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Other Side of Adventure

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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237 pages,
ISBN: 9780888876898
$19.95 CA



About the Book

   Was it an adventure or a nightmare she was embarking upon? She had never been so alone – not even during the horrible war that had just ended.
   Ed is helpless to stop his brother, back in Canada, from putting Frances in an impossible situation.    Who stole Ed´s notes on the vehicle reparations in Germany? Why would anybody even want them?
   Will Karla agree to start the process to move to Canada?




Other Side of Turmoil

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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260 pages,
ISBN: 9780888876751
$19.95 CA



About the Book

Who is preventing Earl's wife from receiving a boarding pass to sail to Canada? Ed, his friends and their General are determined to find the answer. But what if the problem lies with Immigration Canada? Can a group of mechanics challenge this powerful organization and win? The brutality of war did not end with the signing of the Peace Treaty. Sharon meets someone who brings the harshness of life after the war to the forefront. George is under a tremendous amount of stress. Ed is worried sick about him.


The Other Side of Distraught

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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232 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888876584
$19.95 CA



About the Book

Someone is no longer safe in her homeland due to the heating up of the Cold War. She must flee. Her husband is distraught and considers doing the unthinkable. Hopefully his actions provoke the readers to fathom the depth of the sacrifices made by those who serve us. Frances's life has become just slightly easier but at what cost?


The Other Side of Deception

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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246 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888876331
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Canadians and their friends have been deceived once. Surely it won't happen a second time. Or will it?

Johann goes on his first journey outside of his own city. He has his hands full with Shorty and his short fuse when things go awry. Can Johann settle him down in Eddie's absence?

Ed's wife, Frances realizes she must find a way to gain control over her little boy before it's too late.


Other Side of Trust

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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246 pages,
ISBN: 9780888876157
$19.95 CA



About the Book

This action packed novel centers around the matter of trust. The General has arrived at the railway car barracks and must determine who is trustworthy. To make matters worse, two of his soldiers have gone missing. The search for these men results in a surprising twist.
Ed´s wife, Frances is facing an unsettling dilemma. She needs to confer with her husband but that is only possible with pen and paper. She fears the decision she must make in his absence will cause her and her sons grief – no matter which choice she makes.


Other Side of Trepidation

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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244 pages,
ISBN: 9780888875990
$19.95 CA



About the Book

Sarge has a surprise visitor who brings him unsettling news especially in light of the lengthy absence of Ed and five of his fellow soldiers. They had only gone to find a little girl. That shouldn´t have posed a problem – should it? Ed´s wife, Frances is struggling on her own to provide the bare necessities for her family. Broken eggs equate to a broken spirit. Will she have to swallow her pride?


Other Side of Guilt

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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232 pages,
ISBN: 9780888875716
$19.95 CA



About the Book

So much has happened in such a short time that Johann feels like his world is caving in on him. He wishes Eddie could comfort him but someone else needs his friend even more. Others are overcome with feelings of guilt, but a child is able to ease their troubled minds. This child warms our hearts with her innocence and her unusual sense of wisdom. Meanwhile back in Canada, EdÕs wife, Frances, discovers the heavy burden her five-year-old son has been carrying.


The Other Side of Isolation

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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233 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888875358
$19.95 CA



About the Book

Tempers are flaring at the Canadian barracks as time drags on for them overseas. Their loneliness and frustration is heightened because of the six renegades who are now residing amongst them. The men are feeling isolated from their families and from the world. Where has the music gone to in their lives?
Suspense builds as Johann's puppy, Hundy, races over to the empty children's sleeping car and does something he never does - he barks.


The Other Side of Commitment

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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244 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888875211
$19.95 CA



About the Book

There is trouble brewing at Ed's base. Who are these renegades? Where are they from?

A day at the markets highlights the desperation felt by the folks in Germany: the value of a chocolate bar is phenomenal. Ed attends a wedding which ends with an overwhelming surprise.

What does the future hold for the German family, the Canadian soldiers and their families back home? Life is difficult but it's the uncertainties that intensify the stress. Johann would remind us to think positive thoughts.


The Other Side of Courage

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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241 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888875129
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Other Side Of Courage heightens the reader's awareness of the plight of the orphaned children in Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. We come to know a seven-year-old girl who has much to teach us; listen carefully to Rachel's words of wisdom. Her life has been horrific yet she still knows how to trust. Arthur is still missing. Surely we will hear news of him-or will we?


Other Side of Starvation

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
ISBN:
$13.95 CA





235 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874771
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Other Side of Starvation reveals the reality of life in Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. Millions of people died of starvation, not only in Germany but also in other countries ravaged by war. However, there was one major difference between the reasons for the deaths in Germany and those in other countries. Johann's family's stash is dwindling- there is a theif in the area. Will this culprit be apprehended before everything is gone? How will the missing goods affect the family?


