In ‘Psycho Babble and the Consternations of Life’ there is a tremendous emphasis placed on the passing of time. It even pervades the very setting, where “Clouds wander gracefully from the northeast over spring-filled hills. Toes tap to a song that swims through mind like a leaf gliding on glistening ripples of a gentle creek.” The clouds are moving slowly forward, and toes tap a rhythm that may only exist in the mind, but still counts out time as surely as the undulations of a swaying pendulum.Read More
Title – Living in the Shadow Author – Richard Grove / Tai Publisher – Hidden Brook Press ISBN – 978-1-927725-35-1 Size – 5.5 X 8.5 Genre – Psycho-Realism, Memoiresque Fiction / General Reader Retail Price – $12.95 Pages – 118 Distributors – CND – Hidden Brook Distribution Free Whole Sale Shipping...Read More
Title – The Importance of Good Roots Author – Richard M. Grove Genre – Short Stories / Poetry / Canadian ISBN – 978-1-897475-97-3 Pages – 100 Retail Price – $19.95 Distributors – CND – Hidden Brook Distribution Free Shipping http://www.hiddenbrookpress.com/hidden-brook-distribution/ – USA – Ingram – To set up an account –...Read More
Richard M. Grove (Tai) Title – The Family Reunion – 3rd Edition Author – Richard M. Grove Genre – Short Stories / Humour / Canadian ISBN – 978-1-897475-35-5 Pages – 77 Retail Price – $12.95 Distributors – CND – Hidden Brook Distribution Free Shipping http://www.hiddenbrookpress.com/hidden-brook-distribution/ – USA – Ingram –...Read More
Title – Tall Stuff Author – Norma West Linder ISBN – 978-1-927725-38-2 Size – 6 X 9 Genre – Novel / Canadian / Romance / General Reader Retail Price – $22.95 Pages – 170 Distributors – CND – Hidden Brook Distribution – Free Whole Sale Shipping http://www.hiddenbrookpress.com/hidden-brook-distribution/ – USA – Ingram – To...Read More
Author: Felicity Sidnell Reid Illustrator: Jiřina Marton Title: Alone: A Winter in the Woods ISBN: 978-1-927725-18-4 Trade Paperback: 296 pages Suggested Retail : $24.95 E-Stores: Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, Indigo and other e-stores worldwide. (Check each e-store for the best price on book and shipping as prices tend to vary from store to...Read More
This novella, set in Eastern Ontario, bubbles with the details of everyday life.Read More
‘Things I Will Tell You When I Am Dead’ employs a direct form of storytelling in order to bring to life a series of stories that are at once life affirming and starting in their testament to lives that attempt to follow simple paths add end up creating complex routes toward poignancy, affirmation, deception, and self-revelation.Read More
Like a semi-autobiographical novel in over forty chapters, the stories that make up ‘A Mad Bent Diva’ range from intimate portraits of a queer childhood, to lengthy narratives about a group of friends who engage in annual holidays at a favourite beach property where ‘bitchiness’ prevails, carnal knowledge raises its frequently campy head, and life affirming camaraderie reigns supreme.Read More
Crossing Borders brings you a splendid collection of poetry and micro-prose from an eclectic assembly of authors. Cross the sands of time and swim in the ocean of this impressive work. You will not be let down.Read More
Over the past four decades, the short stories of Norma West Linder have appeared in leading magazines, such as Chatelaine and Horizon, at home and internationally. Her fiction has been anthologized numerous times. In No Common Thread, Ms. Linder has selected 33 of her personal favourites from well over 100 published pieces.Read More
When a spaceship appeared over Manitoulin Island, Caleb Larkin and his step-sister Katie Lambert were the only two humans who saw it land. After thinking it over for a few days, they decided to be brave. A great surprise awaited them on Terra Turquoise.Read More
“We are reading our way out of sadness.” So writes Linda Rogers in her fine poem, “Paper Stairs.” And as our relationship with home and family is a complicated and varied one, Ursula Pflug’s Hidden Brook Press anthology They Have to Take You In, provides the reader with ample evidence of the profound complexity of blood and clan.Read More
Power and Possessions opens with an armed bank robbery by a crystal meth addict named Marlowe seeking to feed his addiction. At the centre of the novel is a romantic triangle between the three main characters. Stolen paintings, a skull, and an important archaeological find all come into play.Read More
Jim Christy’s newest collection of short stories, Bad Day for Ralphie, published by Hidden Brook Press, is sometimes idiosyncratic and quirky, often funky and strange but always poignant and emotionally provocative. Even though they often have a funny twist they are none the less moving and will appeal to just about everyone. Jim Christy has been described as a master story teller. This collection proves the point.Read More
Sid’s a war-hero and a bum, Gloria’s a beautiful luckless lover, Andrew’s a writer whose favourite haunt is the cemetery, and Julia is a priest with a dying congregation in a booming suburb. What have they in common? They are the Fringe Dwellers – people who once led normal lives until a sudden twist in the road sent them out onto the fringes of society. From the fringe they claw back meaning and redemption for their altered lives.Read More
In A Month Without Snow six people choose to live together for one month in an isolated farmhouse. Their time is documented on tape, in notes and through internal monologues, they are here for a reason, but what is it? Never Cry, Woolf, is a one act play that asks the question: Where do we go after we die – at...Read More
A love story of inner conflict for a TV reporter painted around the corporate landscape of the communication media. A former cop, now private detective, weaves through the story testing the bounds of a relationship. Characters find who they really are despite themselves.Read More
A tale of love, loss and lust in a fundamentalist society formed in the aftermath of a giant flood that destroyed most of the earth in 2012.Read More
Grandfather, Father and Me:
Memories, Poetry, and Good Food
is a perfect gift for any father or grandfather, in fact any family member.
It is a moving collection of short stories, poems and recipes about
grandfathers and fathers and men of influence. It is truly a loving tribute.
Read this warm and inviting book aloud at the dining room table with the whole family.
It will make young and old laugh and cry.
It will make a fine gift that will give joy for years to come.
It is a loving tribute to our Grandfathers and fathers for their fostering, nurturing, cherishing, for their encouragement.Read More
Grandmother, Mother and Me
Memories, Poetry, and Good Food
is a perfect gift for any mother or grandmother. It is a touching collection of short stories, poems and recipes about grandmothers and mothers. It is truly a loving tribute.
Read this warm and inviting book aloud at the dining room table with the whole family. It will make young and old laugh and cry.
It will make a fine Christmas gift that will give joy
for years to come.Read More
Celebrating Christmas with… Memories, Poetry, and Good Food is a tradition-filled book of memories in prose, poetry and recipes. Read this book aloud at the dining room table with the whole family. It will make young and old laugh and cry.Read More
Bottle and Glass is a story of survival and escape told from the barstools of two dozen boisterous Kingston taverns at the close of the War of 1812.Read More
The Last Stoic is a story of appetite and fear, both modern and ancient. Half of the story’s narrative occurs in the time and place of the ancient Roman Empire; the other half occurs in the present-day United States. The parallels between the two eras are so strong that the narrative continues uninterrupted as the setting shifts from historic Rome to modern America, alternating from chapter to chapter.Read More