The Hope Sze medical mysteries are available in trade paperback at these wonderful places, as well as Amazon, Chapters, or Indigo:

SOUTH GLENGARRY, ONTARIO

Cornwall

Wholehealth Pharmacy106 Second St W, Cornwall, ON K6J 1G5. (613) 938-0606 Literature in a health-oriented community pharmacy! 

Cornwall Public Library (Stockholm Syndrome only): 45 Second St. East, P.O Box 939, Cornwall, Ontario Canada, K6H 5V1. Telephone: 613.932.4796 Fax: 613.932.2715 / e-mail: generalmail@library.cornwall.on.ca  Love this place.

Alexandria and area

R&L’s Book Nook in Alexandria
58 Alexandria Main, Alexandria, ON K0K 1A0; (613)525-9940; rlbooknook@eastlink.ca. They also carry my Unfeeling Doctor, YA, fantasy, and children’s books. We bow down.

Glengarry Chocolate Factory (Human Remains only): 1-17 Peel St W, Alexandria, ON K0C 1A0. Come for the delicious food, stay for the art and books.

Fassifern General Store; RR 5 in Alexandria, ON; (613)525-2144. We buy gas and ice cream here, and they know how to fix cars!

Penny’s Market (Terminally Ill only)
7340 regional road 23, K0C 1J0; (613)551-4806; info@pennysmarket.org  Mouth-watering, locally-made food by local farmers, plus treasures for your home.

Vankleek Hill

The Review: 76 Main St. E, Vankleek Hill, Ontario, K0B 1R0, Tel: (613) 678-3327, review@thereview.ca. A community hub!

Lancaster

Épicerie Henderson’s Grocery Store187 Military Rd, Lancaster, ON K0C 1N0, (613) 347-1958 My kids devour their garlic bread and sweets, and now you can eat and read in their café.

Brown House
4765 Hwy 34, Green Valley, ON K0C 1L0; (613) 347-2583  A warm, family-run business where you can buy everything from gas to Levac honey.

OTTAWA

Books on Beechwood35 Beechwood Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1M 1M1; (613) 742-5030; staff@booksonbeechwood.ca  A creative, closely-knit bookstore.

MONTREAL

Librairie Bertrand
430 Rue Saint-Pierre, Montréal, QC H2Y 2M5, Canada, bertrand@librairiebertrand.com  Gorgeous, organized bookstore in Old Montreal.

Librairie Paragraphe bookstore (Human Remains only)

2220 McGill College Avenue, Montreal (Quebec), H3A 3P9; 514 845-5811. Heart-warming bookstore steps away from McGill.

NEW YORK CITY

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007

Email: info@mysteriousbookshop.com / Phone: 212-587-1011 / Fax: 212-587-1126  My favourite NYC bookstore.

BOSTON AREA

Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street
Brookline MA 02446-2908 / Tel: 617-566-6660 / Fax: 617-734-9125

thestore@brooklinebooksmith.com  Super fun place.

Bookseller discount through Olo Books and Windtree Press:

2-4 assorted books, 40% discount + shipping

5-9 assorted books, 45% discount + shipping

10 or more assorted books, 50% discount, free domestic U.S. shipping

Embryos in Space

Embryos in Space

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Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.

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Eat Right and Get a Dog: Short Thoughts on Losing Weight and Gaining a Life (Bite-sized books)

Eat Right and Get a Dog: Short Thoughts on Losing Weight and Gaining a Life (Bite-sized books)

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Genre: self-help

Who wants to lose a few pounds?
I do, I do!
Who wants to read about weight loss?
Um…
Look. I know where you're coming from. Doctors like me should get all excited about slimming down, but if you ask me to count calories or eat like a cavewoman, I sprint for the door. And after I finish sprinting, I want to eat more than a goji berry.
So I wrote this bite-sized book that sums up my entire weight loss philosophy in six words: eat right and get a dog. Okay, I wrote a little more than that, but I promise not to shame you or make up some complex system where you have to order a magic spoonful of powdered spinach from me every Tuesday at midnight.
Just read it. What have you got to lose, except a few inches, a few dollars, and a few degrees of self-loathing? Hooray!

