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New novel released September 30, 2014
Mary Rose MacKinnon lives in Toronto with her partner, Hilary, a busy theatre director, and their 2 young children, Matthew and Maggie, trying valiantly and often hilariously to balance her creative pursuits with domestic demands, and the various challenges of parenting.
Fall On Your Knees
Following the curves of history in the first half of the twentieth century, Fall On Your Knees takes us from haunted Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, through the battle fields of World War One, to the emerging jazz scene of New York city and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters....
The Way the Crow Flies
It's the early 1960′s, a time of optimism infused with the excitement of the space race and overshadowed by the menace of the Cold War – a world filtered through the imagination of Madeleine McCarthy, a spirited nine-year-old....
Belle Moral: A Natural History steeps us in a world on the cusp between magic and art, and science and madness. Set in 1899 just outside Edinburgh, the play unfolds in the venerable estate known as Belle Moral....
The Attic, The Pearls, and Three Fine Girls
In The Attic, The Pearls, and Three Fine Girls, we meet Jayne, a closeted corporate shark, Jojo, a perpetually broken-hearted professor obsessed with Brecht, and Jelly, an eccentric artist with a penchant for boxes....
The Arab's Mouth
Egyptian hieroglyphs, discovered on the rocky coast near Edinburgh, hold the key to the dreadful secret that still haunts the MacIsaac family. And to the identity of the shadowy nun whose vow of silence speaks louder than words....
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is an exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet....