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Angel in Blue Jeans

Angel in Blue Jeans

by Coles, Richard L.

Dana and Tony have found romance and they couldn’t be happier with one another. Strolling home one icy evening, the young couple sees a police car pulling up in front of Tony’s family home. Tony’s brother along with Dana’s brother had been drinking and driving that evening. And they’re both dead...

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Beyond Control

Beyond Control

by Verigin, Lawrence

The explosive conclusion to the award-winning Dark Seed trilogy. The mysterious cabal has been thwarted, their laboratory work is stumbling and their leadership is in chaos. But for Nick Barnes the situation is only getting worse. Jail time is a certainty, his powerful foes are still free, and there are now indications that their evil scheme is getting beyond even their control...

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A Bit of Candy in Hard Times

A Bit of Candy in Hard Times

by Beveridge, Blaine

What’s a man to do after the Coast Guard shoots up his boat, sinks it, and leaves him for dead off the coast of Maine? In the 1920s, at the height of prohibition, options are limited. Emmett Dougal, fisherman and rumrunner, feels it best to put some distance between him and his recent past, returning to his Puget Sound roots to start afresh...

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The Body Book

The Body Book

by MacLean, Roz

With simple, fun, colourful illustrations and a delightful series of simple rhymes, Roz MacLean introduces the concept to young children that bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Designed to celebrate diversity and to make children feel comfortable with how they look, The Body Book is a visual delight for pre-schoolers and an excellent resource for early primary students learning to read...

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Butterpup in Landslides of Gravy

Butterpup in Landslides of Gravy

by Davis, Miles

After Butterpup gorges himself on his favourite foods, the results her faces are disastrous! His beloved gravy comes back for revenge and wreaks havoc on bedtime! Will Butterpup survive the night? Come along for the ride and get swept up in a thrilling adventure about healthy eating.

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Butterpup Meets Allie

Butterpup Meets Allie

by Davis, Miles

Welcome to Grandma’s Backyard and the wonderful world of Butterpup & Friends! In this colourful tale, Butterpup learns about forgiveness and friendship with his new friend, Allie. Join in the adventure as the Backyard Buddies discover they have a new neighbour. Playtime will never be the same!

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Butterpup's Great Garden Race

Butterpup's Great Garden Race

by Davis, Miles

Butterpup dreams of winning the Great Garden Race, but the odds are totally stacked against him. He trains hard, practices his fluttering, and believes in himself. Will all of his hard work pay off? Follow along as the Backyard Buddies learn the value of working hard, being humble, and having faith in themselves.

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Butterpup's Hidden Talent

Butterpup's Hidden Talent

by Davis, Miles

The Backyard Buddies are preparing for the upcoming talent show! Amidst magic tricks and super speedy kung fu, Butterpup scrambles to discover what makes him special. With opening night looming the next day, will Butterpup find his talent before it’s too late?

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Chasing Nathan

Chasing Nathan

by Hubbard, Jeanette

Jeanette Hubbard's humorous style of suspense writing has been compared to Carl Hiaasen and Janet Evanovitch. In this quirky follow-up novel, a chance encounter in a remote forest campground plunges plucky pensioner Claudie O'Brien into a vortex of crime, kidnapping, and a marijuana hijacking. A pleasant dinner with Nathan, the gentleman at the next campsite, is interrupted by angry young thugs...

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The Compassionate Conspiracy

The Compassionate Conspiracy

by Johnson, Dr. Philip

As the world around us gasps for breath in an environment of unprecedented complexity and need, we find ourselves overwhelmed and asking is there anything we can do to make a difference? The Compassionate Conspiracy answers with a resounding Yes and serves as a practical guide to help readers discover their passion and develop their personal plan to make a world of difference.

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Created for Wholeness

Created for Wholeness

by Acheampong, Andrew Benedict

This book shows you how to know and validate yourself, your purpose in life, body type, psychological personality, astrological soul personality, religious faith, spiritual path for personal transformation...

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Crescent Moon Over Laos

Crescent Moon Over Laos

by Boyter, Mark

“Who would want to shoot me?” Crescent Moon Over Laos starts with a solitary question, and the search for answers to this and other questions both personal and universal defines this journey of discovery. Mark Boyter’s book is a true account travel narrative of an 18-day journey in Laos, just months after the country had been re-opened to Western travel after ten years being closed...

