L. M. Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables and author of more than 20 books, is a household name the world over. Anne of Green Gables has been translated into 40 different languages and immortalized on film, television, and stage. The spirited story of orphaned Anne was inspired by the natural beauty of Prince Edward Island.
Christmas is a time for celebrating with friends and family and for sharing stories, memories, and good cheer. This compilation brings to life holiday stories from across Quebec. From the early days to the modern day, and from heartwarming inspirational tales to dangerous escapades, this is a collection to treasure for many years to come.
During World War II, some of the most treacherous jobs were those performed by men and women located deep within enemy territory. Always in danger of being exposed and subjected to torture, imprisonment, and even death, their stories are chilling accounts of bravery and luck--and, in some cases, what happens when the luck runs out.
The history of Canada is filled with charismatic and talented military leaders. Each of the men featured in this collection was wildly successful in business and used his private wealth to provide Canada with a military unit at its times of greatest need. Today these respected units continue to serve Canada and Canadians.