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THE BLACK ACE

THE BLACK ACE

Hatred, blackmail, and murder—a Brad Shade hat trick. The Black Ace reunites us with our favourite, savvy fourth-liner, with plot twists, wisecracks, and an ending that could only come from G.B. Joyce.

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THE CODE

THE CODE

Brad Shade has been just about everywhere hockey is played. And even though he’s now retired, he’s still living out of a suitcase, and still taking down names and numbers as a scout for L.A. But when a coaching legend turns up brutally murdered after an old-timers charity game, the job of scouting the local phenom begins to feel a lot like investigating the killing of the kid’s grizzled old coach.

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EVERY SPRING A PARADE DOWN BAY STREET

EVERY SPRING A PARADE DOWN BAY STREET

Red York has seen it all: the Maple Leafs’ forty-five consecutive Stanley Cups, Toronto’s designation as a United Nations World Heritage Site, the emergence of the Toronto Telegram as the nation’s greatest newspaper. Now, in response to at least two readers’ requests, and with the aid of a ghostwriter whose name he can’t ever remember, the award-winning columnist has penned a definitive history…

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THIRTY YEARS OF THE GAME AT ITS BEST

THIRTY YEARS OF THE GAME AT ITS BEST

Some sports seem to have a natural home. Soccer in Brazil, rugby in New Zealand, cricket in India. And Canada’s game? Why hockey, of course.

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