Frank Pilger, forensic accountant, works with CSIS to apprehend the people who ran a stockmarket swindle. With his new CSIS partner, Robbie Quick, they follow a lead involving a Maher Morcos painting... More > to La Jolla, CA.
This is the second in the series of Frank Pilger novels.< Less
Ex Coelis begins with mercenary Beau Watson boarding a Challenger jet at Buttonville, Ontario. Someone has tasked a group of mercenaries to rescue four movie actors in Malaysia.
The Ties That Bind... More > continues with Beau a few years after Ex Coelis and introduces his older brother Joey.
Opus 2 begins in Woodstock, Vermont. A bald-headed man seems to be watching a rare-bookseller whose past comes back to haunt him.
While these stories are plot-driven, there is an underlying theme – the lack of control the characters have over events in their lives. We may think that we have free will but all too often outsiders and events change the course of the story and our lives.< Less
Like the Two-Minute Warning in Football, the Last Call in a beverage hall signals the end of play for that day. This collection of short stories comes near the end of my playing with words... More > and stories. Whether there is time left for another round or overtime remains to be seen. If there is a theme in these stories it may be that the game does continue for the players as in See Spot Run or Shuriken and even The Voice. In the meantime, enjoy the stories – perhaps with a glass of cheer served after you hear ‘Last Call’ from the bartender.< Less
Two retired police officers try to solve two cold-case murders as they handle the daily caseloads at Smit Security and Investigations. Then persons unknown murder their only possible link to the old... More > murders, Big Al Caruso. Join Harry and Sean, the coffee-drinking investigators as they try to follow the clues that again show things are seldom what they seem.< Less
Ombabika Bay is a long poem taken from the journals of Charlie Shapwaykeesic.
The people of the village of Ombabika Bay have asked Charlie to assume the role of Shaman.
Accessing the memories of... More > his ancestors, Charlie weaves a story of the Muskego from ancient times to the present day.
The setting is the fictional village of Ombabika Bay, situated on the north shore of Lake Nipigon in northwestern Ontario. The people are of the First Nations Swampy Cree or Muskego tribe.
Drawings by Ruth< Less
Some people call me Spider; however, my name is Clifford Cornwall Harper. In the spring of 1948, the Ontario Provincial Police charged me with abandoning my four children in an isolated shack in the... More > dead of winter.
If praying is only a means of self-expression, perhaps Arlene’s technique of asking me all those questions and writing the answers like a story is just as useless an exercise. It has not stopped the nightmares and indeed, I now have memory to haunt me – the death of Arlene. The big question remains: would the world be a better place if I had never been born? If the answer is yes, then I must ask myself is there still time to change that answer? At over eighty years of age, I do not have much time left to make amends. If the answer is no, perhaps all I can do is hang around to see if my kids or my grandchildren might need me. I think it is just my dog and me now. At least he does not talk my ear off by posing questions about the past.< Less