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Out of Control

By Jefferies, Rita

Guelph, Ontario: Panther Publishing, 1994 Strange accidents happened to the race horses being trained. This story gallops from the excitement of Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack through the millionaire atmosphere of King Township to the money and privilege of Saratoga into the underwater beauty of the Bahamian seas. Alexandra and Jack are drawn into a glamour web of deception, suspicion and betrayal." 330p. Crisp tight copy s- eems unread, but paper a little age toned. . 1st Canadian Edition.. Pbk. Fine.

$10.00

The Lemon Tree

By Linder, Norma West

Toronto: Nelson, Foster & Scott, 1973 Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Slight Chips.

$12.50

Out of Control

By Jefferies, Rita

Guelph, Ontario: Panther Publishing, 1994 Strange accidents happened to the race horses being trained. This story gallops from the excitement of Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack through the millionaire atmosphere of King Township to the money and privilege of Saratoga into the underwater beauty of the Bahamian seas. Alexandra and Jack are drawn into a glamour web of deception, suspicion and betrayal." 330p. Crisp tight copy s- eems unread, but paper a little age toned. . 1st Canadian Edition.. Pbk. Fine.

$10.00

Cold Blood IV (Bouchercon XXIII)

By Sellers, Peter (editor)

Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1992 "In Cold Blood" is the collective title of a series of short mystery stories by Canadian authors. This, the fourth volume in the series, was issued in 1992 , when Toronto hosted the 23rd "Bouchercon" World Mystery Convention. Contains stories by Jas. A. Petrin, Peter Robinson, Anne Stephenson, Gregor Robinson, Ted Wood, Mel D. Ames, Charlotte MacLeod, Eliza Moorhouse, William Bankier, John North, Eric Wright, Alison Cunliffe and Peter Sellers. 242p. Exceptionally crisp copy (looks unread) with delightful dj art by Handry Van Der Linde.,. 1st.Can Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$21.00

Taxi!

By Potrebenko, Helen

Vancouver BC: New Star Books, Limited, 1989 Shannon is a cab driver, She travels across the streets of Vancouver , from east-side strip clubs and bars to luxurious highrises.s she drives drunks around Skid Road and takes executives out to the airport, Shannoin comes face to face with the grinding despair of poverty that exists , invisible, , gnawingat the edges of upper-class apathy and self-satisfaction . A neat tight copy, but missing the ffep, else near fine.. Re-issue. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

A Fine Italian Hand

By Wright, Eric

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1992 (The ninth book in the Charlie Salter series) "The Days 'R' Done Motel is the perfect setting for murder. But this murder is not quite what it seems to be." . Signed by Author. 1st.Can Ed... Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$25.00

A View Of the Town

By Hilliard,Jan

Toronto: Nelson,Foster & Scott, 1954 "This is a quiet small town comedy about life in a Nova Scotia community, with a nice gallery of eccentric characters,some gentle irony and really craftsmanlike construction" . 1st.Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good, Price Clipped.

$20.00

High Bright Buggy Wheels

By Creighton, Luella Bruce

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1951 Eighteen-year-old Tillie Shantz is soon to be married to Simon Goudie, a spiritually intense young man from her Mennonite community in southwestern Ontario. When the young couple undergo their own transformative experiences, Tillie's interests start to wander to the outside world. Refusing one day to join her family at church, she stands alone, "feeling life tingle through her arms as she stretched them to some unknown compass point . . . in an ecstasy of well-being." Tillie wrestles with both the personal and spiritual consequences of her actions, eventually leaving the community to live in a nearby city, where she begins a forbidden relationship with a boy outside the Mennonite faith. Filled with heartbreak, tragedy, and loss, this is also a story of self-discovery and hope during a young woman's most formative years. 3" section of front of dj missing., slse goodScetin of frot DJ 3. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair>Good.

$12.50

The Road South

By Kennedy, Roderick Stuart

Toronto: Ambassador Books, 1947 Novel about Canadian soldiers in England durng World War 1.Uncommon, Clean bright text, dj with minor chips.. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$21.00

Powergame: The making of a prime minister, a novel

By Benson, Eugene.