The Other Side of Devotion

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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258 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874504
$19.95 CA



About the Book

This ninth novel in the Other Side series highlights the devotion of those in Germany who remain by Eddie's side during grim times. Thankfully, he is unaware that his future is in jeopardy.
An army friend of Eddie's visits Frances and the children. He has unsettling news of an atrocious act carried out by the Allies at the end of the war.
Frau Berg finally learns of the fate of her freind, Herr Keller. She must make a heart-wrenching decision. Oh, what should she do?


Other Side of Rescue

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
ISBN:
$13.95 CA





220 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874153
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Other Side of Rescue is a touching tale filled with suspense. The leader of the rebellious faction in Germany has eluded even the mighty mission leader. However, an unlikely candidate comes face to face with the mad rebel leader. Who will be the victor? Meanwhile Eddie's wife, Frances, is forced to face some unsettling facts about her health. And then there's Frau Berg, who is completely unconsolable.


Other Side of Capture

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
ISBN:
$13.95 CA





213 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874160
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Other Side of Capture is the seventh novel in The Other Side series. The rebel leader is still at large. The Canadian army is determined to capture him and rescue his captives. A woman's hand drops an envelope, addressed to Frau Berg, in front of Eddie and Shorty. Frustration builds as Frau Berg refuses to reveal critical information that would facilitate the capture of the rebel leader. In the meantime, Ed's wife, Frances, is dealing with an accident involving one of their little sons. She needs her husband but currently he is available to no one.


Other Side of Rebellion

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
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217 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874146
$19.95 CA



About the Book

The Other Side of Rebellion is a dramatic account of the rebellious faction in Germany who still harboured hope that their leader was alive and would return to power in Germany. They would triumph over the Allies.
Earl is still missing. The family is in grave danger. So are Eddie and his regiment. Allied reinforcements were brought in to try to stop the rebellion. In the meantime, Ed's wife, Frances, is trying to raise their three little boys while dealing with a shell shocked family member.


Other Side of Torn

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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ISBN:
$13.95 CA





221 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874108
$19.95 CA



About the Book

   Eddie has dedicated his life to the Schmidt family since arriving in Germany six months ago. He thinks his wife and three little sons back home are free of danger. Little does he know that his wife is facing stressful and dramatic challenges in his absence.
   Eddie must make a decision that will impact both families. In fact, it forces him, in a sense, to choose between the two families. He is torn by his predicament. To this day I believe he made the right choice.


Other Side of Trauma

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
ISBN:
$13.95 CA





202 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874092
$19.95 CA



About the Book

   The Other Side of Trauma is the fourth book in The Other Side series, following Eddie as he continues with the Schmidt family.


Other Side of Pain

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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ISBN:
$13.95 CA





220 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874085
$19.95 CA



About the Book

   In The Other Side of Pain, the third novel in this series, Eddie continues to help the German family deal with their wartime traumas. One of their sons returns from his army service in a war that he and his family did not support. The men from his family did not volunteer to serve Hitler. However, if they refused, their loved ones would most certainly be killed by Hitler´s hit men. That is how Hitler ruled - with fear.
   The Other Side of Pain is filled with tension. It portrays physical and emotional pain the German family and Eddie faced in the aftermath of the Second World War.


Other Side of Fear

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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220 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888874061
$19.95 CA



About the Book

Eddie´s relationship with the Schmidt family continues. Eddie sees and deals the powerful fears the family faces every day of their lives. This first sequel to The Other Side of War is filled with tension as the family is plagued by signs of a retrn of the Polish element. We learn more about the war, forcing the family to live in a hole in the ground in their own backyard. The family went to great lengths to avoid detection by these brutal officers.
The Canadian soldiers have little combat training since they were the mechanical engineers yet they find themselves embroiled in a tense battle with some of Stalin´s most successful thugs. As the story unfolds we find that Johann can face his overwhelming fear when he realizes Eddie´s life is in danger. The protected becomes the protector.


Other Side of War

Written by
Marie Donais Calder


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0 pages,
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$13.95 CA





225 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888873941
$19.95 CA



About the Book

In a 1998 visit to Germany my Mother was told, "It´s by way of Eddie that we were to be fed." Eddie, my Dad, served in the Canadian Occupation Force in Germany for one year following the Second World War. My Mom was back home in Saskatchewan caring for their three little sons. Soon after arriving in enemy territory, Eddie met ten-year-old Johann. Unlike so many others, Dad didn´t view Johann as a Nazi. He was just a starving little boy. This story illustrates how one man and one family rose above the vile hatred caused by war. It highlights the best of humanity - even between enemies.


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