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Always brave, sometimes kind : a novel —Bickell, Katie, 1986- author.
Book
2020
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"Set in the cities, reserves, and rural reaches of Alberta, Katie Bickell's debut novel is told in a series of stories that span the years from 1990 to 2016, through cycles of boom and bust in the oil fields, government ...

Blood red summer —Arthurson, Wayne, 1962- author.
Book
2016
4 available of 5 items

After just been released from jail, Leo is re-hired at the paper to write a popular column about crime. Called to the scene of an apparent overdose of a young native man, Leo witnesses some rocks falling out of the body ...

Bones to pick : a Phoebe Fairfax mystery —North, Suzanne, 1945-
Book
2002
2 available of 2 items

For the third time, Phoebe Fairfax, Canada's most reluctant sleuth, is embroiled in mystery. Visiting the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta to interview a controversial paleontologist, Phoebe encounters conceit, unrequited...

When tomorrow comes —Oke, Janette, 1935-
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
1 available of 1 items

As World War II escalates, dilemmas face adopted siblings Christine and Henry Delaney. Henry, a Mountie, prepares to marry, and Christine relies on faith to navigate the uncertainties of work and love and to decide about...

Mad cow : a novel —Kienlen, Alexis, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"Told from two points of view--a mother and her daughter--Mad Cow examines farming life in small-town Alberta, a life fourteen-year-old Allyson wants only to escape. Meanwhile her mother, Donna, dealing with her own asso...

Watershed —Vanderstoop, Doreen, 1962- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"Watershed is a contemporary dystopian novel set in a near-future southern Alberta, which has been ravaged by desert-like conditions, as opposed to the northern part of the province, which is warm as well as green and lu...

Birdie : a novel —Lindberg, Tracey, 1967- author.
Book
2016
2 available of 3 items

Wildwood —Florence, Elinor, author.
Book
2018
3 available of 3 items

Broke and desperate, single mother Molly Bannister of Phoenix, Arizona, accepts the stern condition laid down in her great-aunt's will: to spend one year in an abandoned farmhouse deep in the remote backwoods of northern...

Medicine River —King, Thomas, 1943- author.
Book
2014
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The second life of Samuel Tyne : a novel —Edugyan, Esi.
Book
2004
1 available of 1 items

A young man of great promise when he emigrated from Ghana in 1955, Samuel Tyne was determined to accomplish great things. Fifteen years later, he's languishing as a low-level civil servant in Calgary when he unexpectely ...

The inquirer : a novel —Dawn, Jaclyn, 1984- author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

Birdie —Lindberg, Tracey, 1967-
Book Club
2015
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Bernice Meetoos, a Cree woman, leaves her home in Northern Alberta following tragedy and travels to Gibsons, BC. She is on something of a vision quest, seeking to understand the messages from The Frugal Gourmet (one of t...

Under this unbroken sky —Mitchell, Shandi.
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Western Canada, 1938. Ukrainian farmer Teodor Mykolayenko returns to his family, who have been living with his sister Anna, after a year spent in prison for the crime of trying to feed them. Channelling the great inner p...

The traitors of Camp 133 —Arthurson, Wayne, 1962- author.
Book
2016
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"A little known chapter of wartime Canada, the government maintained several German prisoner-of-war camps in Southern Alberta during World War II. Camp 133 was one of these camps. Veteran Guards were responsible for secu...

Ridgerunner —Adamson, Gil, 1961- author.
Book
2020
4 available of 13 items

"November 1917. William Moreland is in mid-flight. After nearly twenty years, the notorious thief, known as the Ridgerunner, has returned. Moving through the Rocky Mountains and across the border to Montana, the solitary...

Roses are difficult here : a novel —Mitchell, W. O. (William Ormond), 1914-1998.
Book
1990
2 available of 2 items

When Dr. June Melquist arrives in the small town of Shelby to conduct a sociological survey, the editor of the newspaper, Matt Stanley, introduces her to the town. As the doctor struggles with her survey and Matt wrestle...

Leaving Tomorrow —Bergen, David, 1957- author.
Book
2014
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In the small Alberta town of Tomorrow, young Arthur yearns for a larger life. His father prefers the love of horses and good books, while his mother is guided by practicality and her faith. Bev, his rough-edged brother, ...

Where the ice falls —Barnard, J. E., author.
Book
2019
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Lacey McCrae must bring closure to two grieving families while avoiding her past trauma in the second book of 'The Falls Mysteries' series by J. E. Barnard. Barnard lives in Calgary, AB.

The last woman in the forest a novel —Les Becquets, Diane.
Large Print
2019
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"On a conservation study in northern Alberta, field technician Marian Engström found her true calling: training rescue dogs to help track endangered or threatened wildlife. Under the tutelage of experienced handler, Tat...

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