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Feb.29.2008
—Short-listed for an Arthur Ellis award for best first novel by the Crime Writers of Canada—Winner of the Northern Lit Award from the Ontario Library Service It's 1:08 a.m. when Carrie's car breaks down on the highway somewhere north of Lake Superior. It's dark, the road is quiet, her cell phone...
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Feb.25.2008
It is the winter of 1949: Tom and Wendy Hickey are at peace in their Lake Tahoe cabin awaiting the birth of their first child. Wendy is young and delicate and her unworldly innocence and faith in her "angels" provide her with a stronger shield against evil than Tom's devotion and the gun...
The Green Age of Asher Witherow, a novel
Feb.21.2008
A rich gothic tale of a young soul coming of age during the explosive boom and but years of an immigrant coal mining town in 19th-century California. In this powerful debut, M. Allen Cunningham takes us into a time and place at once gritty and magical, when the future seems filled with promise but...
The Wildcat's Victory
Feb.20.2008
Follow Gisel Matah and the thunder of hooves as she strikes back at the Imperial armies that threaten all she has worked for. She must defy every established world power to bring justice to common peasants and workers in societies now ruled by greedy aristocrats. Her covert activities require her...
Lost Son, a novel on the life of Rilke
Feb.20.2008
The story of Rainer Maria Rilke, author of the beloved "Letters to a Young Poet" and "The Duino Elegies," and one of the most uniquely sensitive artists of the modern age. From Rilke's troubled beginnings--reared as a girl until age six, then sent to military school for five...
The Palace of Tears
Feb.14.2008
“This is an enchanting tale of love: a man dreams of a woman, while she dreams of the man who is dreaming of her. It reminds me of Silk by Alessandro Baricco, and One Thousand and One Nights, but Alev Croutier has a voice of her own, soft and poetic, like music in a Turkish garden...
Feb.13.2008
  After a long period of absence, an expatriate returns to Turkey and revisits the seven houses that her family had occupied for four generations and the people who inhabit them, in memory and in actuality.  Her journey is a sweep through the Twentieth century, taking us from the last days of the...
The Great Game trade paper
Feb.12.2008
In this deliciously complex and abundantly rewarding novel from the author of The Infernal Device . . . Europe in the 1890s is on the brink of political cataclysm. Well before the Nazis, an Aryan brotherhood is bent on toppling Europe’s major governments. Meanwhile, on the Continent, a loose...
Cherry Blossom Epiphany -- the poetry and philosophy of a flowering tree
Feb.09.2008
3000 haiku about cherry trees, cherry blossoms, and blossom-viewing: the most haiku about a single theme ever found in one book. The haiku are divided into 60 chapters, chronological (following the viewing from the wait to the trip home), phenomenological (buds, types of trees, bloom, drinking,...
The fly character on the cover is the old-fashioned one, more curvaceous than the new-fangled one.
Feb.09.2008
Fly-ku! translates and essays about 1000 haiku about flies and our relationship with them, including the question found in the subtitle used on the cover (not the same as the official one on the copyright page  -- as an author-publisher, i can do that):  To Swat of Not to Swat.  Translations of...