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The Prince-of-Sudland

The Prince of Sudland: Escape from the Palace
by Nancy Kay Clark

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Paperback: CAN$20

Eleven-year-old Prince Argus of Sudland, known as Gus the Fuss, suspects the “accident” that left him with terrible scars, was no accident. Someone is trying to kill off the royal family. But he can’t get the new king (his older brother Rudy), or his sister Willa, or anyone at the palace to believe him. His scars are so bad, they won’t even look at him anymore—never mind listen to him.

Another attack from the shadows forces Gus to flee the palace. In disguise and with the help of his one trusted friend, a housemaid named Anna, Gus sets out into the wide world to find out who’s behind the attacks.

Now Gus is an ex-prince, hiding his scarred face, dressed in rags, mucking out barns, rescuing telepathic birds and being chased through a deep dark forest. Can he make his way back to the palace in time to save Rudy and Willa from the culprit, who is determined to steal the throne of Sudland?


OUR_PLAN_COVER__only_72dpiOur Plan to Save the World
and other stories of false starts, dead ends, detours and determined people looking for their happy ending.
by Nancy Kay Clark, Phyllis Humby, Michael Joll, Steve Nelson and Frank T. SikoraFive authors, Canadians Nancy Kay Clark, Phyllis Humby and Michael Joll, and Americans Steve Nelson and Frank T. Sikora, have come together to offer a collection of stories about finding the right path on both sides of the border and beyond. The stories are a mix of fiction styles and genres—literary, historical, psychological suspense, and speculative—but all depict the beginning, middle or end of a life quest. We offer them to you as variations on our plan to save the world—one story, one person at a time.”Thought-provoking and highly original, this remarkable collection of short stories by five acclaimed authors takes the reader from teen fumblings to the end of life, from the fantastical to the criminal, and from the whimsical to the tragic. This suite of stories will remain with the reader long after the last page is turned.” — Brian Henry, Professor of Creative Writing, Ryerson University, Toronto




Victorian Town

by Nancy Thorne

Abby Parker planned out her whole life: complete her final year of high school, go to college, get a job, move away from her insane family, stay best friends with Jessica.

But, that was before she broke into the nearby tourist attraction and unwittingly answered a call from a centuries-old spirit who dragged her into the 19th century.

Now she must solve a Victorian mystery without getting herself killed, or worse, spend a lifetime trapped in the past, leaving behind everyone she loves and altering their lives forever.

When she meets gorgeous Benjamin, the future looks a lot like wreckage.

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5-nancys-cover5 Nancys (chapbook)

by Nancy Kay Clark

Have you ever Googled yourself and found someone else? In 5 Nancys, Nancy Kay Clark, editor of CommuterLit, writes about real-life encounters with four other Nancy Clarks and imagines their lives. How did they become who they are? What choices should they have made? Which one is the better Nancy Clark? The more popular? The richer? The happier? And which one is Nancy Kay?

Read a story by Nancy Kay Clark.

Digital version (PDF): $3.00

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Print version:  $5.00 (including shipping)


commuterlit-selections-arrivals-and-departures-2CommuterLit Selections: Arrivals & Departures

Life is full of arrivals and departures. This anthology includes one month’s worth of short stories and poetry by CommuterLit contributors.

Paperback: $14.45

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 CommuterLit Selections Fall 2013: A Month of Reading your Your Transit Commute

Featuring 20 of the best poems and short stories culled from Fiction on the Go.

CommuterLit Selections is available to order through Click the button below to purchase your copy today for Only $14.70

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  2. Nancy Boyce

    I’m enjoying my copy of this short story anthology. It has such a great variety of stories and poems. I’m a regular reader of and was thrilled to see some of my favourite authors such as Brad Gischia and Frank T. Sikora. I love anything that they write. One of my favourite stories from CommuterLit has been included, Soldier’s Last Wish, by Phyllis Humby. I’m looking forward to rereading the stories that I love and reading some that I’ve missed. What a great gift for my friends that like short stories.

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  5. Erin Berry

    Wow. Michelle Boomer writes like a pro. Her work is mind boggling. Another great story. The world’s next great mystery writer has arrived and she goes by the name of Michelle Boomer. When is the next story???

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