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    • Dance, Gladys, Dance

    • Written by: Cassie Stocks
    • Narrated by: Marysia Buchoic
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twenty-seven-year-old Frieda Zweig is at an impasse. Behind her is a string of failed relationships and half-forgotten ambitions of being a painter; in front of her lies the dreary task of finding a real job and figuring out what “normal” people do with their lives. Then, a classified ad in the local paper introduces Frieda to Gladys, an elderly woman who long ago gave up on her dreams of being a dancer. The catch? Gladys is a ghost. 

    Price: CDN$ 25.43

    • Friendly Fire

    • Written by: Lisa Guenther
    • Narrated by: Maureen Crossan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a long, hot Saskatchewan summer dawns, Darby Swank’s life is forever changed when she finds her beloved aunt floating dead in a lake. All at once her blinders are lifted, and she sees the country lifestyle she’s always known in a whole new way, with hidden pain and anguish lurking behind familiar faces and violence forever threatening to burst forth, like brushfire smouldering and dormant under the muskeg.

    Price: CDN$ 25.43

    • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    • Written by: Darusha Wehm
    • Narrated by: Darusha Wehm
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s unprepared for the boisterous instant family that comes with her. No one, besides Kim, knows anything about Gumbo's birth father. With Kim refusing to answer any questions, Gumbo must choose whether to continue the search, even if it means alienating his few friends and both his families. And the more he learns, the more he wonders whether some things are better left unknown.

    Price: CDN$ 25.43