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Iron Monk

Iron Monk

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Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive.

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The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love

The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love

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This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between.

When I read other 'mumoirs', I laugh at the universal truisms: yep, tired. Ooh, a poopy diaper. But look, baby's smile! So worth it. Whoops, I'm pregnant again!

Is that my 20,000-word tale?

I wish.

Yes, I change diapers. Cloth diapers! And my husband changes more than his fair share.

But mostly, I'm an ecstatic new Momzilla carting my infant around as death and disease stalk and smite my family. Meanwhile, I'm just trying to save lives and conceive another baby.

Warning #1: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).

Warning #2: I wrote it as prose poems because I think poems are an excellent way to distill life into sharp, memorable lines. Also, thanks to babies and medicine, I hardly have my hands to myself, except when I'm sleeping. Poems are short. And I still need to sleep.

Come on in.

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Red

Red

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A pregnant teenager donates her embryo to a recipient mother who wants red-haired children. The doctor who pioneered the technology performs the microsurgery exquisitely.

Everyone should live happily ever after.

Except this isn't a fairy tale.

"Red," a short story originally published in Nature's Future science fiction section.

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Stockholm Syndrome

Stockholm Syndrome

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One of the best crime novels of 2016, as chosen by CBC's The Next Chapter.
Two doctors. One killer. One woman in labour.

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These Delicate Creatures

These Delicate Creatures

When a tyrant overtakes her space colony, Emma Lo strikes back with her art.

She employs nanotechnology to transform her nearly century-old body so that she may play Othello in a desperate bid to satirize and overthrow the President—until someone hacks Emma's com link and begins to blackmail her.

A cat-and-mouse game in a 4000-word rapier of a short story where Emma's life and spirit are at stake and, to quote the Scottish play, she "cannot fly, /But, bear-like...must fight the course."

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The Knowledgeable Lion: Poems and Prose by the Unfeeling Doctor in Africa

The Knowledgeable Lion: Poems and Prose by the Unfeeling Doctor in Africa

$3.99

I have always yearned to visit Africa.

I want to watch lions prowl in their natural habitat. I want to gaze into an elephant’s eyes and witness a wise matriarch who has traversed the continent. I want to sit quietly with the silverback gorillas.

Instead, I finished medical school and residency, got married, and had kids. I dreamed of Africa, but figured it would stay a dream for another decade, until my teacher friend, Becky, said, “My school is going to South Africa. You could come.”

This is a short book of poems, mixed with occasional prose, about my travels in South Africa and Swaziland. From visiting a Mom and Baby clinic and surfing in Jeffrey’s Bay, to dissecting an impala in Moholoholo, to shopping in Swaziland, and culminating in a safari in Kruger National Park. Almost 100 percent as a tourist, instead of as a doctor. And that’s okay. As the African proverb goes, “Travel teaches how to see.”

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The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls

The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls

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When Melanie's mother dumps her at the Little Flower Preparatory College for Girls, Melanie can handle the uniforms and the 6 a.m. wake-up calls. But when the nuns' discipline turns savage and Melanie discovers that the parents have essentially abandoned them, Melanie must save herself and her best friend, even if it means consorting with a vampire.

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Waiting for Jenny Rex

Waiting for Jenny Rex

Jenny died of anorexia, but she didn't stay dead.
She's back and she's warning the world about her deadly disease.
Josh, the media-savvy reporter, helps her get the message out...and falls in love with her drive, her sass, and funny little streaks of innocence.
Can Jenny save the world from anorexia?
Can Josh save her from herself?

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The Italian School for Assassins

The Italian School for Assassins

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“Scintillating…imaginative...V is a character who calls out for a series. At once Everywoman and Heroine...a marvellous comedy/adventure.” Richard Quarry, author of Midnight Choir

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Because

Because

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Genres: Mystery, Noir

“What fabrications they are, mothers. Scarecrows, wax dolls for us to stick pins into, crude diagrams.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin.

How do you solve a problem like your mother?

A ferocious flash fiction story.

Accompanied by an exclusive essay by the author on the exhausted genesis of the story at Kris Rusch and Dean Smith's Oregon mystery workshop, the writing life, and the Derringer short list.

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