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Cuddles the Cat Goes to the Dentist

Cuddles the Cat Goes to the Dentist

by Kelly, Sean

Cuddles the cat visits the dentist, brushes her teeth twice a day, and keeps the sugar bugs away. But then there’s Cuddles’ best friend, Bob. When it comes to taking care of his teeth, he doesn’t do a great job...

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Dark Seed

Dark Seed

by Verigin, Lawrence

A disillusioned journalist and the grieving daughter of a murdered scientist uncover an immoral and destructive global plot by the largest developer of genetically engineered seed and its parent pharmaceutical conglomerate. Nick Barnes and Morgan Elles learn that the goal of the man behind these organizations is the complete control of human existence...

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Destiny's Second Chance

Destiny's Second Chance

by Vale, Kate

At sixteen years old, Isabella Campbell is forced to give up her newborn daughter, Destiny. For twenty-one years Bella ponders the fate of her daughter as the annual letters from the adoptive parents cease. She decides to take action, and Destiny gets the surprise of her life when her birth mother contacts her...

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Don't Forget the Parsley

Don't Forget the Parsley

by Lim Moore, Marie Claire

In this follow-up to her first memoir, Marie Claire Lim Moore has no shortage of entertaining stories from her childhood in Vancouver and New York City and her expat experiences in Singapore and Hong Kong. Claire’s positively Filipino parents have a big influence on her whether it comes to managing family and career, meeting world leaders, or simply making new friends...

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Don't Forget the Soap

Don't Forget the Soap

by Lim Moore, Marie Claire

At the center of many good stories – inspiring, entertaining, admittedly corny – is Marie Claire Lim Moore. Ask her about the time she and her family sat down with former Philippine President Corazon Aquino. Or the time she built houses in Mexico alongside former American President Jimmy Carter. Equally engaging are her everyday experiences and perspective on life...

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Encounters on the Front Line

Encounters on the Front Line

by Harvey, Elaine

In 1980 Elaine Harvey worked for the International Red Cross in the Cambodian refugee camps immediately after the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. It was a time when sorrow fell like monsoon rain. “I was not a victim of war, poverty, or starvation, but I was a witness. As a witness, I came to understand that front lines take a toll in our lives...

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Fearful Master

Fearful Master

by Lawrence, Arthur

America is at war in several Middle Eastern states, and anti-Muslim sentiment is everywhere. Jason Currie, a Canadian intelligence analyst, has been assigned to SECOR, Homeland Security's far more powerful replacement. Because of his Lebanese background, Jason is falsely detained with innocent Muslims...

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Four Homeless Millionaires

Four Homeless Millionaires

by Leaf, Rik

In the throes of a global recession, Rik and Zara Leaf sold their house and spent a year traveling around the world with their son Zion, and daughter Riel, investing their life savings in a laugh-out-loud adventure of a lifetime...

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Going to Gaza

Going to Gaza

by Mallard, Colin

Going to Gaza: Ten Days That Changed the World weaves an amazing story set in one of the most persistent conflict areas of the world. Our inability to solve this conflict has undoubtedly contributed to the rise of violent religious fundamentalism. What can we do? Seventy years of continuous war suggests we haven’t found the solution...

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Guilty Deeds

Guilty Deeds

by Smith, Scott D.

Robert Grayson is an ex-soldier haunted by the demons of his past. Gruesome memories of combat and now of the brutal serial slayings of more than a dozen women are destroying him. Overcome with guilt, he turns himself into the police, confessing to details only the killer could know. But Detective Stephanie Monroe quickly begins to suspect this is no cut-and-dried case...

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Home on the Waves

Home on the Waves

by Hill, Patrick

Patrick, a civil engineer, and Heather, a legal secretary, needed a change of lifestyle – so they built a 42-foot fibreglass sailboat in their backyard. They packed up their two children, Jeremy, 16, and Erica, 12, and headed out for a 14-month and 15,000-mile adventure around the Pacific...

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The How Did You Die? Show

The How Did You Die? Show

by Cruji, Lisa-Scarlett

The “How Did You Die?” Show is not a show about death, but very much a show about life. These are not descriptions of literal deaths caused by a heartbreaking bodily disease or a tragic road accident, but are examples of the small, metaphorical deaths that human beings experience each day; the cemetery images merely add a beautiful aesthetic...

