calm, serene and sane even as the world around you is in chaos. Learn to deal with difficult people by improving your communication skills, accessing additional resources, and knowing when it's time to walk away. Find your own path to serenity. pp 108. 

ISBN: 978-1-61434-215-1

Price: $15.95

Available:; Chapters. Amazon

Contact: Mike Martin, 1611-180 Lees Avenue Ottawa ON K1S 5J6;; 613-290-5836;

The Walker on the Cape

Author: Mike Martin

Synopsis: A dead man's body is discovered on a pathway above Grand Bank, Newfoundland . At first a heart attack or stroke is suspected but soon it is discovered that the man died from arsenic poisoning. The case of discovering how this could happen in such a quiet community is assigned to Sergeant Winston Windflower of the RCMP along with his trusted side-kick Eddie Tizzard. Together they try to discover who might have been responsible and along the way are stymied by the many secrets of a close-knit community and the opposition of the powerful yet unseen forces. Through solid detective work and a little luck they not only find their man but a thriving criminal empire at work throughout southern Newfoundland . Their challenge is being able to prove who murdered the Walker on the Cape and to successfully bring them to justice, sometimes with the opposition of their own superiors. pp 252. 

ISBN: 978-1-926945-97-2

Price: $20.00

Available:; Collected Works, Ottawa; Books on Beechwood, Ottawa; Sleuth of Baker Street , Toronto

Contact: Mike Martin, 1611-180 Lees Avenue Ottawa ON K1S 5J6;; Tel. 613-290-5836; Fax. 613-565-9229

Beneath the Surface

Author: Mike Martin

Synopsis: In this installment of the Sgt. Windflower Mystery series, Sgt. Windflower is back on the scene of the crime on the coast in southeast Newfoundland. He is joined again by his trusted ally Eddie Tizzard, his rock-steady girl, Sheila, and a wide cast of supporters. Together they face down an international crime syndicate operating on the East Coast, and help Windflower deal with the modern challenges of sexual harassment and corruption while re-discovering his roots and inner strength. Beneath the Surface is the third book in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery series. The first was The Walker on the Cape and the second was The Body on the T. Mike Martin is originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland and now lives and writes in Ottawa, Ontario. pp 400. 

ISBN: 978-1-987481-88-2

Price: $24.00

Available: in Canada in Chapters, Coles and Indigo book stores as well as from and select independent bookstores across Canada. It will soon be available in e-book version and in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia

Contact:;; 613-290-5836

A Long Ways From Home

Mike Martin

The town of Grand Falls is in turmoil. Two dead bodies and outlaw bikers out of control. Sgt. Windflower is called in to help sort out this mess and solve a double homicide. Along the way he meets old allies and makes new friends. As usual, Windflower finds a way to make the best out of a very bad situation, even as he struggles to find the truth, a long ways from home.


Book Details:
A Long Ways from Home
By Mike Martin
Publisher: Friesen Press
ISBN: 978-1-4602-9200-6
Pages: 378
Genre: Mystery 

Norman Marcotte

Take Ten and Reach the Boston Marathon

Author: Norman Marcotte

All it took was those simple words: "You should go watch." These started a 10-year journey of running and triathlons that ultimately ended with the most famous marathon, the Boston Marathon.

ISBN-13 - 9781312894358

Publication date - 02/04/2015

ebook available -  Barnes and Noble

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Meehan, Susan Taylor



A Casualty of War

Author: Susan Taylor Meehan

Synopsis: If the first casualty of war is truth, then its last casualty is hope. Set against the momentous events of the early 20th Century, A Casualty of War is both a romance and a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Based on a true story, it begins with the chance encounter of a Canadian soldier and a Canadian army nurse after the second battle of Ypres in 1915 and culminates in the historic Winnipeg General Strike four years later. The love story of John Hardie and Maggie O'Connor is tested by war, injury, insurrection and death--and it endures. Interwoven with the present-day narrative of Maggie's grandneice, a nurse working in a small clinic in Zambia, Africa, A Casualty of War is a message of hope for today as well as a memoir of yesterday. 137 pp. 

ISBN: 978-1-926596-32-7

Price: $16.95 + GST

Available: Baico Publishing Inc., 294 Albert St, Suite 103, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6E6; or; Chapters;

Contact: Susan Taylor Meehan, 613-228-3471; FAX: 613-680-1525; 34E Benlea Dr. Ottawa ON K2G 4A9

Maggie's Choice

Author: Susan Taylor Meehan

Synopsis: Based on the life of Susan's great-aunt, who served as a nurse in France during WWI, this story follows the heroine, Maggie O'Connor, from North End Winnipeg to the Western Front where she works at the equivalent of a MASH unit. At the Second Battle of Ypres, a chance encounter with an old friend leads her to an underground conspiracy to end the war, the beginnings of the Russian Revolution and the birth of the Canadian labour movement. Maggie and her friend John, a labour activist, fall in love, and Maggie experiences an awakening that is both personal and political. When she returns home, just in time for the Winnipeg General Strike, she has some choices to make -- about the strike, about her lover, and about how she can make a difference in the world. 141 pp. 

ISBN: 978-1-77123-181-0

Price: $20.00

Available: Available currently at Black Squirrel Books and author's website

Contact: Susan Taylor Meehan;; 613-228-3471; 34E Benlea Dr. Ottawa ON K2G 4A9

Munro, Craig

Bones of the Past

Author: Craig Munro

The Night Guard walk the streets of the old kingdom of Bialta seeking out threats that are beyond the abilities of the common soldier. Nial is one such threat-a girl changed into something "other" and on the hunt for human souls. Salt, a sailor recently rescued by the Night Guard, has been inducted into their ranks. He's a quick study, but as new threats multiply all around them, will he have what it takes to survive? 

Bialta is not alone in its woes. Sacral, a city that vanished in the distant past, has reappeared where it once stood at the heart of the Wastes. Like many of Sacral's people, Maura is content living a quiet life, ignoring the outside world. But she finds herself desperately fighting to save her home as war comes to the city returned. 

Meanwhile, across the Great Desert, creatures are stirring. Carver, the last living master of the magic known as fleshcarving, has won the support of the tyrant of Tolrahk Esal. Together they will unleash his twisted creations to sweep across the land and forever disrupt the balance of power. 

In this epic tale, there is no good and evil. Armies march, demons feed, and deities unleash their powers on a world that will never be the same.

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