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Trinàcria: A Tale of Bourbon Sicily
Trinàcria
A Tale of Bourbon Sicily
Anthony Di Renzo
2013
Drawing on history and family legend, Anthony Di Renzo presents a tale of progress and reaction, irony and paradox, in which the splendors of Caserta must yield to the wonders of the Crystal Palace. Both intimate and sweeping, Trinàcria questions the price of pride and the cost of prosperity and...
Unravelling
Josephine Boxwell
2020
Told in alternating chapters that go back and forth between the 1990s and the present, Unravelling uncovers a story of corruption that connects the two small-town British Columbia protagonists whose worlds are irreparably damaged. Ruthless octogenarian Vivian Lennox fights her deteriorating mind as she defends the catastrophic decisions she made...
Venera Dreams: A Weird Entertainment
Venera Dreams
A Weird Entertainment
Claude Lalumière
2017
Somewhere in the Mediterranean lies the mysterious archipelago of Venera, a city-state drenched in erotic romanticism, fuelled by atavistic ritual, and suffused with surreal adventure and intrigue. Outside forces repeatedly attempt to steal its most closely guarded treasure: the secret of the sacred spice vermilion, and its power to alter...
Via Roma: Between 2 Worlds, 2 Men
Via Roma
Between 2 Worlds, 2 Men
Mary Melfi
2015
A story of love and lust with philosophical overtones, Via Roma oscillates between joy and tragedy. Drawn to and intrigued by two men of Italian descent, both equally smart, loyal and attractive, Sophie Wolfe, a native-born Montrealer, chooses one over the other, setting into motion a series of events that...
Welcome to Kamini
Don Engebretson
2021
Poor Russell Dean, golden boy of American advertising. His meticulously crafted career has brought him wealth, fame, an idyllic lifestyle and a beautiful wife. But now his wife is divorcing him, he's surrounded by fools and Russell is in a tailspin. A golf vacation to a remote Ontario resort town is...
Women and Lovers
Maria Ardizzi, Pasquale Verdicchio
2000
A novel of loss and retrieval. The main protagonists are Agostina and Giulia, mother and daughter, who have been separated by the trials of assimilation. The father's Alzheimer's disease acts as a catalyst for the mother and daughter's re-acquaintance with themselves.
Wordwings
Sydelle Pearl
2017
In 1941, twelve-year-old Rivke Rosenfeld lives in the Warsaw Ghetto, where she witnesses German soldiers slashing her grandfather's beard from his face. Her anger compels her to secretly write her stories and her memories in the margins of a book of fairytales by Hans Christian Andersen. When Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum,...
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