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I Remember Horsebuns

I Remember Horsebuns

by Mair, Rafe

Known to most as a polarizing figure in Canadian and British Columbian politics, and an outspoken voice in print and radio, Rafe Mair shares with his readers the side to him that is entirely human, relatable, and even loving in his latest memoir, I Remember Horsebuns. Above all, Rafe shares his love affair with Vancouver, British Columbia...

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In Search of Sticks

In Search of Sticks

by Kaneen, Randy

In Search of Sticks simultaneously challenges the intellect while surfacing raw emotional response. James, by the standards one generally uses to measure a life, is accomplished. Still, he twists. What if, in the final analysis, it ends up being as much about that which wasn’t done rather than just what was acted upon? Paths are chosen. Steps are taken...

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Invasion of the Bastard Cannibals

Invasion of the Bastard Cannibals

by Weathington, Nathan

What would cause a man to leave his sheltered and conservative home in the rural South to move to the hippie-infested left coast of Canada? A woman, obviously...

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Joan's Summer

Joan's Summer

by Gardam, Heather

“Maybe, if she worked really hard, Patti thought, maybe if she just had a chance to be alone for a while, she would feel better...

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The Judgement Game

The Judgement Game

by Graydon, Charalee

You live in the country of Torcia, a society defined by sex, greed, and addictive behaviour. You read vignettes about criminal and civil offences in the homes, streets, and prisons of Torcia. Traditional systems of crime and punishment don’t seem to be working. The Judgement Game invites you to find out what has gone wrong and what can be done about it...

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Lasting, Leaving, Left

Lasting, Leaving, Left

by Dyke, Robin

A first collection of poems on noticed moments and memories captured through the lens of verse – to celebrate joys and regrets, make you smile, wonder, step back, perhaps go into those dark woods.

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Lead Like a Heretic

Lead Like a Heretic

by Johnson, Dr. Phil

In his 2016 ground-breaking leadership book, The Compassionate Conspiracy, Dr. Phil Johnson redefined "conspirators" as "radical global servant-leaders" who work together to tackle the biggest problems we face today...

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Life in the Fast Lane

Life in the Fast Lane

by Coles, Aidan

There is a dark underbelly to every city, and one group of professionals spend most of their time lurking within. Unloved, unappreciated and mostly unseen: tow truck drivers. Join accomplished magazine columnist and 20-year towing veteran Aidan Coles as he blows the hood off the true story of what being a towman is...

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  • Beyond Control
  • A Bit of Candy in Hard Times
  • The Body Book
  • Butterpup in Landslides of Gravy
  • Butterpup Meets Allie
  • Butterpup's Great Garden Race
  • Butterpup's Hidden Talent
  • Chasing Nathan
  • The Compassionate Conspiracy
  • Created for Wholeness
  • Crescent Moon Over Laos
  • Cuddles the Cat Goes to the Dentist
  • Dark Seed
  • Destiny's Second Chance
  • Don't Forget the Parsley
  • Don't Forget the Soap
  • Encounters on the Front Line
  • Fearful Master
  • Four Homeless Millionaires
  • Going to Gaza
  • Guilty Deeds
  • Home on the Waves
  • The How Did You Die? Show
  • I Remember Horsebuns
  • In Search of Sticks
  • Invasion of the Bastard Cannibals
  • Joan's Summer
  • The Judgement Game
  • Lasting, Leaving, Left
  • Lead Like a Heretic
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ABOUT Promontory Press Inc.

Based in beautiful Victoria, Canada, Promontory Press Inc. is a small press with a big vision. The press was founded in 2010 by award-winning author Bennett R. Coles, who in his own career has seen the many challenges facing authors as they break into the professional publishing world. Bennett travels all over North America, educating authors on what to expect and what is expected of them by an industry with deep roots.

Promontory is a proud member of the Literary Press Group of Canada and the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia. We are an active member of the publishing scene in both Canada and the United States. 

Promontory has made a habit of taking chances on first time authors, giving some very talented and deserving folks their first shot at the market. This is our big vision: to be a conduit for new and exciting voices in literature, and to ensure that the industry remains accessible to newcomers of all stripes. It means we try new things, take gambles and embrace change. And it means that our publishing life is rarely dull. But the future beckons, and we intend to play our small but mighty part in shaping it.

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