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Now available at Editions Dedicaces: « Best Served Cold », by Carol Margaret Tetlow

ISBN : 978-1-77076-700-3
Format : 270 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Interior Ink : Black & white
Binding : Perfect-bound Paperback

With a busy life as a family doctor and the worry of elderly parents, Grace Dunstable feels that she is well overdue some good fortune. Her wish seems to be granted in the form of Gideon, a new consultant, who takes an immediate shine to her and asks her out.

But as they grow closer, the rest of Grace’s life strangely starts to fall apart and after a sequence of increasingly upsetting events, she begins to wonder if she has inherited her mother’s mental health problems.

Thank goodness for the tenacity of Harry, her work colleague, who doggedly sets out to find out just what exactly is going on and who Gideon Barlow really is.

From the author of the popular Teviotdale medical centre series comes a new novel, with a new heroine, romance, medicine and more than a touch of suspense.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Carol Margaret Tetlow retired from general practice two years ago and now spends her time writing and playing tennis. She lives in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with nine donkeys, two ponies, four Labradors, two cats and one very long suffering husband.

PRICE : 16.10 US$

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Now available at Editions Dedicaces: « The Hero of New France », by Lee Dorsey

ISBN : 978-1-77076-698-3
Format : 194 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Interior Ink : Black & white
Binding : Perfect-bound Paperback

Little is known about Adam Dollard (referred to as Daulac on his death certificate) except that he came to New France in 1658 under mysterious circumstances and had a military background in France.

Adam Dollard in the spring of 1660, assumed the leadership of an expedition to the Ottawa River. Along with 17 young French companions left Ville-Marie (Montreal) to deter an army of 800 Iroquois who were intent on invading Quebec and Montreal later that year to remove the French from their hunting grounds once and for all.

These young Frenchmen set up camp at the foot of the Long Sault (rapids) along the Ottawa River and were joined eventually by 40 Huron’s and 4 Algonquin’s who were sworn enemies of the Iroquois.

Scarcely had they had time to put an old abandon fort in shape when 300 Iroquois burst forth along the river. They were the advance-guard of the 800 Iroquois forming at the mouth of the Richelieu on the St. Lawrence.

Fighting ensued and the Iroquois were driven back several times with severe losses. At that point, they sent for the entire army of Iroquois to take this little fort. After five days of fighting, the Iroquois by overwhelming numbers managed to enter the fort and kill all the survivors but three. These unfortunate men were divided up and taken to the individual Iroquois villages to be tortured to death.

A third of the Iroquois army is said to have perished in this battle. The Iroquois were appalled by the fact that the defense was put up by only 17 Frenchmen since most of the Huron’s abandoned them, and so they withdrew to their own territory among the five Iroquois nations. The planned attack on Montreal and Quebec was postponed indefinitely.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Lee Dorsey attended the American University in Washington, D.C., and holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management. He worked in broadcasting for several years, and after which, he worked for the United States Naval Academy, where he was eventually promoted to Director of Human Resources for the Brigade Services Division. He retired from the USNA in 2008 and began a new career as a writer.

He currently writes fulltime, and is the author of several published novels, including A Forbidden Love, Mercenaries of Panama, I and II, Indiscretions, The Artist, Androgyny, A Search for Love, The Triangulum Galaxy and Whatever Happened to Virginia Dare.

PRICE : 15.10 US$

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« Lombrisphere », by Urbain Lami

ISBN : 978-1-77076-696-9
Format : 104 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Interior Ink : Black & white
Binding : Perfect-bound Paperback

The domination of man over nature has reached an unprecedented and critical stage. Rationalism leads the world and humanity knows the consequences. The mediation of terrestrial beings is opposed to the ideas of predation and greed that govern our century.

In the subtle presentation of the author, earthworms, through endearing actors, offer a model inspired by their relationship to the earth. Allegory invites us to associate ourselves with the song of life that fills the void and raises us to its fullness. In fact, earthworms consider themselves to be true mediators of triumphant nature. As such, they take portions to give, share and build the present and the future. The beauty of nature and the people who live in Lombricia will not go unnoticed.

From beginning to end, the image of shadows will lead us to the magnificent reign of its original essences. When the enemy comes to attack and destroy, nature shows once more that it has resources to make the light triumph and deliver a message of peace and hope: life awaits you to express yourself in everything and especially in you.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

The environment is the great passion of the author. This is the second book he proposes for the edition. He explores here a second literary genre through which the power of thought and the beauty of words come together to serve an idea: to protect the earth.

PRICE : 13.75 US$

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