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

Family Medicine

Family Medicine

When Dr. Hope Sze trades the crime-ridden city of Montreal for a fishing trip with her dad, she expects misty lakes and crimson maple leaves. In other words, a perfect family fun day. Then Hope’s mother—never the sharpest scalpel in the neighbourhood—drags along crazy uncle Leonard, transforming Black Donald Lake into a very dark place.

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Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s fresh confessions from the emergency room

Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s fresh confessions from the emergency room

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True tales from the emergency room, with a twist.
Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex.
And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.
Note: as an emergency doctor, I’m talking medicine spiced with G-rated sex. If patients wander into to the ER after sexual congress, something’s gone awry. I, personally, don’t mix sex and work. Other people may run around with whips and chains and red rooms of pain, but I’m a (cough) professional. As in, a medical professional. So please don’t think this book will get you off. Mostly, I’m writing about life in the emergency lane. I just like the title mash-up.
As for the torture, after you graduate, the infamous long hours and abusive staff mutate into different forms, especially for a female doctor. You trade up for problems. As you shall see.
Anything’s possible in the emergency room.
Come on in.
Oh, wait, that sounds bad, if there’s even a whiff of sex. How about…
Enter if you dare.
Shoot, that could be a come-on too. Never mind.
Want a snapshot of a world in free-fall? Turn the page.

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Indian Time

Indian Time

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Fresh out of jail and off drugs, Fred Redish embarks on a new life. First up: getting to know his two young sons, who are under the custody of his mother-in-law. Problem is, she poisons them against Mohawks in general and Fred in particular. Does he have to kill her to get his boys back?

"Impressive...moving"--Publisher's Weekly

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Buddhish: Exploring Buddhism in a Time of Grief
Mrs. Marigold’s House

Mrs. Marigold’s House

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Every Hallowe'en, Mrs. Marigold invites only six children to her mansion. One boy, Adam, warns Ashley away, but her parents, desperate to get in good with the richest woman in town, force her to go.
Trick or treat?
Trick. Definitely trick.
The question is if Ashley can get out alive.

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Apples, Broccoli & Rats with Islands: Short thoughts on envy and positivity for writers (and human beings in general)

Apples, Broccoli & Rats with Islands: Short thoughts on envy and positivity for writers (and human beings in general)

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Author:
Genre: self-help

Do you seethe with envy? Do you turn such a vibrant shade of green, staring at your friend's award-winning, New York Times bestselling books, that you kind of look like...broccoli?
Yeah. Me too.
Comparing yourself with other writers feels like comparing apples and broccoli.
Guess what? Apples taste pretty sweet. Everyone likes them. Apples seem like the cheerleaders who walk off with the quarterback every time, while you push your glasses up your broccoli nose, scribble poetry in your broccoli diary, and listen to your broccoli parents scream at each other.
Eesh.
This bite-sized book tells you how I kicked envy to the moon—well, not the moon. Okay. The front porch. Using my muscular yet shapely broccoli legs, I kicked envy to the porch so I could write my own work.
I became a rat with an island.
Are you more confused than envious now? Super. Consider my job half done. Complete my mission by buying this short yet sweet, broccoli-positive, rat-friendly book, so you, too, can annihilate envy, write your broccoli sonnets, and sing your broccoli songs forevermore.

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The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged: More True Tales From Med School and Beyond

The Unfeeling Doctor, Unplugged: More True Tales From Med School and Beyond

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I'm baaaaack.
That's right. You can't keep the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World away.
Was I always such a hard-hearted lass? Of course not. I offer you some counter-examples from medical school, a time when I was so earnest and hard-working, I scraped my finger on the mannequin while practicing my digital rectal exam technique (true story).

Then I bring it into real time, swapping more short essays about the emergency room in the digital age, where Twitter co-exists with trauma and tendonitis.

If you enjoyed The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room, or even if you didn't, come on in.

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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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