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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

Winner, First In Category for the 2018 Chanticleer Global Thriller Award Finalist for the 2019 Eric Hoffer da Vinci Eye Award 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...

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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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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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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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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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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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Life on the Farm

Life on the Farm

by Gardam, Heather

Ten-year-old Patti lives on a farm with her mom, dad and older brother Jamie. She loves the natural world she lives in, and she feels passionately that she is old enough now to be a working member of the farm team, taught the skills and given jobs that really matter...

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Little Guy

Little Guy

by Gardam, Heather

Patti’s biggest wish has come true; she has the horse she wanted so badly...

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The Maverick Effect

The Maverick Effect

by Verdolaga, George

The Maverick Effect shows people how to implement change and become successful without the supposed advantages that others have. Readers will discover how not having wealth or connections can actually be a blessing in disguise, and how to set the trends that opinion leaders will follow. The Maverick Effect tells stories of people who have succeeded despite personal and professional disadvantages...

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Milly the Mouse and Morton the Mole

Milly the Mouse and Morton the Mole

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Created by Donna Washington, the illustrator of The Mouse, The Mole, and the Magnificent, Moss-Covered House, comes the companion colouring book Milly the Mouse and Morton the Mole. Suitable for children of all ages (and adults) who loved reading their story.

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The Moral Work of Nursing

The Moral Work of Nursing

by Magnussen, Hazel J.

Reviewing and integrating lived experiences in nursing with theory and research, The Moral Work of Nursing is a blend of life story and overview of factors affecting ethical nursing practice during the past 50 years...

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The Mouse, The Mole, and the Magnificent, Moss-Covered House

The Mouse, The Mole, and the Magnificent, Moss-Covered House

by C., Stirling

Written by Stirling C. and illustrated by Donna Washington, this beautifully illustrated backwards-and-forwards book tells the charming story of how Milly the Mouse and Morton the Mole each live their lives in separate homes within the same magnificent, moss-covered hill...

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Ogopogo Odyssey

Ogopogo Odyssey

by Hawes, D.A

This enchanting story will delight any child who loves to believe. While visiting his grandparents’ vineyard in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada, Colin has a chance meeting with the famous lake creature known as the Ogopogo. This is a summer adventure he will never forget!

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Portia Bench

Portia Bench

by Boyd, Robert

Work on a new highway through British Columbia's Rocky Mountains is interrupted by a series of mishaps. Construction coordinator Clint Matheson soon learns that there is truth behind the local legends of a haunting, and he must battle in both the natural and supernatural worlds.

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The Québec Affair

The Québec Affair

by Penbrooke, Robert

A Princeton University graduate is drafted by the CIA to intercept classified fusion energy information from a defecting Soviet nuclear scientist in China. What starts simply becomes an Asian nightmare. His mission is ultimately successful, but his Canadian origins involve him in uneasy relationships that speak to the heart of the French Separatist movement and the French-Anglo rivalry in...

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Radio Daze

Radio Daze

by Mair, Rafe

This is the story of the last of the broadcasters willing, nay eager, to hold authority’s feet to the fire. Rafe Mair combined his experience as a lawyer and cabinet minister along with his deep love of his province and the City of Vancouver to build a radio career that angered many, especially politicians, but attracted huge audiences.

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Similar Titles

  • Beyond Control
  • A Bit of Candy in Hard Times
  • The Body Book
  • The Compassionate Conspiracy
  • Crescent Moon Over Laos
  • Cuddles the Cat Goes to the Dentist
  • Dark Seed
  • 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
  • Lasting, Leaving, Left
  • Lead Like a Heretic
  • Life in the Fast Lane
  • Life on the Farm
  • Little Guy
  • The Maverick Effect
  • Milly the Mouse and Morton the Mole
  • The Moral Work of Nursing
  • The Mouse, The Mole, and the Magnificent, Moss-Covered House
  • Ogopogo Odyssey
  • Portia Bench
  • The Québec Affair
  • Radio Daze
  • Angel in Blue Jeans
 

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. 

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