Toronto: NC Press, 1980 Power Game is a witty tae of Ottawa and its political establishment, where the womena are as free swinging as the men - and much more liberal. The erotic is presnte with panache, and the pornographic with a touch of irony... a parable of Candian polyics hata is as as improbable as Candide - and quite as serious. 238p.. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Good > Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$10.00

Mazo De La Roche of Jalna

By Hambleton, Ronald

Toronto: General Publishing, 1966 A biography of Mazo De La Roche and the creation of the fictional saga of the Whiteoaks of Jalna . 240p. plates. bibliography.index.. 1st Can Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$30.00

Pandora

By Fraser, Sylvia

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1972 " Sylvia Fraser catches exactly the exuberance and the pain of childhood, the ways in which the sinister secrets of the surrounding adult world are felt and sensed fully, without being fully comprehended. This is a novel about childhood, which is about far more than childhood, for it touches upon the whole human spirit." [Margaret Laurence]. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine. Illus. by Drawings by Harold Town .

$17.50

He Asymbibasti Mousa (The Reluctant Muse)

By Karafilly,Irena [Friedman]

Athens: Ekdoseis Psychogios, 2008 " In the early 1930s, a Greek girl named Calliope Adham comes of age on Lesbos, born into a turbulent century in which the Aegean island absorbs thousands of Anatolian refugees, is occupied by the Germans, ravaged by civil war, and oppressed by a ruthless dictatorship. This is the background to THE RELUCTANT MUSE, a historic novel depicting the tumultuous life of a passionate Greek protofeminist. The daughter of a local headmaster, Calliope Adham grows upto be a schoolmistress and village iconoclast. When the Germans take over the island, she is engaged as their liaison officer, a position which she accepts reluctantly, but which is destined to play a pivotal role in shaping her entire life. The story deals with love, war, and an extraordinary woman's revolt against social conventions, but it is as much a portrait of an evolving Greek village as of the brilliant woman at its center.". 1st Greek Ed.. French Wraps. New Book from Greece. Illus. by Vassiliki Kokkinou.

$45.00

The Favorite
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The Favorite

By Wright, L R [Laurali Rose]

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1982 After the death of her father Sarah Griffin looks back at her relationship with him and struggles to understand the conflict that divided them.. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$17.50

Charades
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Charades

By Hospital, Janet Turner

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$12.50

Turvey : A Military Picaresque

By Birney, Earle

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1949 Private Thomas Leadbeater Turvey is nobody’s idea of a capable recruit. Shifted from regimental pillar to post, Turvey tries and fails at every odd job in the army with a remarkable genius for mishap. Satirical account of life in the Canadian Army. Winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1949. Donor inscription on ffep dated Christmas 1949. Dj now protected in a plastic sleeve. 1st Canadian Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good with slight chips & Tears.

$20.00

The Tiger in the Tiger Pit

By Hospital, Janet Turner

New York: E.P.Dutton, 1983 The author's seccind noveel. ecA mother implores her children to attend a fiftieth anniversary party for their dying father, despite the fact that he raised his children with a tyrannical hand. 242p. Criisp copy - looks unread.. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine.

$12.50

Lady Oracle

By Atwood Margaret

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976 "Joan Foster is the bored wife of a myopic ban-the-bomber. She takes off overnight as Canada's new superpoet, pens lurid gothics on the sly, attracts a blackmailing reporter, skids cheerfully in and out of menacing plots, hair-raising traps, and passionate trysts, and lands dead and well in Terremoto, Italy. In this remarkable, poetic, and magical novel, Margaret Atwood proves yet again why she is considered to be one of the most important and accomplished writers of our time." Neat tight copy, name of previous owner and a Booksale stamp on ffep.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$8.00

Blood Is Thicker Than Beaujolais : A Wine Taster's Mystery (The Wine Lover's Mystery Ser.)
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Blood Is Thicker Than Beaujolais : A Wine Taster's Mystery (The Wine Lover's Mystery Ser.)

By Aspler, Tony

Toronto: Warwick Publishing, 2000 When Ezra Brant, internationally distinguished wine journalist, travels to France for the release of the renowned Beaujolais Nouveau, he stumbles upon a plot of murder, fraud and international intrigue. Combines the page-turning immediacy of a compelling mystery with the beauty and poignancy of the best travel writing.. Signed on half-title. Signed by Author. 1st Pbk Edition. Softcover. As New.

$15.00

Whistle on the Wind[

By Shipley, Nan

New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., 1961 "A young bride joins her husband in the wilds of Northern Manitoba where he is helping to build a railway through 1200 miles of forest and frozen wasteland from Winnipeg to the bleak shore of Hudson's Bay. Here are the indomitable railroaders waging their never-ending battle with nature - with blizzard and flood, forest fire and typhoid epidemic .. and equally heroic struggle with train wrecks, unexpected disasters and broken lives....Another stirring chapter in the story of Canada, one that vividly recreates the taming of a wild country and traces the growth of a senstive girl into a mature an confident woman.221p. Paper age toned . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Price Clipped.

$20.00

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