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The Gifted By Rob Robinson
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Sometime in the near future the world is ravaged by an epidemic it cannot stop. As technology grinds to a halt, the small town of Dawson in the Yukon territory, shielded from the worst of it by... More > distance and isolation, finds that their teens are developing abilities, gifts, that give them abilities unheard of before. When the town is threatened by the coming of the Plunderers, the teens may be their only hope. But will the townsfolks fear of the unknown allow them to use them, or will they, too, by treated as outsiders in their own land?< Less
The Gifted By Rob Robinson
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Sometime in the near future the world is ravaged by an epidemic it cannot stop. As technology grinds to a halt, the small town of Dawson in the Yukon territory, shielded from the worst of it by... More > distance and isolation, finds that their teens are developing abilities, gifts, that give them abilities unheard of before. When the town is threatened by the coming of the Plunderers, the teens may be their only hope. But will the townsfolks fear of the unknown allow them to use them, or will they, too, by treated as outsiders in their own land?< Less
White Fang By Jack London
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A companion novel to Jack London's The Call of the Wild, White Fang is the story of a wild dog's journey toward becoming civilized in the Canadian territory of Yukon at the end of the nineteenth... More > century. White Fang is characteristic of London's precise prose style and innovation use of voice and perspective. Much of the novel is written from the viewpoint of the animals, allowing London to explore how animals view their world and how they view humans.< Less
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story By Hank Sands
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Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf’s Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands’ adventures during his many years piloting... More > helicopters. In Wood Buffalo National Park, Hank finds himself skinny dipping with a one-ton buffalo. Near Stewart BC, he flies over an avalanche path with a bundle of dynamite fused to blow at any second, but it is lodged unreachable outside on the cargo rack. In an isolated Yukon tent camp a mad Irishman threatens to chop everyone up with an axe. High in the Bugaboos, Sands stares half-blind as explosive fuel drips from a damaged fuel tank onto the red-hot turbo charger of his crashed helicopter. Hank flies into a 130,000-volt powerline. These are but a few from this collection of incredible yet true tales. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the CF-100 all-weather fighter. On leaving the air force in 1964, he flew helicopters for 18 years. In 2001, Hank and his wife Linda moved to Victoria, BC.< Less
The Saga of Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. As Black John, "the Law" on the Creek, is fond of saying, the interval between the crime and the hanging is hardly worth mentioning. This time, and... More > with the sometime assistance of Corporal Downey, Black John deals competently with assorted skullduggery, and his many activities include— Solving a series of pay-roll robberies, Expertly swindling a swindler, Seeing to it that Lady Ainslee-Higginbotham’s fortune goes to the rightful heir, and not to a hospital for homeless mongooses in Rangoon. Then, too, the population of the Creek, made up mostly of outlaws who have tired of ducking insistent invitations from the Yukon and the United States police, has to be kept under control. Black John deals out justice to all with high accuracy, high speed, and high spirits.< Less
Laughing Water By Laura Harris Stanger
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Laughing Water whisks a reader back in time to when the First Nations people of northwestern Canada led a nomadic life as fur traders; back to the earliest missionaries who introduced formal... More > education to our first Canadians; and back to when Canadian governments and churches shared this responsibility. Laughing Water is proud to invite its readers to read words written by some of the students and staff of the Chooutla Indian Residential School in their 1955-56 school paper, The Chooutla Grayling. Laura Harris Stanger devoted many years of her adult life to working in Indian residential schools, and she fondly remembers her years at Chooutla as a special time when her skills were challenged and stretched and her life's values enriched by the people of the Yukon.< Less
OUT ON THE LAND By MARCIN OLCHAWA-ORLOWSKI
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'OUT ON THE LAND' is dedicated to my best friend Michal Broniewicz,who is recovering from Multiple Sclerosis.Intro by Michal: Growing up in a small border town between Poland and the Czech Republic,... More > amongst high-rise buildings in the projects, we became friends through commonly shared passion for snowboarding, travelling and meeting new people. Luckily for Marcin and myself, there were mountains only an 1.5 hours from where we lived, so we attempted to head there as often as we could. As time passed by, our journeys became longer, and we started to see that our Spot Map was quickly filling up.Gradually,our focus began to shift, that is how our plan for a trip to Alaska was born. AK was our unobtainable then, albeit perfect destination. Exotic travels finally became attainable, and after 10 years our Alaskan plan seemed possible, if not very realistic. Unfortunately, my plans were hampered by sickness and I missed Marcin in Canada by 3 days as he finished his AK journey.Read on and be inspired...< Less
The Thin Black Line By David Rowland
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This is David Rowland's first novel. The story is set during the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 19th century. Summer 1897, Samuel Cross labours tirelessly on his father's farm. he longs for a more... More > fulfilling life and welcomes the monthly trip into the port of Seattle to pick up supplies. It is during such a visit, that he reads a newspaper headline that gold has been found in the Klondike and men have returned richer than they could have imagined. With little prospect that his life will change, he takes control and leaves for Seattle without telling his parents. Luck is on his side as he finds a company looking for cooks to feed the mining company employees in the Klondike; the steamer departs tomorrow. On board he meets up with three young men similar to himself, all with different stories to tell, one of which will come to threaten his own life. The story follows the young men as their friendship grows and they endeavour to strike it rich in the frozen north.< Less
Adventures on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. For the first time in 65 years, a new Halfaday Creek collection! This edition contains five previously-uncollected Black John & Halfaday Creek... More > novellettes. Part of the matching Halfaday Creek Library. Contains: "Black John Sells a Claim," "Corporal Downey: 'Suicide.' Black John: 'Maybe.'," "For Some Little Sacks of Gold," "Foreclosure on Halfaday," and "All or Nothing."< Less
Hell's-a-Poppin' on Halfaday Creek By James B. Hendryx
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. Altus Press is proud to present another new Halfaday Creek collection, containing eight previously-uncollected Black John & Halfaday Creek novelettes.... More > Part of the matching Halfaday Creek Library.< Less

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